Another season has come to a close, a season of extremes with big flood and drought.
A drought classification in Otago has not sparked a flood of calls to a support hotline, the Otago Rural Support Trust says.
Hunting, farming and dyslexia have combined in a true family collaboration for ex-Stags flanker Tim Boys. Mary-Jo Tohill reports.
For a good 30 minutes, blizzard conditions appeared to prevail in a small part of South Otago yesterday, as the "Norman-ator Mark 2" made short work of plucking about 260 ducks.
A public meeting will be held in North Otago tomorrow to discuss the long term effects of large-scale forest farming in the headwaters of the Kakanui River.
When Brazilian national Alberto Costa left his home country for Invercargill 11 years ago, he never imagined he would become a duck-shooter.
I am tapping out this column in Wanaka as I am running a fishing and fly-tying course here and for recreation I go fishing in the evening. I have just come in from the river.
Work is set to begin to control flax growing along Southland highways, with a focus on cultural considerations and the environment.
A teenager who decapitated two stags while on late-night poaching missions during lockdown has been sentenced to community work.
Wandering cattle have been put down after they strayed into the path of a train near Darfield in Canterbury.
Farmers struggling with dry conditions should plan ahead and reach out to rural professionals for advice, South Canterbury Federated Farmers president Jason Grant says.
Replacement consent for Canterbury's Mayfield Hinds Valetta irrigation scheme was granted after an independent commissioner released a decision last week.