Over the past two decades, the Mackenzie Basin and Waitaki Valley have undergone significant change.
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New Zealand’s fledgling cashmere industry, which has its roots in South Otago, has reached a significant milestone, as Sally Rae reports.
Moves to create a "virtual campus" for rural health training would also improve health services in New Zealand’s rural towns, including those in Otago, Dr Garry Nixon says.
Deconstruction of coarse wool fibre to create new materials has been described as a ‘‘major breakthrough’’.
One of the country's top dog triallists is to hold a training class for owners of heading and huntaway dogs at the Ida Valley Station woolshed later this month.
The stress of Guy Fawkes is being blamed for the death of a Hawke's Bay horse whose "golden" personality helped change lives.
UK retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) has become one of the first major clothing retailers to launch a menswear range with wool certified under the global Responsible Wool Standard (RWS).
Arable farmers in Southland and Otago have been asked to provide feedback on whether the industry should sign up to the Government Industry Agreement for Biosecurity Readiness and Response (GIA).
Agricultural technology developed in Otago could play a role in helping manage disease in children in developing countries.
The tahr cull in the Southern Alps has been called off until next year to allow Doc to make sure future operations are safe and to get over the shock after the tragic helicopter crash near Wanaka last month.
Simon (left) and Allan Paterson explain the finer points of merino judging at a junior judging competition at Armidale, Gimmerburn recently.
The value of irrigation to Mid Canterbury's landowners was showcased to the thousands of people visiting the 141st annual Ashburton A&P Show on Friday and Saturday.
As Mid Canterbury farmers deal with a some high-profile farming challenges, agriculture minister Damien O'Connor is reminding them to remember the light at the end of the tunnel.
The New Zealand Ploughing Association executive team gathered in Mid Canterbury last week to inspect the ground for the 2019 New Zealand Ploughing Championships, to be held in Chertsey next year.