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Southlanders clean up at dog trials

Southlanders won the four events at the Southland Centre dog trial championships at the weekend. The championships were held at the Waimahaka Collie Club. The long...

Shedding sheep sale

Shearing sheep is more trouble than it is worth for Balfour farmer Blair Drysdale, who spent $1700 at the Southern Shedding Sheep First Annual...

The pride of Waikoikoi

The long drive has been worth it for Waikoikoi's Levi McCall and Sky. The pair have pulled "one out of the bag" to win the...

Family has long history on land

The Redditt family has owned land in Tapanui since 1903. George Redditt bought a 6.474ha block in that year, where he, his wife and children...

Yarding Challenge down to wire

A mere half point separated the first and second placegetters in the Southland Tux New Zealand Yarding Challenge. Omihi Collie Club member Neil Evans and...

Shows becoming ‘like second nature’

Gore's Emma Martin enjoys challenging herself in shearing and woolhandling competitions. What she enjoyed the most about shearing was the physical and mental aspects, she...

Farmers encouraged to be open

Dairy farmer Wayne Langford is encouraging farmers to open their gates to their communities. The Federated Farmers Dairy Industry Group vice-president gave a talk at...

From honeymoon to dairy farming

Dairy Women's Network member Lauren Badcock traded a career in law for greener pastures. Alongside husband Ollie, the pair moved to New Zealand from the...

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...
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