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Wetland Project Fosters Cultural Values

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 5:46 pm | Real Communications

Saltwater Creek dairy farmers Barb and Greg Morriss discuss how their wetland project has improved cultural and ecological outcomes with Makarini Rupene, Environment Canterbury’s Poū Matai Kō (Mahinga Kai facilitator) for the northern zone. When Barb and Greg ... More >>

Inaugural OxMan triathlon attracts over 400 competitors

Tuesday, 24 December 2019, 6:12 am | Real Communications

Over 400 people participated in a new long-course triathlon hosted at Geoff Spark’s irrigation lake in Eyrewell on 16th December. More >>

Commitment to change lifts audit grades

Friday, 20 December 2019, 11:27 am | Real Communications

Commitment to change lifts audit grades Caption: Eyrewell farmer Scott Evans (left) chats with environmental consultant Paul Reese during a Farm Environment Plan (FEP) audit. Scott has received A and B audit grades for his farms. More >>

Sponsorship boosts Cust School’s agricultural event

Friday, 20 December 2019, 11:13 am | Real Communications

Students at Cust School enjoyed hands on learning at their recent agricultural day thanks to a community sponsorship initiative by Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL). More >>

Cultural land awareness creates brighter future

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 3:33 pm | Real Communications

Life has turned full circle for Environment Canterbury’s Poū Matai Kō (mahinga kai facilitator) Makarini Rupene as he moves his focus from Kaikōura to the Waimakariri area where he grew up and still lives today. More >>

Early adopters embrace technology

Friday, 22 November 2019, 4:02 pm | Real Communications

From drones to ground-breaking app technology, Janina and Slim Slee have been keen to adopt leading-edge tools to enhance the operation of their Kurow farm. More >>

Connections grow global tourism attraction

Friday, 22 November 2019, 4:01 pm | Real Communications

Being connected to global tourism channels has completely changed the operation of historic Glentanner Station. More >>

Connectivity powers irrigation efficiency

Friday, 22 November 2019, 3:16 pm | Real Communications

Internet connectivity and technology are playing a vital role in the growth of Ashburton-based Plains Irrigators, which has grown from a local business into a large South Island enterprise employing around 40 staff. More >>

Paperless business relies on strong connection

Friday, 22 November 2019, 9:53 am | Real Communications

A strong, reliable internet connection has become crucial for the growth of paperless business, New Zealand Agri Brokers (NZAB). More >>

Connectivity woes slow electronics business

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 1:57 pm | Real Communications

Poor connectivity is cramping Alastair Frizzell’s style with no end in sight due to his reliance on an outdated copper connection which can’t keep up with his rapidly growing business. More >>

Constant innovation boosts organic winery

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 1:00 pm | Real Communications

Keeping ahead of the technology curve has seen Greystone evolve into an award-winning organic winery which drives global sales through an online operating system. More >>

Improved digital connectivity boosts efficiency

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 8:26 am | Real Communications

Productivity and efficiency have increased at Clibborn Farms due to advances in technology, including a stronger internet connection More >>

Celestial beauty illuminates successful business

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 5:50 pm | Real Communications

As darkness descends on the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve, cameras work overtime capturing magnificent celestial images in high definition. More >>

Efficiency drives future-focused electrical business

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 4:10 pm | Real Communications

Jeff and Sarah Pierce have used technology to drive business growth since taking over Timaru-based Sullivan and Spillane Electrical four years ago. More >>

International links help diversify farm

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 3:36 pm | Real Communications

A focus on building international business relationships along with a homegrown entrepreneurial approach, has seen Simon and Kirsty Williamson successfully diversify their farming operation at Glenbrook Station. More >>

Connectivity key for tourism venture

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 5:44 pm | Real Communications

Diversification through technology has proved a winning combination for Matt and Alex Pavletich who have created a tourism business operating holiday homes, alongside a family farming business. More >>

Online presence vital for innovative business

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 12:27 pm | Real Communications

Establishing a sea kayaking business in a town synonymous with tourist activities meant having an online presence was crucial for Seal Kayak Kaikoura. More >>

Technology improves animal care outcomes

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 4:55 pm | Real Communications

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Technology improves animal care outcomes Kaikoura network issues cause safety concerns) More >>

Social media drives Amberley business

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 4:53 pm | Real Communications

Two Amberley business partners regularly model new designs to a far-flung audience that they may never meet thanks to the power of social media. More >>

Technology grows business from ground up

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 4:02 pm | Real Communications

The business landscape has changed dramatically from when Grant and Robynne Hayman started Headford Propagators 25 years ago, with technology helping the pair grow the Waimate-based business from the ground up. More >>