Sally Rae

And she’s off: running racing club steep learning curve

And she’s off: running racing club steep learning curve

Late last year, Hannah Catchpole took over as chief executive of the Otago Racing Club. She talks to business reporter Sally Rae about a career mostly in sport and her latest challenge.

New GDT service welcomed

Fonterra has welcomed the launch of a new service on the GlobalDairyTrade platform which gives customers the opportunity to buy dairy ingredients online at any time.

Historic house now jewellery gallery

Historic house now jewellery gallery

Rockbourn House is one of Dunedin's grand old dames.

Safety change generational

Safety change generational

Lynn Carty reckons Health and Safety is a little bit like the old seatbelt campaigns.

Farm building consent tumble

Otago, Southland and Canterbury - all previously regions of rapid dairy expansion - have seen the most pronounced decline in the value of farm building consents over the past six months.

App a real eye opener

App a real eye opener

An award-winning Dunedin junior doctor has produced a world-first smartphone app to help diagnose people who may have sight-threatening illnesses.

China chilled meat deal hailed

China chilled meat deal hailed

Prime Minister John Key's announcement New Zealand will have access to China's chilled meat market caught most by surprise yesterday but industry observers say the deal will be welcome, when it happens.

Small recovery in dairy prices

Dairy prices have taken a small step towards recovery with a 3.8% lift in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction.

Red meat export revenues down

Red meat export revenues down

A weaker New Zealand dollar was not enough to offset lower international prices in the first half of the 2015-16 meat export season.

Complaints lodged over SFF venture

Complaints lodged over SFF venture

New Zealand First has lodged complaints with the Financial Markets Authority and the Companies Office Registries Integrity and Enforcement Team over the Silver Fern Farms-Shanghai Maling joint venture.