Sally Rae

Arm broken by battling bulls

Arm broken by battling bulls

Until two weeks ago, Table Hill stock manager Stefanie Panko had never taken a sick day.

Maniototo scheme 'lifeblood' of area

Maniototo scheme 'lifeblood' of area

Irrigation in the Maniototo is the ''lifeblood'' for the area it serves, says Maniototo Irrigation Company chairman Geoff Crutchley.

Dealing with drought stress

Dealing with drought stress

Drought affects the whole family - not just the farmer.

Silver Ferns governance explained

Silver Ferns governance explained

A ''significant investment'' is being made in the future of Silver Fern Farms' governance, with governors of the future being identified and developed, chairman Rob Hewett says.

Big-sky country

Big-sky country

Generations of Maniototo farming families have headed for the hills each summer, moving their sheep into the mountains for summer grazing. The importance of having access to that land has been highlighted by the drought conditions being experienced in Otago, as Sally Rae reports.

First trip out into hills etched into memeory

First trip out into hills etched into memeory

Jock Scott can clearly recall his first trip out into the hills of the Mt Ida Syndicate when he was 11.

Shear For Life fundraiser looming

Shear For Life fundraiser looming

The countdown is on for Shear For Life.

Vintage gowns works of art

Vintage gowns works of art

When Jamie Richards returns to her studio in central London, she says she is going to create, rather than work.

Veteran cavalcaders leaving horses at home this year

Veteran cavalcaders leaving horses at home this year

Not even an injured horse will keep Les and Chris Bayne away from the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust's cavalcade.

SFF ownership 'important'

SFF ownership 'important'

An appeal has been made to Silver Fern Farms to ''not sell the goose that has the potential to lay the golden eggs''.