Sheep and beef farmers Sara and Tim O'Neill, of Five Mile Farm, Gimmerburn, have spent the past year developing a succession plan to buy the property from his parents.
Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) delegates to the recent Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) conference in Melbourne, sold socks, and the scarves from their necks, to raise money for the...
Cathie Cotter, of Dacre, has been elected chairwoman of the Southland Rural Support Trust (SRST) board.
Rural women are underpaid and undervalued despite their multiple contributions to their farm, family, home and community, Fiona Gower says.
Ploughmen Bob Mehrtens, of Timaru, and Scott McKenzie, of Clinton, will represent New Zealand in the World Ploughing Championships in Russia next year.
An Oamaru secondary school pupil will represent New Zealand in a transtasman equestrian competition.
North Otago farmer Alan Harvey has dreamed of competing in the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final since he was a child. He'll finally get the chance in Hawke's Bay this July.
As Georgie Lindsay prepares for the grand final of the FMG Young Farmer Contest in July, she admits it had been an exciting yet unplanned journey.
Although the Leask family has been farming near Omakau for 154 years, they cannot officially prove it.
Kaitangata dairy farmer Stephen Korteweg thought the Federated Farmers Otago annual meeting in Alexandra on Friday night would be business as usual, but he was in for a surprise.
Police have been accused of targeting "everyday Kiwis'' during recent armed raids to seize firearms on rural South Island properties.
Sam Harburg may have grown up in the city but his affinity for agriculture developed at a young age.
Roxburgh woman Vicky Whyte has for years been one of only two female Fish and Game councillors nationwide.