Since graduating from Lincoln University in 2004, Central Otago viticulturist Nick Paulin has been on a steep upward trajectory.

Published in Regional Updates

Central Otago grape growers and orchardists will continue to face labour shortages at critical times like harvest, if the region can’t provide enough accommodation for seasonal workers.

Published in Regional Updates
Thursday, 07 February 2019 09:40

Human cost of M. bovis to be scrutinised

The Mycoplasma bovis outbreak has imposed a human cost on the farmers affected and a ripple effect into their wider communities.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 08:55

Study on wider effects of M. bovis

The emotional, social and psychological impacts of Mycoplasma bovis on southern farmers and farming communities will be studied by the University of Otago.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 17:15

Te Kano Estate

Passionate about Central Otago’s wines and environment, American-born proprietor Rhonda Lloyd’s vision has fuelled a unique vineyard and environmental restoration project at Northburn, as Jean Grierson discovers.

Published in Regional Updates
Friday, 30 November 2018 13:03

Domaine Rewa

She may be a relative newcomer to the wine industry, but the owner of Domaine Rewa in Central Otago has a vision for the future.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 November 2018 13:00

The French potter of Central Otago

When Yannick Fourbet arrived last summer with his Kiwi wife Philippa and twin boys, Augustin and Mortimer, to start a new life in Central Otago, he brought with him no less than a container-load of beautiful Anduze pots.

Published in Regional Updates
Friday, 30 June 2017 09:55

Lab mutations seen killing fruit flies

Pests like mice and wasps may one day be killed off by a new technique now proven in laboratory tests on fruit flies.

Published in Farm Health

Higher-than-normal rainfall in Otago has brought some much needed breathing space for Otago farmers who may be facing another summer of dry conditions.

Published in General News
Monday, 25 July 2016 07:55

Led by the heart

Displaying the motto 'to struggle through adversity makes success so much sweeter' on their website, Kalex wines sense a distinct parallel between owner Alex Kaufman's will to survive, and the challenging task of farming grapes in Central Otago.

Published in Regional Updates
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