Sally Rae

Dollar dragging down beef returns

Dollar dragging down beef returns

The outlook for the global beef industry might be positive but New Zealand's international competitiveness continues to be eroded by the relatively high dollar.

Determination drives Staley's love for work

Determination drives Staley's love for work

iD Dunedin Fashion Week might be over for another year - the catwalk dismantled, the goodie bags emptied - but Susie Staley is already looking ahead to next year.

Award honours key figure in Waitaki irrigation

Award honours key figure in Waitaki irrigation

When Grant McFadden drives through rural North Otago, he is amazed at what irrigation has done for the district.

Farm forestry couple's passion

Farm forestry couple's passion

East Otago couple John and Heather Prebble have had a long-standing interest in farm forestry.

In the hunt

In the hunt

Richard Burdon likens running a trophy-hunting operation to farming as it involves so many different facets.

Aiming to please

Aiming to please

Hunt tourism can make a high country station sustainable, as well as thrill the trophy seekers, writes 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.