Sally Rae

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''.

Making horseshoe among Young Farmers tasks

Making horseshoe among Young Farmers tasks

When Sonja Dobbie entered the North Otago district final of the ANZ Young Farmer Contest, she did not expect to do well.

Edendale Nursery sold to large forestry biotech

Edendale Nursery sold to large forestry biotech

Forestry biotech company ArborGen has expanded its stable of nurseries with the acquisition of Edendale Nursery in Southland.

Busy winter ahead for contestant

Busy winter ahead for contestant

Winter is shaping up to be a memorable season for Glenham farmer Dean Rabbidge.

'Morale low, staff scared' at AgResearch

'Morale low, staff scared' at AgResearch

A former AgResearch principal scientist, who resigned over its restructuring plan, says morale is bad and there is a general sense among staff at the organisation of ''being very scared''.

Biggest dairy price fall since April 2012

Dairy prices have posted their biggest fall in a single GlobalDairyTrade auction since April 2012.

Employment confidence at best since global crisis

Employment confidence at best since global crisis

Employment confidence has lifted to its highest level since the recession and global financial crisis of 2008-09.

Workshop on coping with demands of business administration

Workshop on coping with demands of business administration

Frances Coles knows all about dealing with increasing business administration demands.

Immersion celebrates a building's long history

Immersion celebrates a building's long history

When it comes to quirky workplaces, it is hard to look past Immersion Marketing's Bond St headquarters.