Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified this week’s Cyclone Hale that caused significant flood damage across the Tairāwhiti/Gisborne District as a medium-scale adverse event, unlocking Government support for farmers and growers.
The Government has extended its medium-scale classification of Cyclone Hale to the Wairarapa after assessing storm damage to the eastern coastline of the region.
This time of the year is a great time to think about how you could improve your investments into your 'Wellbeing Bank Account' for 2023.
Written by: Kirsten Stevenson
In keeping with Farmstrong’s key messages about staying connected and keeping active, Cycling Waitaki has organised Ride Strong – a semi-serious, non-competitive community ride for the farming community. This is a great chance to get off farm, ‘recharge your batteries’ and catch up with mates.
Tell us about the hub. What’s the set-up?
Basically, we’ve lined a big shed behind my house with ply and filled it with gym gear, weights and machines, so local farmers can get together and work out no matter what the weather’s doing. We used to have a smaller area, but we outgrew that, so we had a working bee and made over one of our workshops....
The Remote Users Scheme allows eligible households and communities in the most remote areas - where broadband is not currently available and there is only access to voice calling and text services - to apply for support.
Check out what AWDT have avaiable for 2023.
The Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) National Project to inform and educate women about five “silent” cancers which affect only women has been hugely successful.
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Loshni Manikam, founder of Thriving Farming Women and friend of Rural Support has just launched her debut e-book, “The Rural Women Dilemma” available now at Amazon.com.
Loshni shares her story in a...
Farm business operations demand sound legal, fit for purpose contracts and agreements. Federated Farmers has developed industry leading documents with the help of experienced farming leaders, real farmers, farm...