Sally Rae

Milk volumes affect values

Prices slipped again in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction, as strong late-season New Zealand milk production continued to make its mark.

Upstart merges with powerHouse

Upstart merges with powerHouse

Dunedin's Upstart business incubator has announced its merger with early stage technology investment firm powerHouse Ventures.

Wool industry picks up dropped stitches

Wool industry picks up dropped stitches

New Zealand's wool industry is ''a wee bit broken'' , Wools of New Zealand chief executive Ross Townshend says.

Linking youth and the land

Linking youth and the land

Annika Korsten is on a mission to expose disengaged Dunedin youth to rural work opportunities.

Earnscleugh orchard best of bunch

McIntosh Orchard, at Earnscleugh, has been named supreme winner of the Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Beef and Lamb to work with MIE

Beef and Lamb New Zealand says it will work with Meat Industry Excellence as it develops a more detailed project plan - and one that the industry-good organisation can fund.

Sale volumes on right track

Sale volumes on right track

Rural property prices may have eased slightly but 2013-14 sale volumes are still likely to return to pre-global financial crisis figures for the first time, economists say.

Alliance appoints Stoddart to board

Alliance appoints Stoddart to board

Alliance Group has appointed Auckland businesswoman Vanessa Stoddart as its third independent director.

Energy initiative targets meat, dairy plants

Energy initiative targets meat, dairy plants

Meat and dairy plant operators have been targeted among new energy-efficiency initiatives announced by the Government, aimed at improving business productivity, saving money and reducing carbon emissions.

City lawyer makes magazine 'Hot List'

City lawyer makes magazine 'Hot List'

Dunedin lawyer Sarah Simmers is officially ''hot''.