Otago Federated Farmers president Mike Lord's combined
regional and district council rates bill, for his Taieri
dairy farm, has increased from $23,000 in 2002 to almost
$50,000 this year.
People expect Sue McDowell to have an amazing sewing machine.
Two women were taken to Oamaru Hospital to be checked after a
car collided with a freight train in Oamaru yesterday.
Federated Farmers Otago provincial president Mike Lord just
wants to see a fair rating system.
When Lagooncreek Rosey Red was named supreme champion animal
at the recent Mackenzie Highland Show, the victory was sweet
not only for her owner but for dairy goat breeders in
Being sharemilkers on a farm in rural Otago is a far cry from
running a gift and homeware shop in Wellington - but Tim and
Lorraine Johnson have successfully made the transition from
city to country life.
United Kingdom supermarket
chain Marks and Spencer has not been able to source enough
Primera-bred lambs to move towards becoming exclusively
If Jann Robertson is not at work at Idealprint and Design in
Tapanui, she is most likely to be found ferrying children to
music lessons or sports practices.
An $850,000 contestable fund has been established to drive
further growth of the red-meat industry.
Middlemarch beekeeper Blair Dale is used to dealing with the
vagaries of the weather.
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