Firefighters in Canterbury went to an unusual rescue today after a cow got trapped in the centre of a milking platform.
As Donny Tisdall stares down the barrel of the unknown, battling prostate cancer, he reflects on a life in which "we just did what we wanted, and boy did we have some fun!”
Dairy farmer Laurence Rooney will likely be left with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of flood-damage on his Winchmore farm and it's left a bad taste in his mouth.
Dave and Rose Thomson have a little slice of paradise in Windermere, just south of Ashburton, where scores of early season lambs are enjoying the weather.
Groundworks, weed growth and low fertile soils on lands left by flooding saw Mid Canterbury landowners turn out in force last week to hear about flood recovery needs at a workshop organised by Mid...
Vintage wedding gowns had a moment to shine again recently when the Mid Canterbury Federation of Women’s Institutes (WI) held a wedding dresses and gowns parade during their annual federation cup day.
Central Otago’s Covid-hit horticulture sector has welcomed news seasonal workers from the Pacific will be able to enter New Zealand from next month.
There was an unusual number of revellers at Beaumont Hotel on Saturday night, many of them four-legged.
Five live export ships have departed New Zealand since the government announced they'd be banned, with another arriving today.
In rural North Otago, a hard-working high-country family is working to preserve their slice of paradise for future generations. Rural editor Sally Rae reports.
Cakes were cut and sustainability pledged at both ends of the country last week with the official opening of Fonterra’s wood-pellet boiler at its Te Awamutu plant and the announcement of Stirling’s...
They're an unlikely pair of protesters. In fact, Laurie Paterson and Bryce McKenzie have never been involved in any sort of protest during their lengthy farming careers. Until now.
Central Otago farmers are calling for National Party politicians to pay more than lip service to their ‘‘Back our farmers’’ slogan.