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...

The talk is about pork

By DAVID HILL Showing pigs is a serious business. Thomas Queen, of Omihi, north of Waipara, has joined the latest craze of entering pigs at...

Kaiapoi Menz Shed helping save rare parakeet

By ROBYN BRISTOW Dummy eggs and aviaries are being crafted by Kaiapoi Menz Shed personnel for the Department of Conservation (DOC) in a partnership designed...

Rare breeds a labour of love for lifestyler

By DAVID HILL Rare breeds are a labour of love for Fernside lifestyler Rachel Foster. Rachel has a small collection of rare birds and animals on...

Biography chronicles JJ’s rich and long life

By ROBYN BRISTOW Writing the biography of Hurunui stalwart John J. O'Carroll has been a pleasure and a privilege, says Rangiora author, Gerald Sandrey. In keeping...

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...

Vintage rally boosts Rangiora RSA building fund

Leading the way . . . Denny Dunlop behind the wheel of his 1950 Lanz Bulldog, in the Rangiora RSA carpark on Waitangi Day...

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...

Guinea pigs strut their stuff

By SHELLEY TOPP The North Canterbury Guinea Pig Club's inaugural show at Woodend last weekend could lead to a nation-wide event. Fifty of the furry little...

Vehicles hold their fascination

By AMANDA BOWES Cars, trucks, tractors, farm machinery - they hold a fascination that can't be genetically explained. Growing up in a family who viewed cars...
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