Sally Rae

Striking success with the offbeat

At Beats Clothing, the vision is simple - take it to the world and cause ''mayhem'' in the world of men's streetwear.

Report on meat industry reform now due next year

Report on meat industry reform now due next year

A meat Industry Excellence report supporting options for industry reform is likely to be published in the first quarter of next year.

$5.5b revenue drop predicted

Dairy revenue is expected to be about $5.5 billion lower during the coming 12 to 18 months, as economists continue to predict a milk price in the $4 range for the 2014-15 season.

Family celebrates the business of adventure

Family celebrates the business of adventure

Ask Denis Columb the secret to a successful 25 years in business in the competitive adventure tourism industry and the answer comes quickly - ''I love what I do.''

Seeking place on Silver Ferns board

Seeking place on Silver Ferns board

West Otago sheep and beef farmer Fiona Hancox is seeking election to Silver Fern Farms' board, saying farmers need to take control of their future.

Law award thrill for 'great team'

Law award thrill for 'great team'

Being named regional/suburban law firm of the year at the New Zealand Law Awards was a ''huge thrill'' for Dunedin firm Downie Stewart Lawyers.

Bean to bar: a feast of chocolate

Bean to bar: a feast of chocolate

For craft chocolate makers, the United States is where it is all happening.

Merino genetics focus breeds success

Merino genetics focus breeds success

When Gordon Lucas' parents bought Nine Mile Station, the local land agent commented that it ''wouldn't be a bad stepping stone for the lad''.

Alliance pool payment first in 3 years

Alliance pool payment first in 3 years

Alliance Group farmer shareholders will receive a pool payment for the first time in three years after a better financial result.

Price for milk powder bucks trend and rises

Price for milk powder bucks trend and rises

This season's milk price forecast remains under pressure following the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction.