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Master’s research shared to help stream

A father and daughter are working side by side to build people's knowledge about the water quality of the Waikaka Stream. University of Otago student...

Day of focusing on wellbeing

How to cook easy tasty meals was demonstrated at one of the stalls during a Feel Good Field Day on Tuesday. The field day at...

Pair compete in TeenAg nationals

Two Gore High School pupils were "surprised" to find out they had qualified to participate in the national New Zealand Young Farmers TeenAg competitions. Pupils...

Vintage plowing an ‘art form’

For Waimumu man Alistair Rutherford, vintage ploughing is "an art form". The 76-year-old grew up on a farm and enjoyed using standard ploughs, only turning...

Triallist teaches pupils new tricks

Blue Mountain College pupils learned some tricks of the trade from well-known sheep dog triallist Lloyd Smith last week. Mr Smith, of Palmerston, ran the...

Taste of top competition for young ploughmen

Dave McDonald is passing his enjoyment of ploughing to another generation of his family. At the New Zealand Ploughing Championships held at Riversdale at the...

Loyal secretary now life member

While he has never competed with his dogs in public, Doug Wing has been the Wendon Riversdale Sheep Dog Trial Club secretary for 29...

Book explores selenium deficiency

More than 40 years of cutting out newspaper clippings and research has resulted in a book about selenium deficiency. Just Cause and Effect is an...

Hungry lamb has soft spot for wine biscuits

Chugzy might be a "friendly and happy sheep" but her name gives away what kind of appetite she has. At the Gore A&P Show on...

Youth relish cattle camp

Youngsters were given Holstein Friesian calves to care for, train and learn about over the weekend as a part of the National All Breeds...
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