Nationwide attention post-Covid-19 lockdown is now turning to economic recovery — or at least slowing the freefall — arable farmer David Clark says.
Meat the Need founders Siobhan O’Malley and Wayne Langford have helped supply months’ worth of meat to foodbanks across Canterbury and the South Island.
Organisers of the Ashburton A&P Show are ploughing ahead with planning for an annual show but keeping the budget in mind.
Retired Ashburton businessman Tony Todd celebrated his 73rd birthday last week by cycling 73km around Ashburton raising more than $6800 for Hospice Mid Canterbury. He was joined by around 25 cycling...
Flour shortages around the country have had the dedicated crew at New Zealand BioGrains, in Ashburton, working flat out to help ease limited supply.
CharRees Vineyard owners Charlie and Esma Hill put a call out on social media for help to harvest during lockdown.
The Stephenson family, of Fords Rd in Willowby, spent a day of their lockdown creating a giant female rabbit to lure in the Easter Bunny and put a smile on the faces of people driving past.
Arable farmers Brian and Rachel Leadley welcomed a house guest during lockdown, found new ways of functioning in their work bubble and the wedding of their eldest daughter, meant to take place in...
‘‘A crisis helps you look outside the square to see what other options might be available,’’ Mid Canterbury egg producers Lynette and Murray Thomson say.
There are massive changes, but the team across the country have come on boardStaff at LeaderBrand have adapted at work to make sure they are keeping themselves, and their workmates, safe from Covid...
Vicki and Hamish Mee are planning a ‘‘worst case scenario’’ for stock at their Mid Canterbury free-farm piggery.
“It’s just a tremendous honour,” Women’s Institutes stalwart Jude Vaughan, the unsuspecting recipient of a WI Good Service Badge, said.
Fire crews from across the South have been working alongside scientists undertaking valuable research to better under wildfire behaviour.
Turley Farms Chertsey, in the heart of Mid Canterbury, is among a growing number of farms turning to sunflowers as a rotation crop to use between plantings.
Murray Ford (92) learned to use a horse plough, pulled by three or four horses, on his parents’ farm at Brookside in 1945. He left school in 1944, found the plough and was keen to use it.
The Mayfield Collie Club is celebrating 100 years of dog trialling this month with a centennial event at the Hakatere grounds, on Potts Rd, in the foothills of Mid Canterbury.