Home Rural

Rural

Concern after dog kills sheep

An Arthurton farmer is concerned the dog that killed two of his sheep and injured four more will kill again. The sheep belonged to Brent...

Couple add pasteurised milk

Henderson Dairy has added another string to its farm-fresh products bow - pasteurised  milk. The business is owned by Beth and Geoff Henderson, who have...

Golden Shears No 2 spot ends ‘dry spell’

"A bit of a dry spell" has come to an end for Waikaka shearer Brayden Clifford. Clifford finished second in the Golden Shears intermediate final...

Speed shearing event successful

MLT South Island Speed Shear Championships organiser Cody Waihape is celebrating another successful running of the event on Friday night. The championship is a fundraiser...

Medal winner taken by surprise

Trevor McCall spent a long time minding his own business in the sheep pens. He was organising the supreme animal of the Gore A&P Show...

NSC Agriculture teacher to retire

A woman who has been very keen on agriculture all her life is about to give up sharing her knowledge in the classroom. Northern Southland...

Opportunity for pupils to explore N. Southland

Environment Southland is giving pupils an up-close and personal opportunity to experience the spectacular surroundings of Northern Southland. The inaugural event is Explore Southland –...

Water scheme Bill passes reading

The Gore District Council Otama Rural Water Scheme Bill was passed unanimously at its second reading in Parliament on Wednesday. The Bill involves why water...

Pig-hunting what ‘life’, ‘freedom’ all about

Some women's hobbies may include activities such as sewing or knitting – but not in the case of Maitland woman Billie Bartlett. In fact nothing...

Scottish exchange ‘a thrill’

This year's recipient of the New Zealand Young Farmers exchange with the Scottish Association of Young Farmers is looking forward to her time in...
Advertisement