Sally Rae

Restoration man has 'real proper project'

Restoration man has 'real proper project'

Ask Chris Cox what he does for a living and he quips that he makes sawdust.

Maniototo farm impresses Peren Cup judges

Maniototo farm impresses Peren Cup judges

When the judges of the Sir Geoffrey Peren Cup competition visited the Lindsay family's farm in the Maniototo, they were impressed with what they saw.

From two cows and a bull to our biggest export earner

From two cows and a bull to our biggest export earner

From humble beginnings, dairying has gone on to become New Zealand's biggest export earner.

On course with newhard-shell golf bag

On course with newhard-shell golf bag

Pat Maguire was on the golf course one day when he decided there ''had to be a better way'' when it came to golf bags.

Dairy shareholder support in place

Westland Milk Products says it has systems to support shareholders who might struggle financially, after dropping its forecast payout by 40c.

Mexican with a philanthropic twist

Mexican with a philanthropic twist

A Mexican food franchise with a philanthropic twist is one of the latest three businesses to sign up for Queenstown's The Landing retail development.

Pair getting the best of both worlds

Pair getting the best of both worlds

Working from home means the best of both worlds for Keri Johnston and Haidee McCabe.

Dairying big change from previous jobs

For Otago couple Glenn and Lynne Johnston, switching from their respective previous jobs of courier driver and hairdresser was a big change but they have no regrets.

Keen to engage with staff, farmers

Keen to engage with staff, farmers

When Keith Cooper's surprise resignation as chief executive of Silver Fern Farms was announced last month, his successor's name was unfamiliar to many. Agribusiness reporter Sally Rae meets Dean Hamilton, the man taking the helm of the billion-dollar business.

Farmers fear further fall in milk price

Farmers fear further fall in milk price

Dairy farmers are nervously awaiting Fonterra's expected milk price forecast revision next month after dairy prices slumped to their lowest level in five years.