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TeenAg members at training camp

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
TeenAg members took part in the New Zealand Young Farmers' leadership training camp, ``Raising the Standards'', in Twizel last week. They visited the High Country salmon farm while there. From left are Tayla McGuigan, of St Peter's College, Kayla Calder, of Southland Girls' High School, Adrian Zwagerman, of Southland Boys' High School, and Joshua Bennett, of Northern Southland College. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Young TeenAg Club members from Otago and Southland got the chance to climb a wall and observe a salmon dissection as part of a leadership training camp last week.
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Up and coming rural experts give it a go

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Everglades inspects what's going on as Natalie Russell (8) front, and Charlotte Strachan (11) do up the bridle, practising for the Agrikids competitions at the weekend. PHOTO: NICOLE SHARP Dipton's up and coming primary industries experts went in to battle in the weekend
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Alliance ships first skin packs

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Leading food company Alliance Group has dispatched its first major shipment of product in vacuum skin tray packaging to Hong Kong, following a successful trial.
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More gold medals for ploughman

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Alistair Rutherford, of Waimumu, displays his two new gold medals and trophy from the New Zealand Ploughing Championships held in Thornbury recently. PHOTO: NICOLE SHARP Ploughing in the national finals in Thornbury recently, Alistair Rutherford had high hopes of defending his 2017 vintage ploughing title.
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Hurdles ahead in future irrigation development

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Irrigation New Zealand's (INZ) held its conference in Alexandra earlier this month and the primary focus was on irrigation and its future role.
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Winning share farmers set sights even higher

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Simon and Hilary Vallely talk about their goals in the dairy industry at the Southland-Otago Dairy Industry Award winners' field day at their Charlton farm recently. PHOTO: NICOLE SHARP Simon and Hilary Vallely have both come a long way in the dairy industry.
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Dairying unexpected but welcome career choice

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Southland-Otago Dairy Manager of the Year Jaime McCrostie talks at the recent regional field day at the Vallelys' property, near Gore, about her journey in the dairy sector.PHOTO: NICOLE SHARP Jaime McCrostie never thought she would end up dairy farming.
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Motivated Smail top trainee

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Simone Smail Since growing up a townie in Invercargill, Simone Smail has come a long way in the dairy industry, to the extent of being crowned the Southland-Otago Dairy Trainee of the Year.
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South's water levels benefit from rainfall

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Water levels have recovered in Southland in most areas, with consistent rainfall over the past couple of months.
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Southern ploughmen dig up success

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Three southerners proved they were the best of the best, taking out top spots at the New Zealand Ploughing Championships in Thornbury recently.
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Simply irresistible Basil and parmesan tart

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
With its seductively smooth and voluptuous filling, this is an irresistible tart.
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Quince and hazelnut cake

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Two magical autumn ingredients come together in this truly outstanding cake.
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Governor's salmon frittata

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
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Handy book on Alexandra wines

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Journalist, author, beer columnist, and Earnscleugh resident Ric Oram has published a book on the Alexandra wine region.
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Welcome to iD Dunedin Fashion Week

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 03:30
Dr Margo Barton Welcome to iD Dunedin Fashion Week. Bringing the world's fashion to Dunedin and sharing the city's fashion with the world.
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Emerging designers descend on Dunedin

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 03:30
The fashion posse is coming!
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It takes a tribe of hairdressers

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 03:30
Karl and Danelle Radel. Husband and wife team Karl and Danelle of Klone have been married to the iD International Emerging Designer Awards since the first show was held in the Octagon in a marquee, watching it grow from an Australasian-only competition to a global event.
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L’Oreal look celebrates gender fluidity

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 03:30
L’Oreal Paris NZ make-up director Lisa Matson Literally the new face of iD fashion, after a 10-year absence from runway shows, L’Oreal is back, onboard as sponsor for iD this year, something which is super exciting for L’Oreal Paris NZ makeup director Lisa Matson.
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Models to watch

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 03:30
Here we profile three models to watch at this year's iD Dunedin Fashion Week.
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Fashion's future footprint

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 03:30
Bernadette Casey Creative Director at The Formary, Bernadette Casey is all about transforming waste through the use of clever design, which makes her doubly perfect as a new iD committee member in charge of driving forward the future of this fashion event.
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