We are in the middle of a purple patch as far as fishing is concerned and cicadas are dropping on the tussock lakes, willow grub are falling on lowland streams and trout are taking advantage of...
Farmers were loving bidding for working dogs as records were broken in South Otago on Valentine’s Day.
Research updates and outcomes will be the main focus during the Southern Dairy Hub field day on March 10.
Gold fever hits Otago and South Canterbury as the annual Otago Goldfields Cavalcade gets under way this weekend, finishing in Twizel on March 6. Among the participants is Catlins farmer...
Shepherds and working dogs had to wait for a thick blanket of fog to lift for the Strath Taieri Collie Club dog trials to start in Middlemarch on Friday.
It will be a variation on "surf and turf" for visitors to Colin Phillips’ Fern Hill Limousin Stud at Tuatapere this month.
Anna Craig knew it was the right time to get cracking and launch a new brand to market the free-range eggs produced on her family’s farm in North Otago.
A study examining the effectiveness of a programme established to help solve New Zealand's shortage of doctors in rural areas has found gaps in the South Island are being filled but other areas are...
At three-quarters of a tonne with one blue eye and one brown one, size 9 shoes and a liking for hats, Buster the 12-year-old Clydesdale was popular at the Mt Benger A&P Show at the weekend.
As the rodeo season continues around the country, Southland farmer and cowboy Greg Lamb has overcome a few hefty obstacles to get back in the saddle again. Business and rural editor Sally Rae reports.
Front-rowers Mahonri Auva’a and Steve Salelea have a pre-season rugby training story none of their mates back in Auckland can tell — the day they tried to catch an oversized sheep.
The Waitaki District Council has sent a clear message to the carbon forestry industry after hearing farmers concerns about large forestry conversions.
As the school holidays ended, many shearing contractors were struggling to replace their "uni power".
Leon Samuels, of Invercargill, shears his way to a third place finish at the Rangitikei Shearing Sports North Island Championships in Marton on February 7.
The New Zealand Merino Company and wool brands Allbirds, Icebreaker, and Smartwool have announced they are working collectively with 167 sheep growers to create the world’s first regenerative wool platform.