It’s being described as the ‘rehab’ from our destructive farming practices weaning our land off the ‘drugs’. Sarah Perriam digs deeper into what’s driving a new way of farming that is creating a groundswell of support in Canterbury, but not everyone’s convinced.
Behind New Zealand’s only locally-produced cold-pressed extra virgin rapeseed oil and high oleic sunflower oil is a Canterbury business with lofty aspirations to raise the quality of everyday culinary oils used by discerning foodies nationwide.
In the far north of Finland, traditional culture meets modern life in a beautiful landscape that switches dramatically between seasons.
New Zealand’s coasts and rivers were once busy with schooners, paddle steamers, tugs and other vessels, carrying cargo and passengers and delivering associated services. In Canterbury, those memories live on in two special vessels, Steam Tug Lyttelton and Kaiapoi’s River Queen.
Retired University of Canterbury forestry professor Geoff Sweet was at the forefront of research in one of New Zealand’s most productive industries.
By striking from school, Christchurch students demonstrate how prepared they are to take their future into their own hands. However, they still have lessons to learn.