Luncheon with Annah Stretton, Rebecca Skilton and Sheryll Gordon

Wednesday 29 November: Sir Don Rowland Centre, Karapiro

10/25/2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Author: WandaLeadbeater

Join Annah Stretton, Rebecca Skilton and Sheryll Gordon for a whole food lunch prepared by Te Atawhai's fabulous chef, Karissa. 

 

 

 

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Ladies Night Out: Wednesday 25 October

The Plaza, Putaruru

10/25/2017 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Author: WandaLeadbeater

A fun filled evening of inspirational beauty, fashion and styling. 

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GoodYarn Workshop: Wednesday 18 October 2017

RSA Tokoroa, 53 Chambers Street, Tokoroa

10/18/2017 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Author: WandaLeadbeater

Practical workshop offering tools and confidence to be able to talk to rural people about mental health. 

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Good Yarn Workshop: 16 October 2017

St Stephen's Church Hall, Onewhero-Taukau Bridge Road

Monday, September 18, 2017

Author: WandaLeadbeater

Practical workshop to help give tools and confidence to be able to talk to people in rural communities about mental health.  

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News & Alerts

Updates from MPI on M. Bovis

As at 4 September 2017

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Author: Terri Anderson

In July 2017, MPI detected the bacterial infection Mycoplasma bovis in cattle at a South Canterbury dairy farm. Regular updates are here: www.mpi.govt.nz/protection-and-response/responding/alerts/mycoplasma-bovis/

Key contacts

Questions for MPI – 0800 00 83 33 or Email: MBovis2017_Liaison@mpi.govt.nz
Oamaru welfare contact – 027 447 4610 or Email: mbwellbeing@asurequality.com
Rural Support trust – 0800 787 254
Exotic Pest and Disease Hotline – 0800 80 99 66
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Flooding in rural Otago and Canterbury

as at 15 September 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Author: Terri Anderson

Useful contacts for rural people affected by flooding:

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Farmers joining shave-free for calving Rural Support Trust fundraiser

Donations will go to every RST nationwide through the new National Council

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Author: Terri Anderson

“When your first calf of the season is born -you have a good, close, shave, then hang up your razor. When the final cow calves, THEN you can get that beard off.”

This is shave-free for calving, the fundraiser launched by Marlborough farmer Lyndon Campbell last year.

“In 2016 we raised nearly $3000 for the Top of the South Rural Support Trust, and we are very proud of that,” says Lyndon. “However we feel there is much room to grow by getting more farmers involved.”

This year he’s going national and is calling farmers from all over New Zealand to get hairy and scratchy along with him (the blokes, at least): https://www.facebook.com/shavefreecalving/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE&fref=nf

 

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Myrtle Rust

Kerikeri myrtle rust response –Daily update 11 May 2017

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Author: Julie Jonker

No significant news to report today.

Ground teams in Kerikeri have completed inspections of the areas extending 500m out from the two confirmed positive sites.

The situation remains that there are still just two known infected properties. The initial nursery in Kerikeri where the myrtle rust incursion was first detected and a neighbouring residential garden.

All other suspected finds that were sampled have tested negative for myrtle rust. This includes a sample from a nursery in south Auckland.

Today field personnel have partnered with local iwi to mount intensive inspections of coastal areas close to Kerikeri for signs of the fungal disease.

The public message remains - if you believe you have seen signs of myrtle rust - DO NOT TOUCH IT or the plant - take a photo of the rust and the plant. Call MPI on 0800 80 99 66.

Full information is at www.mpi.govt.nz/myrtlerust.

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