Bill Gibson, the elder statesman of the merino industry, has
been recognised for his vast contribution to the breed.
Middlemarch dog triallist Zac Gilmore has finished runner-up
in the straight hunt at the New Zealand dog trial
championships in Omarama.
Technically, Roger and Steph Tweed are rivals on the huntaway
courses at the South Island and New Zealand sheep dog trial
championships at Omarama.
Les Roughan has the distinction of being the oldest
competitor at this year's South Island and New Zealand
sheepdog trial championships at Omarama.
Ben the heading dog was not a bad buy as far as internet
Delegates from Japanese suit maker Konaka were treated to a
Kiwi farm experience and more when they visited Closeburn
Silver Fern Farms chairman Rob Hewett says the handling of
the Shanghai Maling vote last October has been vindicated by
the Financial Markets Authority ruling this week.
Brendon Cross is the sixth generation to farm amid the
spectacular beauty of the Otago Peninsula.
Brooke Solly had been meaning to join the Maniototo Young
It is important to continue to find weed-control solutions in
the high country that are less reliant on toxic chemicals,
Federated Farmers South Island high-country chairman Chas
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