Running of the Wools 'to evoke forgotten Queenstown'
A spectacle not seen in Queenstown for decades will be staged again next February as more than 300 merino sheep run through the town centre to herald the start of the inaugural Hilux New Zealand Rural Games over the Waitangi holiday weekend.
Merino breeders ignoring genetic tools
James Rowe, CEO of the Co-operative Research Centre for Sheep. THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools with the potential to earn them thousands of extra dollars a year.
Man admits role in assault in Hightstown assault of East Windsor man
Edwin Merino, 22, acknowledged he punched Dario Mogrovejo several times while co-defendant Alexander Martinez, 20, stabbed the then 37-year-old in Hightstown in 2013.
Sheep run to launch games
Hundreds of merino sheep will bring part of central Queenstown to a standstill on Waitangi Day, launching the inaugural New Zealand Rural Games. read more
High fashion at high altitude - the top trends this winter
We take a look around Snow+Rock's top-end offerings, from merino-linings to faux fur, and Swedish style to shimmering fabrics
Southrose winds up on positive note
We are sad to be winding up a stud that has been a passion for our family for many years. SOUTHROSE TEAM: Jono and Zel Ashby and daughter Emma, and Hilary and Jim Ashby with selling agent and Spence Dix & Co director Rodney Dix. The Ashbys dispersed their high-profile stud on Monday.
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Saints football dominates all-league selections
Vail Christian's Mike Lange, left, is an all-league after a season as a double threat on offense and leading the team's defense in interceptions.
Obama snapped in Kiwi threads
The founder of a Kiwi clothing company is thrilled to see the "most powerful man in the world" wearing her threads.
Be winter-ready and stylish the Canadian way
Winter-ready pieces are piling into stores - and, since this is Canada, we?re busy piling them on ourselves. It?s easy to spot a strong undercurrent of Canadiana running through this year?s crop of winter accessories - from furry trims and fair-isle knits to full-on maple leaf motifs.