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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.

  • The problem with my new water tank... | RD4 The First Time

    My water tank arrived two weeks ago. It's still not hooked up. Water... who needs that anyway?

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  • A guide to cattle dehorning

    Dehorning is an important part of cattle management in New Zealand. Find out why, and how to dehorn your cattle.

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  • New Zealand’s Green Roofs

    Discover New Zealand’s green roofs, the benefits they are having to the environment, and what installing one might involve.

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  • One Brute of a ute!

    Jeep have decided to make a huge impact with this Brute, huge!

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  • How to cure your own bacon

    How to cure your own bacon

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  • Whole snapper steamed with ginger, basil and chilli recipe

    A recipe for steamed snapper that uses the flavours of ginger, basil, and chillie

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