In our June/July 2020 issue we talked to North Canterbury farmer and Hurunui Adverse Events Committee member, Andy Fox of Foxdown Farm. His passion for farming and community has seen him play a critical part in developing positive strategies when the district falls on hard times. Here he shares his top learnings, many of which can be applied to all work and personal situations.
From humble beginnings in a tiny kitchen, a 20-something Christchurch couple with big dreams and truckloads of ingenuity have created New Zealand’s first vegan heat-and-eat ready meal manufacturing company.
Gold at heart, down to earth and appreciated by many; the qualities of the Hislop family, one with a rich and fascinating history, are wonderfully similar to the product that has defined their industriousness over time: honey.
How Christchurch skincare brand Linden Leaves took on the world.
When one considers charity, provision of money, food and basic clothing items typically comes to mind. Who would have known that the key to empowerment may actually be contained within certain hidden undergarments: bras. Pauline Watson does. In November 2019, the coordinator of New Zealand’s Uplift Project, who has now come to be known as ‘The Bra Lady’, travelled to Fiji to deliver suitcases of these precious items. I followed her to capture the journey and effect of New Zealand’s benevolence.
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.