Sally Rae

Tougher times yet for dairy farmers

The ''tightest and roughest'' times are still to come for dairy farmers, Federated Farmers dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard believes.

Alliance shareholders also seek merger assessment

Alliance shareholders also seek merger assessment

Alliance Group shareholders are now seeking the same support as a group of Silver Fern Farms shareholders in a bid to get an analysis of the potential benefits and risks of a merger.

Outram's Johnstones win again

Outram's Johnstones win again

Outram Limousin breeders Rob and Jean Johnstone have done it again.

Classers' field day

The New Zealand Woolclassers Association is holding a field day at the PGG Wrightson Wool store in Mosgiel on Wednesday.

Rooms to let from other side of world

Rooms to let from other side of world

Tim Calder was just 18 when he bought his first student flat in Dunedin.

Business scrubs up well

Business scrubs up well

When Aaron and Bridget Murphy launched a business in Queenstown 18 months ago, they were looking for a quieter life.

Battling the bone-chilling cold

Battling the bone-chilling cold

They breed 'em tough in Omarama - even the visitors.

Southland dairy farmer expectations depressed

Expectations of a second season of low dairy prices appear to have hit Southland particularly hard.

Farmer confidence dives

Farmer confidence has plunged to its lowest level in nearly a decade, driven by the slump in global dairy markets.

Request for SFF meeting gets support

Request for SFF meeting gets support

Heriot farmer Allan Richardson has been ''overwhelmed'' by support from Silver Fern Farms suppliers wanting a full analysis of the potential benefits and risks of a merger with Alliance Group.