Fernside plastics factory attracts complaints

By SHELLEY TOPP A large number of complaints have been lodged with the Waimakariri District Council about the Advantage Plastics factory on rural land in...

Shareholder takes stand

The Silver Fern Farms’ shareholder roadshow rolls into Cheviot on Monday evening to outline why shareholders in SFF should vote against the proposed investment...

Bidders keen as ewes hit sale ring

Otago offering . . . Hazlett auctioneer Ed Marfell takes bids on 120 romney-merino ewes from Bendigo Station. By DAVID HILL Sheep numbers were down, but...

Working together for the community

Pete and Philippa Somerville, this year's Cheviot A&P show presidents   By ROBYN BRISTOW This year's Cheviot A&P presidents are Pete and Philippa Somerville who have been...

DVD captures special day at Highfield

  Action aplenty . . . The Highfield woolshed, near Waiau,  in 2010 when 24 stands were brought to life by shearers for the first...

Art in the expansive Flaxmere Garden

Stainless steel pigs . . . An exhibit by Sarah Clarke at last year's Art in a Garden. Photo: Amanda Bowes By AMANDA BOWES The South...

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...

Battered Highfield Woolshed to be saved

By Amanda Bowes It may be buckled, bent and shifted off its piles from a ruptured fault running under it, but the historic Highfield woolshed...

MPI moves to allay fears around Mycoplasma bovis

By David Hill Government officials have sought to allay the fears of North Canterbury farmers around Mycoplasma bovis. Nearly 200 farmers turned out at the Amberley...

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...
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