Wallabies have been marketed as a cute local attraction in Waimate, but farmers curse the day they crossed the Ditch.
Keeping farm machinery running during the lockdown was, of course, an essential service.
Englishwoman Lucy Morgan is living her country’s wartime motto, ‘‘Keep calm and carry on’’.
The lockdown has allowed an Oamaru market garden to slow down from frantic to normal.
A tour of seven Mackenzie and Waitaki merino studs ‘‘ snuck in’’ before cancellations caused by Covid-19, organiser Will Murray said.
The Waitaki Dog Trial Club held its trials at Hakataramea on February 28 and 29, straddling Collie Hills’ flat land and Glen Cary’s hills. The merino sheep proved somewhat stubborn,...
Understanding interconnections in farming was the purpose of a recent field trip for Waitaki Girls’ High School agriculture pupils.
Oamaru and the Waitaki district are becoming favourites with film-makers.
A little kunekune pig nearly stole the show in Oamaru on Saturday.
A Christchurch woman staying with her sister in a quiet Oamaru street has had her car badly damaged by dogs that also left a stray cat dead at the scene.
A new New Zealand study shows farmers aged in their 60s and over 70 die in the highest numbers in farm work accidents.
Foveran Deer Park’s 37th annual elite sire stag sale on January 11 attracted ‘‘a good gallery of buyers’’, stud manager Barry Gard said.
A rural road in North Otago has turned into a photography hot spot.
Sisters growing up on a North Otago dairy farm have leapt into national prominence.
A national beef survey is starting this month as part of the programme to eradicate cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.
The farmer who topped the recent Christchurch ram fair with a Suffolk is just as fond of the Corriedale breed.
North Otago farmers Murray and Gaynor Smith say they feel like they’ve been branded ‘‘unclean’’ as a result of being caught up in the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak.
Buyers from across New Zealand are expected to make a pilgrimage to the Hakataramea Valley next month.
Mycoplasma bovis has been a case of New Zealand losing its innocence, Mark Woods says.
Strong commodity prices are not enough to make farmers happy, DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle says.