Accommodation will be in demand in Gore and surrounding areas in May by spectators, supporters and competitors involved in the New Zealand and South Island dog trial competitions.
April 2020 will be the first time the New Zealand Endurance and Competitive Trail Riding Championships will be hosted further south than Christchurch.
Overcast skies and occasional drizzle could not dampen the enthusiasm of the crowds at the West Otago A & P Show in Tapanui on Saturday.
Dogs of every shape and size, miniature ponies, cats, lambs and guinea pigs put aside their differences and got together for Fairton School's annual pet day last week.
Greenstreet dairy farmers Lee-Anne and Norm Stewart swapped their gumboots and overalls for a touch of glamour this month.
Two North Canterbury sheep farmers were pleased to enjoy some success at the New Zealand Agricultural Show last week.
Crowds flocked to the New Zealand Agricultural Show at Canterbury Agricultural Park in Wigram, Christchurch, last week.
Poppy might be a miniature dachshund but the message the diminutive dog is helping spread is a big one.
''Staying Positive - changing your mindset in uncertain times'' was the title of two gatherings run by Beef + Lamb New Zealand last week.
Cattle classes might have been cancelled, but all ages flocked to see the sheep at the Rangiora Show on Saturday, October 26.
The Sherriff family is busy transitioning cows from grass to dry feed, as the New Zealand Agricultural Show approaches.
Losing mobile phones to the deep, smelly depths of a Portaloo will be no more at next year's Southern Field Days with construction progressing for quite possibly the country's largest toilet block.