Sharon Cousins, of Wairepa, has been involved in Civil Defence and Emergency Management since 2016, throughout the country.
Southern Rural Life
New Zealand’s Hereford cattle industry was on show last week when delegates from around the world attended the week-long Boehringer Ingelheim World Hereford Conference in Queenstown. They also...
In her second year of competing with sheep dog Hook, Jade Kelly is on the way to achieving one of her goals.
North Otago A&P Association stalwart Dave McClea was remembered during a special event at this year’s show.
Understanding interconnections in farming was the purpose of a recent field trip for Waitaki Girls’ High School agriculture pupils.
What started as a little school fundraiser on some dirt bikes has since attracted thousands of motocross riders, some travelling from as far away as Australia, Japan and Scotland.
The Mataura Rodeo was scheduled to take place on February 8 but because of flooding in the Gore district was postponed until Saturday.
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...
Veteran dog triallist Ian ‘‘Ginger’ Anderson likes to win. But it is not everything he says, so long as ‘‘someone deserving’’ beats him.
East Otago Catchment Group co-chairperson Katie Barns and secretary Stephanie Scott have been inspired to help facilitate farmer-led change for the improvement of waterways and streams in the area....
Health and safety is not about putting a high visibility cone at ‘‘every pot hole’’ or ‘‘micro-managing every man and his dog’’, WorkSafe inspector Karl Sankey says.
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.’’
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.
Horsepower of a different kind greeted riders on the final day of the Goldfields Cavalcade to Patearoa.
Imagine a breed of sheep that requires no dagging, shearing, vaccinations or dipping. It is highly fertile, lives a reproductive life of 15 years or more and puts all of its energy into producing...
Four farming operations are contenders in this year’s Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards. The winners will be announced at an awards function in Invercargill on April 3.
Five finalists have been named in this year’s Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards. The winners will be announced at an awards function in the Glenroy Auditorium, Dunedin, on April 2.