When circumstances beyond your control lead to a rural business crisis - financial, climatic or personal - the East Coast Rural Support Trust is here to assist.

Our services to you are free and confidential.

We are part of a nationwide network of Rural Support Trusts that can assist rural people and communities during and after extreme weather and other adverse events. We can access Government adverse event funding and connect you with support from Government agencies, helping individuals and your rural communities get back on your feet.

Our Trust members are local rural people with a wide range of experience and knowledge in dealing with challenging rural situations. The Trust has specially trained coordinators who travel to wherever they are needed. Contact is one-on-one at a location of your choice.

The East Coast Rural Support Trust is a charitable trust covering the East Coast of the North Island from East Cape to Cape Palliser.

News & Alerts

Updates on the Mycoplasma bovis eradication

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Author: Terri Anderson

For weekly updates to your email sign up to MPI's stakeholder update. It is for you, your farmers, and anyone interested in the eradication of Mycoplasma bovisSign up here and please get all your networks of farmers and rural professionals to do so too.  


 

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John Shackleton: Manage stress

A presentation in Taranaki - watch the video!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Author: Terri Anderson

https://www.facebook.com/centraltaranakisafecommunitytrust/videos/2296467993701776/

Rural Support Taranaki shares:

John Shackleton events in Stratford yesterday encouraged the audience to consider mindfulness (it's not scary) and breathing meditations to enable thoughts to be current and now. Our wiring needs to be changed so we stop thinking about things we have NO CONTROL over such as guilt over past events or anxiety about the future. After 21 days you will notice a big improvement in wellbeing. 

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Lock it in with Sam

Sam Whitelock promotes the 5 Ways to Wellbeing... Southland Rural Support Trust agrees

Friday, June 29, 2018

Author: LindsayWright

Southland Rural Support Trust backs Sam Whitelock with all 5 Ways to Wellbeing

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Gisborne flooding a medium scale event

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Author: Terri Anderson

Flooding damage around the Tolaga Bay area of Gisborne meets the criteria for a medium scale event, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Communities Damien O’Connor and Associate Agriculture Minister Meka Whaitiri announced today.

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