A Timaru woman's artworks are striking a ''cord'' with
mothers. Jo Jackson works with placentas, or afterbirths,
either processing them into capsules for mothers to eat, or
The news is all good for potatoes.
New Zealanders have a new favourite.
Young people will get the chance to explore career
opportunities in the rural sector next month.
When Village Milk chief executive Mark Houston moved from
South Canterbury to Golden Bay in 2010, he was looking for a
Te Awamutu woolhandler Keryn Herbert (34) beat the odds to
win the New Zealand Woolhandler of the Year title at the
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.
New Zealand shearing and woolhandling is in good hands,
organisers of an inaugural national contest for apprentice
wool harvesters say.
New Zealand's world-beating seed-certification system is one
of the reasons the country is producing most of the world's
carrot and radish seeds.
With his hand firmly on his mustering stick, J. J. O'Carroll
patiently waited for the start of his 68th consecutive
Hawarden Ewe Fair last month.
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