Corriedale initiative

Waimate-bound . . . The foundation stock waiting to load as part of Waimate High School's agricultural programme. PHOTO: RACHEL MACDONALD By RACHEL MACDONALD Ten Corriedale...

Helping hand for groups

A native walkway though waste land adjacent to the Waikari’s Village Green has been given a hand up. The Waikari Volunteer Fire Brigade has been...

Patience urged when sharing highways and byways

By Florence West, an experienced North Canterbury horsewoman and tutor. Sharing the roadways with other road users has become quite a challenge for horse riders. People...

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...

Buoyant mood as skies deliver

By ROBYN BRISTOW It was cloudy, cool, with occasional showers, but no-one cared. Organisers, competitors and visitors to the Cheviot Agricultural and Pastoral Show last Saturday...

Farmers enjoy time off farm

A loss to the Hurricanes by the Crusaders only momentarily subdued the spirits of 100 North Canterbury farmers out to enjoy a night of...

Hoban happy with result

James Hoban has no regrets, after vowing out of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest with a third placing at Timaru on...

Help offered to local farmers

Farmers in the Waimakariri and Selwyn-Waihora zones are receiving help to prepare farm environment plans. Environment Canterbury has been trialling a pilot scheme in the...

Amazing journey to Zimbabwe

By AMANDA BOWES Taking a blood sample from a lion was not something Jeanine Calder ever imagined she would do, but last week she was...

Dairy farm sales subdued, but prices are holding up

By RACHEL MACDONALD It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Charles Dickens' famous opening sentence in his famous novel, A Tale...
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