As Queenstown farmers Mike and Gemma Smith have expanded their business interests into the town, they have brought dozens of the town’s children a taste of the country.
Focus on Farming (Spring '18)
Colderidge Downs, in the Rakaia Gorge, looks like paradise, but the Coleridge Down Training Farm is home to hands-on hard-yards-style training for youth with a passion for agriculture and the...
Back in 1953, Matthew Kirkpatrick founded the Hereford stud that is now Waikaka Herefords.
Stud breeding is in the Paterson family’s blood.
When it comes to dealing with the rural community, Dave Heffernan can walk the talk.
A different kind of gold is paving the future of Teviot Valley couple Wendy King and Graham Strong, whose premium saffron is gaining worldwide attention and has clinically-proven health benefits.
Water quality in New Zealand’s creeks and rivers has become a hot-button issue during recent years, and much has been made of the failure to live up to the nation’s "100% Pure" branding.
Julie Kearney is getting a buzz out of bees.
Harry might have met Sally but when Rory met Frank, it was to lead to a move to the other side of the world.
Working in a shiny new $240 million nutritional formula plant is a far cry from a dream of being a musician.
Southland farmer John Kennedy knows better than most the hardships faced by farmers.
Technology has advanced farming practices beyond belief in recent years, but some, like Lake Hawea contractor John Osborne, prefer it the old-fashioned way.
It is a big week for Paul Mutch and his band of helpers.