Sally Rae

Confidence in dairy industry's resilience

Confidence in dairy industry's resilience

Dairy farmers might be facing a few challenges but the industry is resilient and it will work its way through them, ASB general manager for rural banking Mark Heer says.

Fourth candidate for Alliance election

Alliance Group's farmer-director election is set to be interesting with another candidate coming forward.

Farmlands year-end rebate a record

Farmlands year-end rebate a record

Farmlands Co-operative Society Ltd has recorded an operating surplus of $23.5 million for the year to June, its first full year of trading.

Last chance to cast vote in wool levy referendum

The countdown is on for farmers to vote in the wool levy referendum.

Coffee for those who like it cold

Coffee for those who like it cold

Arjun Haszard reckons his Harpoon cold brew coffee concentrate could hit the spot this summer.

Vet aims at industry reform

Vet aims at industry reform

Wanaka farmer and vet Mandy Bell says she will make sure the Alliance Group takes ''definite steps'' towards restructuring and consolidating the red meat industry if she is elected to its board.

Sheep on agenda

Beef and Lamb New Zealand Genetics will host a two-day forum for sheep breeders in Dunedin next week.

Time for 'some adventures'

Time for 'some adventures'

Long-serving Dunedin International Airport chief executive John McCall is looking forward to some adventures when he retires next year.

Treasure trove in thriving Milton antiques business

Treasure trove in thriving Milton antiques business

Rachel Wightman has found treasures in all sorts of unlikely places.

Hovercraft option for Alps 2 Ocean

Hovercraft option for Alps 2 Ocean

A commercial hovercraft operation in the Mackenzie district is getting closer to launch.