Sally Rae

Shotover camera tech world leader

Shotover camera tech world leader

When Prime Minister John Key walked in the door of Shotover Camera Systems late last year, general manager Brad Hurndell reckons he wasn't expecting to find what he encountered in Queenstown.

Record canola crop on irrigated plot

Record canola crop on irrigated plot

As dry conditions continue in North Otago, a world-record canola crop harvested at Hilderthorpe has provided proof of the benefits of irrigation.

Sheep and vineyards a winning combination

Sheep and vineyards a winning combination

Timbo Deaker and Jason Thomson might know a thing or two about grapes but they admit they are ''totally green'' when it comes to sheep.

Network supportive – finalist

Network supportive – finalist

Andrea Murphy is proud to call New Zealand home.

Ready to take on the male contingent

Ready to take on the male contingent

When Olivia Ross lines up for the Otago-Southland regional final of the ANZ Young Farmer Contest in Queenstown next month, she intends giving it ''120%''.

NZ's best head for antler contest

NZ's best head for antler contest

Some of the country's top velvet and antler heads will be on display at the Elk and Wapiti Society of New Zealand's velvet and antler competition in Wanaka this month.

Hectic time as spa operators go places

Hectic time as spa operators go places

December was a whirlwind month for Dunedin businesswoman Jess Luxton.

Dairy price recovery has long way to go

Dairy price recovery has long way to go

Dairy prices are showing ''tentative signs'' a recovery has begun following another lift in the fortnightly GlobalDairyTrade auction, economists say.

Banks set to help farmers

Banks set to help farmers

Banks are stepping in to help farmers affected by extreme dry conditions, although the Government has yet to deem the situation serious enough to declare an ''adverse event''.

Reducing debt main objective

Reducing debt main objective

Silver Fern Farms intends to further reduce debt levels over the next two years to drive sustainability into the business and reduce its interest cost.