Those involved in South Canterbury’s wool industry believe hope must be maintained.
It is a yarn borne out of Covid-19.
Timaru’s last large-scale wool merchant still holds hope for a strong future.
A lack of interest in the wool sector is the biggest challenge facing the South Island’s sole remaining wool scour.
Simon Kennedy sought a drastic lifestyle change. After a 25-year history driving stock trucks around the country, and with his son getting ready to fly the coop, he felt a call to the farm.
Grant Murdoch originally called it quits in the shearing shed before he even really got going.
Rod Sands knew he wanted to be a stock agent at 12 years old.
Tom Laming has been involved with agri-banking for the past 16 years.
Westlands Honey is as close as you can get from hive to honeypot.
Michael Jones has been supplying locally produced meat to South Canterbury farmers, residents and holiday makers for the last 40 years.
If you think a trip overseas could inspire a future career, you may be right.
Brother and sister duo Sam and Rose Clearwater are the next generation of organic, entrepreneurial farmers.
From his travels and experience in pig farming, Ian Jackson knew he was going to breed pigs in the open air.
David Musgrave’s youngest son, Oliver, had terrible eczema.
PGG Wrightson stalwart Bruce Thomson has retired after 48 years of service in South Canterbury.
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Well-known South Canterbury character Tim Black wants his appreciation for wool to be shared and understood by the next generation of Kiwis. Mr Black has not found another natural fibre as...
It was all smiles for the return of the regular Temuka sale.
Kent Adams owns and operates a 640-cow Temuka dairy farm, with two employees and one casual staff member.
Athol New says his own success has shown that education and training are important to make it in the dairy sector but not necessarily required.