Sally Rae

Diverse stakeholding makes change difficult

Diverse stakeholding makes change difficult

New Zealand's red meat industry has a large number of diverse stakeholders.

Great potential in electronic drench gun

Great potential in electronic drench gun

An electronic drench gun, believed to be a world-first, has the potential to save farmers ''thousands of dollars'', the Oamaru-based company that designed it believes.

Consumer confidence remains high

Consumer confidence remains near nine-year highs in New Zealand, with a slight drop in June due mainly to a drop in economic optimism in smaller centres and rural areas.

Good grip on safety

Good grip on safety

With a price tag of about $700,000, the Tigercat LH855 is no ordinary chainsaw.

N. Otago couple sell Angus bull for $55,000

N. Otago couple sell Angus bull for $55,000

A joint record of $55,000 in this season's bull sales has been achieved by North Otago Angus breeders Neil and Rose Sanderson.

Switch to beauty industry paying off

Switch to beauty industry paying off

Dunedin businesswoman Sian Adams believes the city could do a lot more to promote it as a place to do business. She talks to business reporter Sally Rae about her own journey in business.

Dunedin designers earn accolades for back device

Dunedin designers earn accolades for back device

Bodystance New Zealand has some ambitious targets for the future, including being a $20 million company by 2020.

Record primary sector exports

Record primary sector exports

Primary sector exports will reach record levels of $37.7 billion for the past year - about $1.3 billion more than previously forecast.

China remains key to NZ's outlook

When it comes to the outlook for New Zealand's primary industries, China is very firmly in the spotlight.

Dairy farmers support levy in record strong vote

Record support has been given by dairy farmers for continuing their annual milk solids levy to fund ongoing research and development, environmental work and other industry initiatives.