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Contracts ease pressure on fine wool producers

Contracts ease pressure on fine wool producers

Luxury Italian clothing brand Loro Piana's new super fine wool contracts with the New Zealand Merino Company for 15.2-16.1 micron fibre provides ''some certainty'' leading into a new season, NZM chief executive John Brakenridge says.

Two tie for title of supreme sheep

Two tie for title of supreme sheep

Sheep breeding is a passion for Kerry Dwyer.

Wine bottling 'great business'

Wine bottling 'great business'

Morley Hewitt has loved ''every minute'' of his involvement with the Central Otago wine industry.

Taking castle job 'easy decision'

Taking castle job 'easy decision'

Paul Phelan feels fortunate to have worked in some remarkable locations and establishments around the world.

Forecast milk price hike chance

Forecast milk price hike chance

An upwards revision of Fonterra's forecast milk price is looking more likely after another lift in the GlobalDairyTrade auction.

App allows art to be seen on own wall

App allows art to be seen on own wall

Artbay Gallery owner Pauline Bianchi is always looking at ways to overcome obstacles for her customers.

Audacious winner launching marketing, promotion company in US

Audacious winner launching marketing, promotion company in US

Former Audacious business challenge winner Clay Caird is launching his sports marketing and promotion company in the United States.

Enduring love of books keeps increasingly rare craft alive

Enduring love of books keeps increasingly rare craft alive

Not many people can claim to have had a beer named after them.

Stead's mission to help farmers

Stead's mission to help farmers

Angela Stead knows how to cook a good lamb roast.

Hopes for Fonterra increase next month

Hopes for Fonterra increase next month

Dairy farmers are hoping Fonterra will lift its milk price forecast next month after the dairy giant left it unchanged this week at $4.70.