Sally Rae

Ngai Tahu role offers autonomy and variety

Ngai Tahu role offers autonomy and variety

Matthew Slater has never thought too far ahead in his career.

'Giving it a go' has paid off

'Giving it a go' has paid off

Blair Skevington's entrepreneurial streak was evident from an early age.

Big names at shearing event

Big names at shearing event

Several of the biggest names in New Zealand shearing were in Waikouaiti on Thursday night for a particularly special speed-shearing event.

Cost-cutting, profitability to dominate discussion

Cost-cutting, profitability to dominate discussion

Dairy farming profitability is likely to be a hot topic at DairyNZ's annual meeting in Timaru on Thursday.

Confidence in dairy industry's resilience

Confidence in dairy industry's resilience

Dairy farmers might be facing a few challenges but the industry is resilient and it will work its way through them, ASB general manager for rural banking Mark Heer says.

Fourth candidate for Alliance election

Alliance Group's farmer-director election is set to be interesting with another candidate coming forward.

Farmlands year-end rebate a record

Farmlands year-end rebate a record

Farmlands Co-operative Society Ltd has recorded an operating surplus of $23.5 million for the year to June, its first full year of trading.

Last chance to cast vote in wool levy referendum

The countdown is on for farmers to vote in the wool levy referendum.

Coffee for those who like it cold

Coffee for those who like it cold

Arjun Haszard reckons his Harpoon cold brew coffee concentrate could hit the spot this summer.

Vet aims at industry reform

Vet aims at industry reform

Wanaka farmer and vet Mandy Bell says she will make sure the Alliance Group takes ''definite steps'' towards restructuring and consolidating the red meat industry if she is elected to its board.