Sally Rae

Opportunities for beekeeper

Opportunities for beekeeper

Middlemarch beekeeper Blair Dale is used to dealing with the vagaries of the weather.

The hair and now: freedom in a wig

The hair and now: freedom in a wig

Wig-maker Averill Barrington has a blunt message for young women wanting hair extensions.

Leadership award for North Otago sharemilker

Leadership award for North Otago sharemilker

A strong involvement in Young Farmers, which included helping to raise $70,000 for the Christchurch earthquake appeal, has paid off for lower order sharemilker and equity partner Greig Moore.

Big logistics task to run dog trials

Big logistics task to run dog trials

Hakataramea is going to the dogs.

Silver Fern plans 'quantum leap' at Te Aroha

Silver Fern plans 'quantum leap' at Te Aroha

Silver Fern Farms has increased its presence in the beef processing sector with the purchase of a a plant in Waikato, while also announcing plans to build a high-tech beef processing plant on its nearby Te Aroha site.

No date yet for water decision

The Environment Canterbury panel considering more than 100 applications for water, mainly for irrigation, from the upper Waitaki catchment above the Waitaki dam says it is not possible to set a date when the decision will be released.

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"Wheels inside wheels" is how Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms describes developments over Ngai Tahu's plans to take a cornerstone shareholding in PGG Wrightson through a joint venture with Chinese companies.

Understanding own farm is crucial

Understanding own farm is crucial

When it comes to breeding Hereford cattle, Millers Flat farmer Gray Pannett has a fairly simple philosophy - "I just want to breed as good a Hereford that I can breed, that makes money for my client."

Report calls for upgrade

Report calls for upgrade

A $713,000 redevelopment of the Oamaru blue penguin colony has been suggested to maintain its status in the nature heritage industry.

Fonterra may build new dryer in Southland

A new milk processing dryer may be built by Fonterra in Southland within the next 10 years.