Sally Rae

On course with newhard-shell golf bag

On course with newhard-shell golf bag

Pat Maguire was on the golf course one day when he decided there ''had to be a better way'' when it came to golf bags.

Dairy shareholder support in place

Westland Milk Products says it has systems to support shareholders who might struggle financially, after dropping its forecast payout by 40c.

Mexican with a philanthropic twist

Mexican with a philanthropic twist

A Mexican food franchise with a philanthropic twist is one of the latest three businesses to sign up for Queenstown's The Landing retail development.

Pair getting the best of both worlds

Pair getting the best of both worlds

Working from home means the best of both worlds for Keri Johnston and Haidee McCabe.

Dairying big change from previous jobs

For Otago couple Glenn and Lynne Johnston, switching from their respective previous jobs of courier driver and hairdresser was a big change but they have no regrets.

Keen to engage with staff, farmers

Keen to engage with staff, farmers

When Keith Cooper's surprise resignation as chief executive of Silver Fern Farms was announced last month, his successor's name was unfamiliar to many. Agribusiness reporter Sally Rae meets Dean Hamilton, the man taking the helm of the billion-dollar business.

Farmers fear further fall in milk price

Farmers fear further fall in milk price

Dairy farmers are nervously awaiting Fonterra's expected milk price forecast revision next month after dairy prices slumped to their lowest level in five years.

Communication key for complex global business

With 220 staff spread across 11 locations around the world, communication is key at ADInstruments.

Industry baffled at frozen velvet exclusion

Industry baffled at frozen velvet exclusion

New Zealand's Free Trade Agreement with Korea might have been welcomed by the red meat, dairy and kiwifruit industries, but the deer industry says it is ''deeply disappointed'' with the outcome.

Peony growers' business blooming

Peony growers' business blooming

When Rodger and Cindy Whitson decided to get into the cut flower industry back in 2000, they started with a bare paddock and no horticultural knowledge.