Great Farming Stories

A clear vision to challenge the square

A clear vision to challenge the square

13 April 2021

Strath Taieri farmer Lynnore Templeton doesn’t mince words, especially when talking about the...

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Efficiency and support networks two keys to success

Efficiency and support networks two keys to success

29 August 2020

Angela Scott of Pendella Farm (Sheep & Beef). Kiwi ingenuity, mixed with a healthy dose of...

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2020 Otago Entrants

2020 Otago Entrants

15 April 2020

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

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Sandra and Chris Campbell - Oakwood Hills

Sandra and Chris Campbell - Oakwood Hills

14 April 2020

2020 finalists: Sandra & Chris Campbell of Oakwood Hills - Dairy. Caring for the...

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Joanna and Simon Davies - Toko

Joanna and Simon Davies - Toko

14 April 2020

2020 finalists: Joanna & Simon Davies of Toko - Sheep & beef breeding &...

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Sam and Liz Barton - Montana Pastoral

Sam and Liz Barton - Montana Pastoral

14 April 2020

2020 finalists: Sam & Liz Barton of Montana Pastoral - Sheep & beef. When the Bartons...

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2020 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2020 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

14 April 2020

Anna & Ben Gillespie of Two Farmers Farming - Beef & dairy grazing. Taking a strategic...

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Angela Scott and Grant Williams - Pendella Farm

Angela Scott and Grant Williams - Pendella Farm

14 April 2020

2020 finalists: Angela Scott & Grant Williams of Pendella Farm - Sheep & beef. The epic...

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2019 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2019 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

6 April 2019

Rocks Station, owned and operated by passionate sheep and beef farmers Andrew and Lynnore...

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2018 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2018 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

13 April 2018

A love of family, farming and the land has seen the successful succession of Waipahi sheep farm...

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2017 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2017 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

8 April 2017

Simon and Kirstin Engelbrecht's 7500 stock unit East Otago sheep and beef business is based on...

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2016 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2016 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

30 April 2016

Portobello sheep and beef farmers Brendon and Paula Cross have been named Supreme winners of the...

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2015 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2015 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

15 April 2015

Dave and Janene Divers have run family-owned Table Hill for four years. Dave’s parents...

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2014 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2014 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

15 April 2014

Wayne McIntosh has been managing his family’s summerfruit orchard near Alexandra for 10...

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2013 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2013 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

15 April 2013

Mitchell Webster's intensive cropping operation and wholesale business producing bird and small...

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2012 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2012 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

15 April 2012

Blair and Jane are fine examples of that old adage, “do something you love and you’ll...

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2011 Otago Regional Supreme Winner

2011 Otago Regional Supreme Winner

15 April 2011

Peter and Helen Gilder’s attitude to entering these awards provides a succinct insight into...

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2010 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

2010 Otago Regional Supreme Winners

15 April 2010

Ronald and Carol Alderton’s approach to farming has been praised by the award judges who...

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