Sally Rae

Up to 30% production rise tipped

The final three months of New Zealand's dairy season are expected to see milk production at least 20% to 30% higher than last year's drought-impacted finale.

Dip in farmer confidence: survey

Dip in farmer confidence: survey

An expectation of interest rates increasing and the likelihood of some easing in commodity prices over the next 12 months has seen a slip in farmer confidence.

PledgeMe moving to funding of equities

PledgeMe moving to funding of equities

Online crowd-funding platform PledgeMe has announced it is moving into equity crowd-funding - and founder Anna Guenther could not be more excited.

Stop exporting logs and start processing them - Cunliffe

Stop exporting logs and start processing them -  Cunliffe

Logs lined up on wharves at New Zealand ports, awaiting export, are a symbol of what is wrong with the country, Labour leader David Cunliffe says.

Benefits of collaboration

Benefits of collaboration

Collaboration and partnerships.

Millions spent, but no irrigation yet

Millions spent, but no irrigation yet

Kees Zeestraten has spent close to $3 million trying to get water to irrigate Ohau Downs.

Green hues advancing in high country

Green hues advancing in high country

''You wouldn't get a better landscape. Green is as much a part of it as the tawny brown landscape in the background. What are they worrying about? It fits in.''

Farmer did 'incredible job' transforming dry land

Farmer did 'incredible job' transforming dry land

Barry Shepherd remembers the days when he used to shoot rabbits on a property which is now Doug McIntyre's dairy farm.

'Glass ceiling' findings questioned

'Glass ceiling' findings questioned

When it comes to appointments to boards and senior management roles in New Zealand, Helen Darling says it is about the best person for the job.

Marketer finds her silver lining

Marketer finds her silver lining

For Sharon Angus, there is nothing quite like a challenge.