Sally Rae

Time is nearly upon older forests

The deadline is looming for owners of older pre-1990 forests, who have until November 30 to apply for compensation from the Government.

Maniototo farmer could become Alliance's third woman director

Maniototo farmer could become Alliance's third woman director

Maniototo farmer Dawn Sangster is seeking a place on the Alliance Group board, motivated by a desire to contribute to New Zealand's sheep and beef industry and to put newly-honed leadership and governance skills to use.

Dunedin agency's French connection

Dunedin agency's French connection

Business is brisk for Yoann and Sandrine Feillet who operate an inbound French-speaking travel agency based in Dunedin. Established in 2004, Antipodes Travel organises custom-built itineraries for individual travellers and small groups, as Sally Rae reports.

New pork outlet a step a head for Havoc

New pork outlet a step a head for Havoc

Havoc has hit High St. Ian and Linda McCallum-Jackson, from free-range pig farm Havoc, at Hunter, near Waimate, have opened a store in Dunedin, opposite the Southern Cross Hotel.

Company tours skills and success

Company tours skills and success

Lean Meats has been hitting the road in the South Island, meeting farmers and telling its story.

Voting opens in Fonterra councillor elections

Voting is open for Fonterra's board of directors and for the shareholders councillor elections.

High country policy criticised

High country policy criticised

Labour's proposal to hike high country property rents and drop the tenure review process in favour of direct acquisition is "tantamount to confiscation", Federated Farmers national board member William Rolleston says.

Dairy auction index rises

Dairy commodity prices lifted on Fonterra's overnight online auction this week for the first time since early June.

Dunedin adviser makes Australasian award short list

Dunedin-based Craigs Investment Partners investment adviser Michael Milne has been shortlisted for the Financial Services Institute of Australasia's (Finsia) Pinnacle Awards.

Everything big about digger

Everything big about digger

Quentin MacLeod jokes that he never got to play with a 250-tonne excavator in the sandpit at school.