Rural servicing co-operative CRT has cracked the
billion-dollar mark - reporting turnover of $1.092 billion
and an operating surplus of $8.4 million in the year to March
Thousands of former Otago
secondary pupils are becoming involved in a novel initiative
which organisers hope will result in future investment in the
region and local economy.
Australian wool buyer and exporter Viterra is expanding its
wool business into the New Zealand market.
"I'm still a sheep and cattle farmer from Napier. That will
It took Jeanette Maxwell a long time to admit she was a busy
Jayne Rive attributes her love of merino sheep to growing up
on remote Halfway Bay Station.
Olivia Ross proved she has an eye for stock when she won the
New Zealand Young Farmers national stock judging competition.
Demand for New Zealand meat and meat products might be good
for farmers - but it is posing challenges for rural butchers,
Federated Farmers rural butchers chairman Mike Hanson says.
Gran's Remedy crops up in some funny places, from a frigate
bound for the Middle East, where a pottle of the remedy for
smelly feet and footwear was spotted via breakfast television
in a locker, to appearing on stage at the Fortune Theatre.
Manufacturing activity in Otago and Southland slumped to 41.3
points in June from 58.4 points in the same month last year,
the latest BNZ-Business NZ performance in manufacturing index
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