A Central Otago couple have converted their farm to almost all electric but are staring at a zero power bill.
Some Levin growers have been hit hard in today's hail and thunderstorm, with one likening the damage to a shot gun blast to the veges.
Now home to some of the rarest species of rhododendrons in the world, Gore’s Bannerman Park is playing an important role in conservation.
A Central Otago District Council manager has been awarded a fellowship for his service to horticulture.
Before the autumn mist has lifted from the Teviot Valley, workers are in the fields at Wynyard Estate Saffron harvesting the lavender flowers from the Crocus sativus.
Central Otago residents angry at bird-scaring lasers from a nearby vineyard lighting up their living rooms like a dance party have complained to the police.
Topflite is a quiet North Otago success story, growing from humble beginnings amid the district’s farmland to one of New Zealand’s leading pet food brands.
A medical cannabis or hemp crop planted near Gore has performed above expectations despite dry conditions and a short growing season.
Whether hand-picked or machine harvested, Central Otago growers and winemakers look likely to harvest all of their fruit for the 2022 vintage.
Amongst hundreds of thousands of muddy spuds a World War II era grenade was picked up on a conveyor belt at an Auckland potato factory earlier this week.
Central Otago winemakers and viticulturists are looking forward to the 2022 vintage, reporting good fruit size and flavours as harvest takes place on sunny days.
Royal New Zealand Navy Captain Shaun Fogarty, who just last month was serving as Defence Adviser for Australia and India, based in Canberra, is becoming accustomed to being a ‘Mr’ again in his new...
Central Otago artist Sir Grahame Sydney has labelled wilding pines a "cancerous growth" on the landscape he is renowned for capturing, but the issue of treatment is more complex.
A Roxburgh orchardist hopes a trial planting of feijoas on his property will not only allow him to diversify his crops, but could have flow-on effects for the entire region.
North Canterbury winemakers have celebrated the start of the grape harvest in what they say is the "toughest season ever".