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  • Coast dairy winner aims high

    It has been quite a year for 22-yearold farm manager Trinity Jackson.

  • The Outdoor Access Commission

    Despite all the benefits and privileges of living on the wonderful West Coast, Kaikoura bills itself as 'The Coast with the Most'!

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  • It all starts with the cows, managing pasture quality, the shed and hygiene, but people are still "the biggest factor", she says.

  • From Australia to Atarau

    Phil and Sarah Boschma own and operate a 300ha dairy farm at Atarau and milk a herd of 500 Friesian cross cows.

  • Hyundai Kona Hybrid N-Line

    The eagerly anticipated secondgeneration version of Hyundai's popular compact Kona urban SUV is bigger, bolder and more refined than its predecessor.

  • Tractors And Tug O'War At Ag Fest

    The West Coast's major two-day farming event Ag Fest thrived in mid April.

  • West Coast Farm Contest Winners Share Their Stories

    There was a good turnout for the West Coast/Top of the South Dairy Industry Award winners field day which was held recently on Russell Andrew's farm at Garveys Creek near Reefton.

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  • West Coast dairy winners toasted

    First-time entrants from Reefton who embrace a sustainable version of farming were announced as major winners in the 2021 West Coast/Top of the South Dairy Industry Awards....

  • Stud farming of Mahitahi

    Down State highway 6, south of Bruce Bay, take a left at Condons Road, and you will find the stud farm of South Westland identity Thomas Condon. Four Hereford heifers, a mix of polled and horned, were selected by Thomas Condon snr in 1975, providing the basis for Flagstaff Herefords which today is...

  • Stud farming of Mahitahi

    Down State highway 6, south of Bruce Bay, take a left at Condons Road, and you will find the stud farm of South Westland identity Thomas Condon. Four Hereford heifers, a mix of polled and horned, were selected by Thomas Condon snr in 1975, providing the basis for Flagstaff Herefords which today is...

  • Calving at the Kennedy's farm

    Straddling the Atarau road in the Grey Valley, the Kennedy farm runs along the banks of the Grey River, flanked at one end by the Craigieburn, and Rough river. Where once the 400ha ran sheep and beef, today there is a herd of around 800 milking cows. West Coast Grassroots visited on a sunny August...

  • Carrying on the Foster name

    A long and productive chapter closed on Grey Valley farming and agriculture with the sad passing of Russell 'Brent' Foster in November last year. An Ahaura-based contractor for 50 years, RB Foster all began with a small 1938 International tractor. MEG FULFORD sat down with the Foster family in...

  • Karamea Born And Bred

    Kongahu Straight, just north of Little Wanganui, has been home to Russell Anderson for nearly 77 years....

  • West Coast Dairy Award Winners

    Robyn Mare of Greymouth was named the 2022 West Coast/Top of the South Dairy Manager of the Year at the 2022 West Coast/Top of the South Dairy Industry Awards dinner held in Shantytown last Thursday....

  • The mail must get through!

    Mahia Fisher's rural delivery van is a reliable feature on our country roads, and Grassroots reporter MEG FULFORD spent a day with her to see what it takes to get your mail and packages from A to B, and the reasons Mahia loves her role so much....

  • Carrying on the Foster name

    A long and productive chapter closed on Grey Valley farming and agriculture with the sad passing of Russell 'Brent' Foster in November last year. An Ahaura-based contractor for 50 years, RB Foster all began with a small 1938 International tractor. MEG FULFORD sat down with the Foster family in...

  • West Coast Dairy Award Winners

    Robyn Mare of Greymouth was named the 2022 West Coast/Top of the South Dairy Manager of the Year at the 2022 West Coast/Top of the South Dairy Industry Awards dinner held in Shantytown last Thursday....

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