Shawn McAvinue stopped to photograph logs beside State Highway 88 in Dunedin and spoke to Southern Wood Council chairman Grant Dodson about them.
Everything had to go at a farm auction on Saturday as a prominent Dunedin farmer called time on nearly 50 years of growing produce on the Taieri Plain.
In an occasional series, Shawn McAvinue travels highways in Otago and Southland and when something catches his eye, he stops for a chat with the people involved. For the first instalment he stops...
Farmer Wilson Ronald celebrated his birthday docking sheep with his family in Western Southland last week.
A Christchurch design engineer has outsmarted dairy cows to perfect a new way of measuring grass growth.
For former world women’s shearing record holder Jills Angus Burney the Waimate Shears has played a unique role in her decorated career.
Ninety years of camaraderie and service to the rural Taieri community have been celebrated with a hot lunch, entertainment and, as always, a raffle.
From the farm to Karitane nursing to working in Harrods in London to back on the farm, Eleanor Logan has packed many interesting experiences into a century of living.
In an occasional series, Shawn McAvinue travels highways in Otago and Southland and when something catches his eye, he stops and talks to the person responsible for that something. For the first...
Some farmers impacted by one of last year's high-profile Covid-19 clusters are encouraging people to get vaccinated, no matter where they live in the country.
There's a saying, you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but after turning to pet food production after 50 years of farming, John Newlands may beg to differ.
Well-known Canterbury farmer Gavin King was killed on Friday after being trapped by a tree. The week before his death he spoke to reporter Susan Sandys about his love of mountain climbing, farming and Mt Everest.
It is a Central Otago fashion collection with a twist — avante garde New Zealand garments from the 1970s and ’80s amassed by a Central Otago farmer.