Sally Rae

Entrepreneur's venture 'very cool'

Entrepreneur's venture 'very cool'

When David Isaacs quit medical school after three years of study, it was a bold move.

Milk prices fall at auction

Further pressure is on Fonterra's forecast milk price, with prices down 6% in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction - 42.2% lower than a year ago.

Sheep and beef optimism

Sheep and beef optimism

Sheep and beef farming profitability is set to improve in the 2014-15 season on the back of favourable climatic conditions, expected higher product prices and a more export-friendly exchange rate.

Otago team makes its case

Otago team makes its case

A team from the University of Otago's Business School has taken top honours in a business case competition, beating 11 other national and international universities.

Terms of trade still at 40-year high

Terms of trade still at 40-year high

New Zealand's terms of trade remain at a more than 40-year high despite weakening prices for dairy, the country's biggest export.

Business expo for students

Business expo for students

A Be Your Own Boss expo in Dunedin this month is aimed at tertiary students interested in starting their own business.

China deal factor in Fonterra's lower credit rating

Fonterra's credit rating has taken a hit following the announcement of its proposed partnership with a Chinese infant food manufacturer.

Online audit for tourist activities

Online audit for tourist activities

Cromwell man Duncan Faulkner wants to help reduce the number of tragedies in the adventure tourism industry.

Agri-careers promoted

Agri-careers promoted

Agriculture is ''far more than milking cows and drafting sheep''.

Sled and yoghurt makers seek a smoother way

Sled and yoghurt makers seek a smoother way

Three fledgling - and very diverse - Otago businesses have been selected, to go through to the next stage of the ANZ Flying Start business plan competition. Business reporter Sally Rae speaks to their founders.