Getting through the Waikato Hauraki Coromandel Drought

24 March 2020

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
This week's update in relation to support for the Waikato Hauraki Coromandel Drought.

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Getting through the Waikato Hauaraki Coromandel

17 March 2020

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
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Drought Shout - POSTPONED

Glen Murray Hall: Friday 20 March

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
Grab your family, mates, neighbours and join us for dinner and a catch up. Find out about what support is available during the drought and and see what others are doing in your community.
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Drought Shout: Hikuai Hall - POSTPONED

Monday 30 March 2020

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
Grab your family, mates, neighbours and join us for lunch and a catch up. Find out about what support is available during the drought and catch up with industry partners to see what they can do to help you.
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Drought Shout: Gumtown Hall - POSTPONED

Wednesday 25 March 2020

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
Grab your family, mates, neighbours and join us for lunch and a catch up. Find out about what support is available during the drought and catch up with industry partners to see what they can do to help you.
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Drought Shout: Waotu Hall - POSTPONED

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
Grab your family, mates, neighbours and join us for lunch and a catch up. Find out about what support is available during the drought and catch up with industry partners to see what they can do to help you.
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Drought Shout Colville Saleyards - POSTPONED

Monday 23 March 11:30am - 2pm

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
Grab your family, mates, neighbours and join us for lunch and a catch up. Find out about what support is available during the drought and catch up with industry partners to see what they can do to help you.
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Drought Shout: Tahuna - POSTPONED

Tuesday 17 March 12noon - 2pm

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
Grab your family, mates, neighbours and join us for lunch and a catch up. Find out about what support is available during the drought and catch up with industry partners to see what they can do to help you.
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Getting through Waikato Hauraki Coromandel's Drought

10 March 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
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Getting through Waikato Hauraki Coromandel's Drought

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Author: WandaLeadbeater
Following the announcement of a medium scale adverse event please have a look at this week's drought information sheet. Please feel free to share it, print it and keep is somewhere handy!

Updates will also be made on our facebook page.

If you have any worries please give us a call, we are here to listen.
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News & Alerts

Managing through drought

Advice for rural people

Friday, February 14, 2020

Author: Terri Anderson
For all drought information refer to Northland Regional Council: 0800 002 004                  https://www.nrc.govt.nz/environment/drought/ https://bewaterwise.org.nz/ https://www.nrc.govt.nz/environment/drought/where-to-find-help-in-northland/ We all know that droughts can be long and relentless. Look after...
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2020 BBQ Dinner

Awanui - Wednesday February 26

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Author: Julie Jonker


 

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2020 Northland Drought

Where to find help

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Author: Julie Jonker
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Rural Support Trusts - how we can help in the M. bovis programme

We are more than just an ear to listen

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Author: Terri Anderson
Your regional Rural Support Trust (RST) is on-hand to support farmers being affected by M. bovis. Our services are free and confidential. As well as someone to talk to about your concerns, we can help you navigate through the process. We have training in and experience with the M. bovis programme, and know how it works. Whatever your experience looks like, we can help in many ways...
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Cyclone Season

What to do in case of severe rain/storm

Monday, December 24, 2018

Author: Terri Anderson
Before severe rain · Keep an eye on weather reports and enact your plans for moving stock and supplementary feed to higher ground if needed. · Clear gutters and drains where possible · Have to hand a smartphone, a charger for the car, a torch, and a battery-powered radio · Check your insurance cover details   During a flood or storm...
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Mycoplasma Bovis information

Facts and Links

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Author: Julie Jonker
WHAT IS MYCOPLASMA BOVIS •          Mycoplasma bovis causes illness in cattle including mastitis, abortion, pneumonia, and arthritis. •          Silent spreaders – cows can be infected but not ill. •          It does not infect...
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Coastal Hazards Map

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Author: Julie Jonker
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When farmland is flooded by seawater

Storm surges and king tides

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Author: Terri Anderson
What happens to farmland which has been flooded by seawater? The impact will depend on how long the crop or pasture is covered by seawater. If it’s only for a short time – up to 48 hours – and gets good rainfall, grasses should bounce back.  Rain is needed to wash the salt away. It’s likely the saltwater was diluted by the rains during the storm which...
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One of these things is not like the other

It’s easy to see if there’s a flood or an earthquake, but drought’s an odd one to call. When does a dry spell become a drought?

Friday, December 8, 2017

Author: Terri Anderson
It’s easy to see if there’s a flood or an earthquake, but drought’s an odd one to call. When does a dry spell become a drought? Dry spells and droughts are part of life for many farmers across New Zealand. Farmers monitor their local conditions, plan for dry weather, and make tough decisions early. MPI doesn’t declare droughts, but help to identify if the impacts...
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NZ Drought Index

Check how the conditions are shaping up

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Author: Julie Jonker

NZ Drought Index

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