Sally Rae

Auctions crucial to opening milk prices

Auctions crucial to opening milk prices

The next three GlobalDairyTrade auctions are being described as critical when it comes to the opening milk price and advance for the 2015-16 season.

Blazed a trail in sales

Blazed a trail in sales

Looking back, Katrina Allan wonders how she ever managed to juggle motherhood with work and tertiary study.

Trooper seeded Gallipoli memorial

Trooper seeded Gallipoli memorial

High on a hill overlooking North Otago farmland is a very special pine tree. Reporter Sally Rae explains why.

Drop in farm spending no surprise

Farmers appear to be ''hunkering down'' when it comes to farm spending.

Events business expands offerings

Events business expands offerings

Need a giraffe or a gondola? Just ask Trish Willocks.

Visitors increasingly vital for station

Visitors increasingly vital for station

Lake Ohau Station managers Simon and Liko Inkersell are very aware they live in a special environment.

Milk price forecasts slide again

Milk price forecasts slide again

Economists are seeking to revise this season's milk price after another sharp fall in prices in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction.

Support for trade training

Wanted - Otago businesses looking to take on an apprentice.4Trades, the largest group employer of apprentices in the region, was established by the Malcam Charitable Trust in 2002.

Chamber eager to help youth

Chamber eager to help youth

With a background in the education sector, it goes without saying Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan has a passion for young people.

Higher beef prices to continue

Contraction in Australia's beef production this year is expected to contribute to a continuation of high international prices.