Living off the land can be a juggle at the best of times but the Mackintosh family have turned it into an art.
A New Zealander became the latest shearer to set world records on both sides of the Tasman with a new tally for Merino crossbred lambs in Australia last Saturday.
Brian Wilson (85) is a name anyone in the horse racing industry will recognise. On Saturday, August 10, race three in the Grand National Festival of Racing’s first event was named ‘Brian Wilson 51 years a farrier’ in his honour.
Terry Taylor has just turned 84 but the semi-retired Pleasant Point farmer is not slowing down any time soon.
One of Bridget Bell's goals was to place in the top five of this year's Southland Otago Dairy Industry awards.
Howie Gardner has recently retired from all of his directorships, bar one, and has taken on a new and ''addictive'' pastime - using his new digger on his farm.
Limehills School's Underdogs, Danny McDonald, Cooper Mitchell and Ben Cairns had fun representing the region in the AgrikidsNZ competition in Napier recently.
Dairy farm manager Richard Ray, of Clydevale, was delighted when Array Ssire (Supersire) Estephine-ET VG85, a two-year-old heifer, won this year's national 2019 Broomfield Senior Youth Heifer...
James Fox, of Invercargill, is keen to hear from any merino farmers who will allow him to practice on fleeces for his upcoming competition in Perth next month.
If she was to look back at the person she was nearly two years ago, Elle Perriam reckons she would not recognise herself.
It could well be worth a trip to this week's Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trial at Waimumu just to meet Jack and Mack.
It could all have ended so badly. When Rod and Mirani Keillor were on holiday in Russia, they received a call to say wild pigs had destroyed their truffiere in Central Otago.
Ettrick farm manager David Parker followed in his father Alan’s footsteps when he sold his three-year-old heading dog Glen for a record $10,200 at the sheep and cattle dog sale at Charlton sale...
In pride of place in Bill Donnithorne's home is a plaque made by the engineers in Stevenson & Taylor's workshop.
Rural Life sits down for a Q&A with former Southland/Otago Dairy Industry Awards regional manager and current committee member Darren Stenning.
Graham White's interest in dog trialling will take him to Ireland for the Irish National Sheep Dog Trials in August and then he will be judging his fifth transtasman test in Nelson in November.