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Farming & agriculture articles and resources

The Rural brings you news and articles about New Zealand's agricultural community, farming industry and lifestyle block living. Advice, tips, how-to guides and comment on rural matters from farmers, hunters, and other rural industry insiders.

  • Types of Treehouses

    Four different treehouse designs to consider when building a treehouse.

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  • Dealing with Chicken Mites

    New Zealand chickens are commonly affected by two different types of mites: the northern fowl mite, and the red mite. They can be difficult to spot until an infestation is well underway, so it is important to check your flock regularly.

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  • Vegetable Seasons in New Zealand

    A handy guide to vegetables seasons: when vegetables are harvested and available in stores.

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  • Review: Geographx Maps - Abel Tasman National Park

    I was sent a couple of Geographx Maps. As it turned out, I was off on a tramp to the Abel Tasman, and one of the maps I got was for the Abel Tasman National Park.

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  • The Modular Pods: Exterior & Interior

    Discover how this family farm designed the exterior & interior of a modular eco holiday home on their property.

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  • How to make red toffee apples

    An easy red toffee apple recipe, perfect for kids parties, or just for fun at home!

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