The Government is unlocking an additional $700,000 in support for regions that have been badly hit by the recent flooding and storm damage in the upper North Island.
"Surfing for Farmers is for everyone. We hope to see our regulars back again and look forward to new participants coming along and joining in on the buzz”, says Stephen Thomson.
Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust announced a three year partnership to improve access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough. The first priority is to develop a rural specific national strategy, which is expected to be in place early next year.
Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified severe weather that affected farmers and growers in the Top-of-the-South and the Far North District as a medium-scale adverse event, unlocking Government support
Flooding - Top of the South
As you will be aware there has been severe damage to some areas in the top of the South Island with major flooding, farms still underwater and road closures preventing outside assistance, deliveries and pick-ups.
Additional stock food is likely to be required for farmers in these areas to get through winter and there have been many offers...
Real-time Resilience Strategies for Coping
To combat the silence and stigma related to mental unwellness, Taranaki born and bred artist Paul Rangiwahia created "The Top Six Inches" using the analogy for not only where the majority of the plant roots sit in the soil but also the top six inches of the brain...
A flood can be devasting, affecting livestock, land and buildings.
Here are tips on how to deal with post flooding.
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Bevan Collie a Southland dairy farmer spoke to Jamie about his first-hand experience of COVID19 on-farm.
He warns other farmers to ignore Omicron at their peril.
In this document you will find an easy to follow COVID19 factsheet and planning tool to ensure you know what to expect and have what you need if you have to isolate.