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Property News - 13 July 2020

$12,000 fine for fire safety issues : Modest increase in home values : Historic church saved by Quinneys : Local board for Bay likely to cost more : Group to fight proposed Kaka Valley development : Big price tag for new Tahunanui loos : Need for new museum building ‘urgent’

Property News - 10 July 2020

Forest management consultation closing : Fast-track plans for new bridge : ‘Grossly excessive’ fees for development cut : Master plan for Maitai : Residents between rock and hard place over repair bill : Recreation park to replace pine plantations : Toll canopy tops off development

More FM Rural Comments

Aired Saturday January 16th on More FM
Dick talks to Blair on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses the recent rain and the positive impact on the region, dairying, berry crops and the apple season.

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Aired Saturday December 19th on More FM
Dick talks to Blair on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses the recent hail, dairy farming, lambing, fruit growers and the TTP

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Aired Saturday December 12th on More FM
Dick talks to Blair on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses the dry weather and water rationing, the impact on crops, kiwifruit and apples and the Marlborough Fires.

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Aired December 5th on More FM
Dick talks to Blair on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses weather, lowest lamb crop since 1953 and the recent publicity about the treatment of bobby calves.

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Aired Saturday November 28th on More FM
Dick talks to Jono on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses the dry weather taskforce, water rationing the effect of El Nino, Marlborough forest fires and the start of the summer fruit season.

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Aired Saturday November 21st on More FM
Dick talks to Dave on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses the A & P Show, global dairy prices, Fonterra, weather and water rationing.

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Aired Saturday November 14th on More FM
Dick talks to Dave on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses good response to the rain, hay and silage cut, cold snap not good for late fruiting crops,wool prices are up and low dairy payout has led to a report stating that tractor sales are down.

More FM Rural Comments 7th November 2015

Aired Saturday 7th November on More FM
Dick talks on More FM's Saturday morning show. Dick discusses rain, frosts and possible damage on fruit crops, silage making season and Yealands Estate wines receive an award.