Sally Rae

Trust head promotes wool with a passion

Trust head promotes wool with a passion

Wool is a fibre that ''easily ticks all the boxes''.

History of meeting needs

History of meeting needs

For 150 years, the Nichol's brand has been synonymous with the South as business reporter Sally Rae reports.

Omarama pair, mussel farm share title

Omarama pair, mussel farm share title

Omarama farmers Richard and Annabelle Subtil have shared the title of the Lincoln University Foundation's South Island Farmer of the Year with a Marlborough mussel-farming operation.

Banks cautious over dairy

Banks have dropped their farmgate milk price forecasts after another disappointing drop in GlobalDairyTrade auction prices.

Entrepreneur takes on the 'next thing'

Entrepreneur takes on the 'next thing'

Once an entrepreneur, always an entrepreneur, says Lou Donnelly-Davey, the new marketing manager for Timely Ltd, who is always looking for the ''next thing''.

Services growth still healthy

New Zealand's services sector activity has come off the highs seen in September but is still showing expansion.

Compliance serious issue for meat sector too

Compliance serious issue for meat sector too

Sheep and beef farmers are being urged to plan for and adapt to increased environmental regulation.

Fonterra lifts forecast; 835 staff gone

Fonterra lifts forecast; 835 staff gone

An improved financial performance has led Fonterra to lift its forecast earnings-per-share range by 5c to 45c-55c, as it continues to cut costs.

Well-prepared for new role

Well-prepared for new role

Glenys Coughlan has already got her mountain bike at the repair shop and bought a new road bike as she prepares to embrace the Central Otago lifestyle.

Refining essence of NZ forests

Refining essence of NZ forests

When Paul Greaves suffered a brain stem stroke back in 2012, it forced some major changes in his life.