One writer is turning her memories of growing up on a farm into story books.
The results of a detailed study of the activity levels and transport habits of 1000 adolescents across rural Otago and Southland have been revealed.
From suitcase clinics for women, to being the ''godmother'' of bed-wetting and travelling to isolated farms and communities to provide emergency care, registered nurse Marg Eckhoff has played an...
Alexandra's Gabriela Schmidt-Morrell is looking for a woolhandler from Switzerland to join the team representing that country in next year's world shearing championships in France.
"Overwhelming" is how Elle Perriam describes the public response to the rural mental health awareness campaign Will to Live.
Among the hordes of exhibitors and visitors through the sheep pavilion at the New Zealand Agricultural Show in Christchurch last week, there was a familiar face.
A mooted new virtual school for rural health remains a live proposition despite Health Minister David Clark yesterday rejecting a bid to set up a school of rural medicine.
Farmers need to be open and transparent about their farming practices, says BBC rural journalist, and farmer's daughter, Anna Jones.
Saying ''yes'' has led to some ''pretty intense, but exciting'' off-farm challenges for Cameron Henderson.
After a lengthy shearing career, a Dunedin man decided to take a step back. However, things only seem to be speeding up.
The battle of the Mid Canterbury Women's Institutes in the Home Industries Pavilion at the Ashburton A&P Show last month, went to relative newcomers to the Mid Canterbury Federation, Temuka.
Many more people flocked to an Outram dairy farm open day at the weekend than had visited last year, farmer Duncan Wells said yesterday.
High country farmer Randall Aspinall believes a national discussion is needed about where New Zealand is heading with tourism.
For Glenn and Sarah Fastier, farming Simons Hill Station on the eastern side of State Highway 8 between Tekapo and Twizel is like living in a glasshouse.
After four years as a volunteer in Vanuatu, Juliet Pye can speak the islands' language, Bislama, and that makes her an ideal advocate for the Central Otago region's Pacific Islander seasonal workers.