Mid Canterbury News & Events

Posted: Nov 23, 2022

Nadia Lim and Royalburn Station launch cheeky room fragrance to help fundraise for the Rural Support Trust

Introducing ‘Eau de Dagg’ - the new room fragrance from Nadia Lim and Royalburn Station!

Nadia Lim of Royalburn Station has today launched a cheeky new room fragrance to fundraise for the Rural Support Trust and help raise awareness of the issues facing rural New Zealand. And...
3/12/2023

Open Farms - New Zealand’s national open farm day is set for Sunday 12 March 2023!

Let's tell our story and help urban Kiwis reconnect with our land, food & farmers.

Get out your gumboots - New Zealand’s national open farm day is set for Sunday 12 March 2023! We're kicking off with a call for farmer hosts. You bring your passion and pride for...
Posted: Nov 8, 2022

Rural Riders - Mountain biking for our rural community in Taupo, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Mt Hutt and Manawatu.

Starting the first week of November 2022

Rural Riders is back!! Come along with your family and friends to your local free Rural Riders event this summer! Bring your mountain or e-bike and enjoy an hour or two on the track with a nice...
Posted: Nov 4, 2022

Surfing for Farmers - 2022/2023 Summer

Coming to a beach near you this Summer!

Started by farmers, for farmers

Bringing farmers together, off-farm and into the surf to enhance well-being

Posted: Oct 20, 2022

Time Out Tour - Resource Booklet

This specially produced 17 page booklet provides a summary of the Time Out Tour event along with all the links and resources referred too.

The Rural Support Trust is thrilled to be working alongside our Time Out Tour partners to deliver these events over the next three years.  With the generous support of our partners, we can...
Posted: Jul 21, 2022

Surfing for Farmers

Surfing for Farmers  Goldpine visited Midway Beach in Gisborne for a chance to check out the well-being initiative, Surfing for Farmers. Founded by Gisborne-local Stephen Thomson in 2018,...
Posted: Jun 18, 2022

Starting the conversation...

The Top Six Inches - breaking the mental unwellness stigma by starting a conversation

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...
Posted: Nov 2, 2021

Essential Freshwater Social Impact Report

Report by Rachael Inch and peer reviewed by Doctor Heather Collins

Over the past 18 months the Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust has seen and felt the anxiety, nervousness and the fear of the unknown increase within our community as new polices from the...

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