Ruth Grundy

'Marvellous job', Bazley tells farmers

'Marvellous job', Bazley tells farmers

Who would have thought 10 years ago a high country field day would be all about dairying?

Dogs will have their day in May

Dogs will have their day in May

In a sheepdog's world there can be no more important date on the sporting calendar.

Dairying 'growing the community': farmer

Dairying 'growing the community': farmer

May Murphy recalls an incident 30 years ago - she and her husband Robin were driving a friend, also involved in dairying, through Ikawai-Glenavy.

Accolades for Hough in final season

Accolades for Hough in final season

The travelling road show dubbed the ''last stand'' is having a ball, with many youngsters coming forward to shake the hand of the master - master shearer John Hough, that is.

Duntroon wetlands 'local treasure'

Duntroon wetlands 'local treasure'

Wetlands day comes more than once a year for Duntroon Community Wetlands volunteers.

The Wetlands group, which comes under the umbrella of the Duntroon and District Development Association, has a diverse membership drawn from all corners of the North Otago township and its rural hinterland.

Herbert outdoes Henare

Herbert outdoes Henare

Te Awamutu woolhandler Keryn Herbert (34) beat the odds to win the New Zealand Woolhandler of the Year title at the Otago Shears.

Humble potato one to watch

Humble potato one to watch

The news is all good for potatoes.

Boilover: tomatoes pushed out of top spot

Boilover: tomatoes pushed out of top spot

New Zealanders have a new favourite.

Wool-harvesting trainees compete

New Zealand shearing and woolhandling is in good hands, organisers of an inaugural national contest for apprentice wool harvesters say.

Bog Roy story one of challenges down through generations

Bog Roy story one of challenges down through generations

It is fair to say farming Bog Roy station has put each generation of Anderson family to the test.