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Five Ways, Five Days โ€“ Make it happen for you!

Five Ways, Five Days โ€“ Make it happen for you!

Just like physical health, we all need to actively look after our mental health. Mental Health Awareness week (18-24 September) is run each year by the Mental Health Foundation.  

September 18, 2023 0 Comments
Talking Dairy Podcasts

Talking Dairy Podcasts

Talking Dairy podcast gets into the minds of Kiwi dairy farmers, scientists and experts, providing fresh ideas to help you progress in dairying. Brought to you by DairyNZ.

 

September 26, 2023 0 Comments
Emma Poole crowned 2023 FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Emma Poole crowned 2023 FMG Young Farmer of the Year

Waikato Bay of Plenty Young Farmer Emma Poole is “absolutely buzzing” after being named the 55th FMG Young Farmer of the Year and making history as the Contest’s first-ever female champion.

September 26, 2023 0 Comments
Anyone can GoDairy!

Anyone can GoDairy!

In New Zealand, we’ve got a bunch of awesome people from all walks of life, bringing their own special sauce to dairy farming. The only requirement is to bring your A-game attitude and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in.

September 26, 2023 0 Comments

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Rural Champions - Nominations now open!

Rural Champions - Nominations now open!

Last year, the Otago Daily Times and Rural Life celebrated Year of the Farmer, a hugely successful initiative championing the work and community contributions of our farmers and growers. It culminated in the naming of Duntroon dairy farmer Myfanwy Alexander as our inaugural Rural Champion.
April 2, 2024 0 Comments
Te Ara Kลhungahunga | Early Childhood - Online Learning (The Correspondence School)

Te Ara Kลhungahunga | Early Childhood - Online Learning (The Correspondence School)

Kaiako (teachers) work in partnership with you and your whฤnau to create individual programmes of learning for ฤkonga, using the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whฤriki– He whฤriki mฤtauranga mล ngฤ mokopuna o Aotearoa, and our local curriculum Te Ara Pounamu. All our kaiako are trained and registered.
March 28, 2024 0 Comments
Government announces drought support for Canterbury and Otago

Government announces drought support for Canterbury and Otago

The Coalition Government is expanding the medium-scale adverse event classification in place for the Marlborough, Nelson, and Tasman districts to cover the Canterbury and Otago regions, Agriculture Minister Todd McClay announced today.

March 25, 2024 0 Comments
Opinion : Are we doing rural mental health right?

Opinion : Are we doing rural mental health right?

In my line of work, I see people at their best and worst.

It can be challenging and gradual but being a part of the experience of fundamental change within someone suffering from mental health challenges, is the most rewarding experience I can think of.

March 18, 2024 0 Comments
Impact Report 2023

Impact Report 2023

What did 2023 look like for our team?

March 3, 2024 0 Comments
Need help in navigating ACC?

Need help in navigating ACC?

Way Finders is a navigation service for ACC clients. They can make it easier for you to understand your ACC entitlements and support you on your ACC journey. โ€‹

February 23, 2024 0 Comments
New events announced for "Checking-in" rural recovery project in the North Island

New events announced for "Checking-in" rural recovery project in the North Island

Several new ‘Checking-in’ events to support North Island rural communities impacted by last year’s adverse weather events have been announced for 2024.

Rural Support Trust sees nationwide increase in calls

Rural Support Trust sees nationwide increase in calls

Rural Support Trust National Chair Neil Bateup says this is only part of the story, ‘The Rural Support Trust profile has increased in our rural communities and with our team often being well known members of...
Better Hunting - Free NZ hunting essentials eLearning

Better Hunting - Free NZ hunting essentials eLearning

Hunting wild game can be a great way to learn new skills, shrink your focus, slow down and make an achievable mission of something.

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