42 days ago

WATCH: Rotterdam's floating cows: the future of farming?

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?

These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to minimize waste and land use, and also bring food production closer to the city.

Play Now: play.stuff.co.nz...

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11 days ago

BBC News: Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists

Fred from Taupo Central

BBC News - Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists
www.bbc.co.uk...

1 day ago

Should the council spend rate payers' money fighting hotel development?

Nicola Brennan-Tupara Reporter from Taupō Times

Hi nieghbours,
The future of a planned eight storey hotel in Taupō's CBD is headed into the courtroom in the new year.
Mediation, facilitated by the Environment Court, between developer Cypress Capital Investments Ltd and the Taupō District Council, and involving others as interested parties, has ended with no announcement of an agreement acceptable to all.
So the matter will now be decided by the Environment Court.
READ MORE here.
Should do you think the council spend rate payers' money fighting hotel development?

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19 hours ago

The NZ House & Garden House Tours are selling fast!

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are hitting the regions for 2020! Book your next summer weekend away now for a chance to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines! Join us for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. For the last eleven years, the magazine has handpicked five fabulous locations around the country and this time we are delighted to be heading to the Bay of Islands, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin. For more information and to secure your tickets for an inspiring day out exploring, please visit our website.

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