Sally Rae

Surplus below projections

Surplus below projections

Last month's trade surplus may have been weaker than both the market and economists' expectations, but was still the sixth successive surplus.

Tekapo station wins clip of year

Tekapo station wins clip of year

Will and Emily Murray, from Glenmore Station, have won the Otago Merino Association's clip-of-the-year title.

'Opportunist' won't sit still

'Opportunist' won't sit still

Peter Wardell has always been a believer in grasping opportunities.

Open day showcase for award winner

Open day showcase for award winner

''Capturing sunlight in a form you can eat.''

Creating value aim of deer industry strategy

Creating value aim of deer industry strategy

After joining Deer Industry New Zealand eight months ago as its new chief executive, Dan Coup learnt ''pretty quickly'' that confidence among producers was generally at a low ebb.

$15 million rest-home welcomed

$15 million rest-home welcomed

The biggest challenge for retirement village and aged care operator Summerset is not finding customers but keeping up with demand.

Sheepmeat concerns raised with minister

Sheepmeat concerns raised with minister

New Zealand's environmental and economic future is being threatened by the ''dire situation'' in the sheepmeat industry, Environment Southland chairwoman Ali Timms believes.

Chance for unified wool lobby

Chance for unified wool lobby

A referendum in October seeking to reintroduce a wool levy is an opportunity for sheep farmers to help shape the direction of the wool industry, Wool Levy Group chairwoman says.

Contest 'just awesome': winner

Contest 'just awesome': winner

Southland farm manager Jared Crawford is already planning the next steps on his career path - both long and short term.

$33,000 sale 'amazing highlight' for family

$33,000 sale 'amazing highlight' for family

Selling a bull for $33,000 at the national Hereford sale at AgInnovation was an ''amazing highlight'' for the Paterson family from Greenvale, near Gore.