Great Farming Stories

Do right today, to benefit others tomorrow

Do right today, to benefit others tomorrow

4 December 2020

Ask Dannevirke dairy farmers Andrew Hardie and Helen Long for a piece of advice to pass onto young...

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Trust in technology reaping rewards

Trust in technology reaping rewards

17 November 2020

A 50 percent drop in fuel consumption and a dramatic boost to accuracy are key benefits of using...

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2020 Horizons Entrants

2020 Horizons Entrants

15 April 2020

Here are our wonderful 2020 entrants for the Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards. We...

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Chalky and Lesley Leary - Onga

Chalky and Lesley Leary - Onga

14 April 2020

2020 finalists: Chalky and Lesley Leary of Onga - sheep and cattle...

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2020 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2020 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

14 April 2020

The Clarke family of Woodhaven Gardens - Commercial Vegetable Production - are the 2020 Regional...

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Mark Johnston and Rebecca Jeffery - Ruahine Range View

Mark Johnston and Rebecca Jeffery - Ruahine Range View

14 April 2020

2020 finalists: Mark Johnston & Rebecca Jeffery of Ruahine Range View - Dairy. After...

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Tony & Lynda Gray - Kinross Partnership

Tony & Lynda Gray - Kinross Partnership

14 April 2020

2020 finalists: Tony & Lynda Gray of Kinross Partnership - Sheep, Beef and Deer...

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Brendon & Rachel Williams - Pencoed Trust

Brendon & Rachel Williams - Pencoed Trust

14 April 2020

2020 finalists: Brendon & Rachel Williams of Pencoed Trust - Arable and Finishing. This...

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2019 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2019 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

15 March 2019

A 970ha sheep and beef farm near Weber, with more than a century of lifeblood flowing through its...

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2018 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2018 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

15 March 2018

Sustainability equals longevity and balance across the physical environment, business and people,...

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2017 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2017 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

17 March 2017

Pongaroa sheep and beef farmers Shaun and Tracie Baxter have won the Horizons Ballance Farm...

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2016 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2016 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

30 March 2016

Nukumaru dairy farm owners David and Adrienne Hopkins and sharemilkers Ben and Belinda Price are...

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2015 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2015 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

18 March 2015

Broadlands Station, a multi-generational sheep and beef farming operation owned by the Akers...

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2014 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2014 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

7 March 2014

The Justin and Mary Vennell have an unmistakable commitment to combining steadfast land stewardship...

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2013 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2013 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

30 March 2013

Curwen and Maija Hare possess what the award judges described as “an impressive, balanced...

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2012 Horizons Regional Supreme Winner

2012 Horizons Regional Supreme Winner

30 March 2012

Rangedale, a Landcorp property in the Makuri district east of Pahiatua, was described by the judges...

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2011 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2011 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

30 March 2011

The award judges were impressed with the accomplishments of Rick Morrison and Sharleen Hutching in...

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2010 Horizons Regional Supreme Winner

2010 Horizons Regional Supreme Winner

30 March 2010

Ken and Sur Ballantyne looked over numerous farms before they walked onto the Aria property they...

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2009 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

2009 Horizons Regional Supreme Winners

30 March 2009

Andy and Claire Law farm with a broad reach that combines sustainability with a willingness to look...

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