“It’s just a tremendous honour,” Women’s Institutes stalwart Jude Vaughan, the unsuspecting recipient of a WI Good Service Badge, said.
When Roddy Kidd proposed having a shearing competition at the Oxford A&P Show back in 1971, he was told it would never catch on.
Gardening influencer Charlie McCormick likes to plan trips down under to coincide with the Mayfield A&P Show.
Sharon Cousins, of Wairepa, has been involved in Civil Defence and Emergency Management since 2016, throughout the country.
A couple of blank spots remain in the Palmerston Collie Club’s dog trial history and the club’s hopes to forge ahead with its centennial celebration this weekend were quashed after the committee...
Veteran dog triallist Ian ‘‘Ginger’ Anderson likes to win. But it is not everything he says, so long as ‘‘someone deserving’’ beats him.
One busy Canterbury dog trialling enthusiast is reaping the rewards of her continuous hard work for a sport she cares about deeply.
He has realised his lifelong dream and bought his first farm in his 60s, but Tom Law says it couldn’t have happened without the next generation jumping on board and sharing in his passion. Alice...
In her second year of competing with sheep dog Hook, Jade Kelly is on the way to achieving one of her goals.
Two long-time patrons of the Temuka & Geraldine A&P show are calling for youth to ensure the future of their show.
Murray Ford (92) learned to use a horse plough, pulled by three or four horses, on his parents’ farm at Brookside in 1945. He left school in 1944, found the plough and was keen to use it.
South Canterbury world champion blade shearer Allan Oldfield is training strategically in an attempt to retain his title at the next shearing and woolhandling world championships in Scotland in 2022.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor has announced the members of a new action group tasked with implementing recommendations to improve animal welfare in winter grazing systems.
Moa Flat farmer Cam Bain says he is always working to perfect his dog training skills, mostly out of necessity: ‘‘chasing a mob of lambs around on foot sucks.’’