Manawatu farmers, sharemilkers and contract milkers learn why it is important to do the year ahead's budget.
Rural Women promote strong, vibrant and healthy communities today.
OPINION: Education support workers should be paid at least as much as prison guards. They don't have pepper spray to defend themselves.
Jesse Chan–Dorman is one of three finalist in the running for the Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year title.
Fiona Gower is a true "Rural Woman" having lived and worked in the rural sector most of her life.
Mary Williams' life turned upside down when her husband died, leaving her to raise 4 children and run a farm.
A young dairy industry awards winner is leaving nothing to chance in her future.
It's about to be tested in an extreme race through steep hill country.
Spending a day in the yards sorting dirty lambs for dagging is not everyone's idea of a birthday.
The Horwells' two hectare, 450-tree orchard can produce four tonnes of hazelnuts a year.
The couple were rewarded for their efforts, in fine rural tradition, with seven dozen bottles of beer.
A former adventure tour guide, teacher and security guard have won big in the Canterbury-North Otago dairy awards.
Rural parents have until the end of this month to get their views in on boarding allowances.
She saw off her region's men in tractor driving skills, now Lisa Kendall is in the young farmer final.
Someone in this tiny Otago town of 300 has something to say. So, Middlemarch here we come.
Ag studies a 'bum' subject? Not for this student.
The farming community is not the sort to let a natural disaster stop them from putting on a show.
OPINION: It is easy for the public to get caught up in sneaky ploys of disseminating false information, insinuations and allegations.
A third of this fire crew is female, and that's the way they like it.
Anna Ballantyne has returned to New Zealand to work for Alliance Group after falling in love with the country four years ago.
Lincoln university student Sarah Lockhart is the latest recipient of a Ravensdown scholarship.
"Tree-mendous" climbers and top DIYers join the ranks of competitors this weekend.
OPINION: People often ask "what do you do out there in the country?''
The Marlborough region had lost 25,000ha of flat pastoral land in the past three decades due to land use changes as the traditional sheep farmer had been "pushed back to the hills".
OPINION: No more blisters or chemicals, just a silent killer.
Ellish Norrie and Megan Hands will be up against the men in the Tasman regional final of the Young Farmer of the Year.
Everybody loves a Sunday session, but these Marlborough locals stick to it religiously.
Marlborough shearer Sarah Higgins is ready to fire for the All Nations shearing championships in Invercargill.
English lass finds her niche in rural New Zealand.
Instant Whizz was the mount of the new national futurity cutting champion Barry Ladd.