Otago News & Events

Posted: Sep 4, 2022

Kevin Forward from OSPRI talks to Andy Muir from The Muster

Kevin explains the importance of NAIT and if there is a FMD breakout

Recently Kevin spoke to the host of the The Muster on Hokonui, Andy Muir. They spoke about:  Foot-and-Mouth (FMD) at the NZ border  NAIT and a sheep tracability system...
Posted: Aug 25, 2022

Federated Farmers Webinar - Foot & Mouth Disease - What you need to know

Video of the 22 August event

With there being so much talk about Foot and Mouth in the media Federated Farmers wanted to update everyone alongside MPI on what is happening. Watch the recorded webinar for more...
Posted: Aug 22, 2022

Mayor Relief Fund - Nelson-Tasman Floods

Following a government contribution of $200,000, the fund is now able to accept donations from the public.

Following a government contribution of $200,000, the fund is now able to accept donations from the public.

Posted: Aug 22, 2022

Support for storm stricken farmers in Top of South and Far North

Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified severe weather that affected farmers and growers in the Top-of-the-South and the Far North District as a medium-scale adverse event, unlocking Government support

Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified severe weather that affected farmers and growers in the Top-of-the-South and the Far North District as a medium-scale adverse event,...
Posted: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flood Recovery

Federated Farmers are taking registrations for those interested in helping or offers of support for Flood-affected farmers.

Flood Recovery for Top of the South

Posted: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flooding Event

Federated Farmers are looking for Surplus Feed

Flooding - Top of the South As you will be aware there has been severe damage to some areas in the top of the South Island with major flooding, farms still underwater and road closures...
Posted: Aug 1, 2022

Get Ready to Shake Out

New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 27 October 2022 at 9.30am.

New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 27 October 2022 at 9.30am.

Posted: Jul 22, 2022

Talking Dairy - Take Action against FMD

Podcast - Episode 29

Foot-and-mouth disease has reached the tourist hot spot of Bali, and the risk of it entering NZ on the footprint of an unwary traveller or by other means, is now a little too close for comfort....

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