Sally Rae

Southern Dairy Hub gains boards' approval

The Southern Dairy Hub has been given the green light after gaining approval from its industry partners.

Interest big influence on dairy farm inputs

Rises in interest and local and central government rates and fees contributed to a 1.1% increase in input prices for sheep and beef farmers in the year to March.

App matches music to mood

App matches music to mood

Regina Speer might be living thousands of kilometres from home - but she could not be happier.

Pair claim a close second

Pair claim a close second

It was close but no cigar for Danseys Pass farmer Neville Hore at the New Zealand sheep dog trial championships at Moawhango, near Taihape.

Experimentation pays dividends

Experimentation pays dividends

Ask Graham Hunter how many trees he has planted through the years and there is a pause.

Bull fetches $31k

Millers Flat Hereford breeders Gray and Robyn Pannett achieved a top price of $31,000 at their recent bull sale.

Taxi app firm taps crowd for funds

Taxi app firm taps crowd for funds

Queenstown-based technology company Tapp has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to enable it to scale up its taxi app operation.

Thinking big works for everyone

Thinking big works for everyone

Big is better for Dunedin retailer Diane McKenzie.

Sector's trials to linger

Sector's trials to linger

The 2015-16 season is shaping to be a distinctly below-average one for dairy farmers.

Good news from Westland

Wst Coast dairy farmers have received some good news after Westland Milk Products predicted a $5.60-$6 payout for the 2015-16 season.