North Canterbury News & Events

Posted: Mar 18, 2023

Cyclone Gabrielle - Farmer and Grower Recovery Grants 2023

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has $51 million to help farmers and growers, including whenua Māori owners, to recover from Cyclone Gabrielle.

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has $51 million to help farmers and growers, including whenua Māori owners, to recover from Cyclone Gabrielle. This funding is intended to assist farmers...
Posted: Mar 17, 2023

Hugo Charitable Trust donates to the Rural Support Trust

$50,000 has been given to assist with farmers affected by Cyclone Gabrielle

The Trustees of the Hugo Charitable Trust recently donated $50,000 to the Rural Support Trust National Ooffice, to distribute to the areas and farmers most affected by Cyclone Gabrielle.

Posted: Mar 8, 2023

DairyNZ offering one-on-one help

DairyNZ teams are in the field, doing all they can to assist farmers hit by cyclones Gabrielle and Hale.

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle told Dairy News they have been busy updating all the material they have to help farmers through the coming weeks and months.

Posted: Mar 7, 2023

Events on in March and April 2023

Northland, North Auckland, Waikato, Coromandel, Thames, Hawkes Bay, Bay of Plenty, South Auckland, Tairawhiti/Gisborne

Events planned in affected Cyclone Gabrielle Regions for March & April 2023

Posted: Mar 7, 2023

NAIT timeframes extended for farmers affected by heavy rain and flooding in the North Island

We have extended the timeframes for updating NAIT to help ease some of the pressure on farmers and other People in Charge of Animals (PICAs).

Posted: Mar 1, 2023

Surfing for Farmers are Pitching In with the Flood Recovery

You buy we will donate - Flood Recovery Fund

Surfing For Farmers is keen to get in a support where we can.
We will donate all margins from all SFF kit sold to the Flood Relief Fund.  

Posted: Feb 28, 2023

Ballance Donates $1 million to Rural Support Trust

In response to the devastation caused to rural communities by recent weather events through-out New Zealand, Ballance Agri-Nutrients is funding a comprehensive relief package to provide on the ground support.

Ballance will work with the Rural Support Trust, a national organisation run by a team of 350 people – rural people supporting rural people. The Trust has the reach and services to help with...
Posted: Feb 27, 2023

Salmonella and Leptospirosis increasing following Cyclone Gabrielle

B+LNZ is reminding farmers to protect themselves, their families and stock as cases of Salmonella and Leptospirosis rise in the wake of Cyclone Gabrielle.

“Salmonella and Leptospirosis are already rearing their heads on the East Coast of the North Island following Cyclone Gabrielle,” says B+LNZ’s Senior Advisor for Biosecurity and...

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