Day of celebration at Northern A & P show

By David Hill The Northern (Rangiora) Agricultural and Pastoral Association's 150th anniversary show will be a celebration of the district's past. While the day's programme is...

No river dam in scheme, says CEO

Water plan . . . A map reveals the proposed pipe networks, storage facility, and the area able to be irrigated under the Hurunui...

Tasman Tykes national runners up

By DAVID HILL North Loburn School has produced another quality performance to finish runner up in the AgriKids grand final. Competing in Feilding on Friday, July...

Logging into a dream

By AMANDA BOWES A log house is rising on river terraces above Lake Sumner Forest Park, fulfilling the long-held dream of Steve and Debbie Board. The...

Online orders skyrocket under lockdown

By DAVID HILL Farmers' markets have closed, but business is booming for one popular stallholder. Sefton-based Grown's home delivery service has "gone through the roof" since...

A new tool to arrest rural crime

By ADAM BURNS Smartphone application to help rural communities has been developed, after it was found more than three quarters of crime on farms goes...

SI Field Days sites open

Online applications are open to exhibit at the South Island Agricultural Field Days (SIAFD) being held at Kirwee next year. SIAFD will take place from...

Philip goes the distance

On the move .. Philip Graham and his mount, Rosewood Bashir, are bound for North Carolina. PHOTO: NEIL CLARKSON   By ROBIN MARSHALL Any thoughts of easing...

Regulations called unworkable

By DAVID HILL Proposed new regulations are creating a headache for farmers trying to do the right thing by the environment, the Federated Farmers' high...

Fire a blow to precious reserve

  Hot work . . . Firefighters check for hot spots after blaze in the Medbury reserve destroyed nearly a hectare of a historic kanuka...
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