Costa Rican university student Carina Chaves was unprepared for winter when she started work in July on a Taranaki dairy farm.
Bees mean berries and right now the Hawke's Bay orchard is full of black and yellow winged helpers.
Chamber chief executive Dot Kettle says goodbye to pay attention to family business.
OPINION: Is there a river of opportunities for alternative income from the farm?
Hidden in the Hawke's Bay hills is a famous red coated girl, Allis Chalmers the tractor.
Taranaki woman struck gold when perfect swarm of bees stopped in her garden, but she wasn't buzzing for long.
Mastitis costs the New Zealand dairy industry millions of dollars each year in lost production and treatment.
A showjumping career came to an abrupt halt for a Manawatu farmer who has found passion in dairying.
It's a physically and mentally demanding time of year for beef and sheep farmers.
Prime office space in Wellington CBD is up for sale.
Jeanine Wardman must have one of the best offices in Marlborough.
Helensville lost a valued part of its living history last week after Anne "Jean" Narbey passed away at the age of 106.
The two brothers earned so much money, so quickly, there were whispers they were drug runners.
Social media is a friend to country women and their families dealing with the downside of isolation.
Owning a dairy farm gives a Taranaki woman a unique perspective into her role as a food safety and regulatory professional in the dairy industry.
A New Zealand red devon breeder says bovine tuberculosis in UK herds is reducing the breed's gene pool.
Bex Warburton is a woman of influence.
The Cheviot Spring Festival promises a day off the farm for farmers under pressure from the drought, and a chance to celebrate spring with their friends.
OPINION: To be thankful and focus on good things doesn't change circumstance but does alter outlook and impact on others.
Some gun owners feel putting information online is "actually creating a shopping list for criminals."
Jo Horrell is feeling positive about the future of this country's sheep industry.
OPINION: Lambing time is a lasting memory of spring.
It's all in the breeding for a young Taranaki sharemilker.
Opinion: The fairytale of farming doesn't always have a happy ever after ending.
Globalisation is the process by which businesses develop international influence or start operating on an international scale.
Although manuka honey has brought many benefits to Taranaki, its rapid growth has caused the odd hiccup too.
Kirsten Bryant ponders the effect of the Brexit vote.
The Alliance meat co-op is holding a second series of women's workshops around the country.
Dairy Woman of the Year Rebecca Keoghan recognised for ten years of outstanding contribution to the dairy industry.