Southland News & Events

Posted: Nov 29, 2022

Surfing for Farmers – The perfect break returns for summer

A surf therapy initiative helping improve mental health and wellbeing in New Zealand rural communities is returning to beaches across the country.

"Surfing for Farmers is for everyone. We hope to see our regulars back again and look forward to new participants coming along and joining in on the buzz”, says Stephen Thomson.

Posted: Nov 29, 2022

Surfing for Farmers - Hickory Bay

Starts Thursday 24 November at 5pm

Surfing for Farmers on Banks Peninsula is starting this Thursday, 5:00pm at Hickory Bay. If you would like to attend this year - here is the 2022 Rego form.
1/12/2023 6:30 PM

Surfing for Farmers Gore Bay North Canterbury

Thursday January 12 2023 @6.30pm

12/6/2022 6:00 PM

Surfing for Farmers-Sumner Beach

Starts Tuesday December 6 @ 6.15pm

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...
11/15/2022 7:00 PM(Register)

An Evening with Lance Burdett - Papakaio

Do you want to know how to deal with worry, how to stop overthinking & catastrophising, and how to get a good night's sleep, despite what is happening in your life and in the world around us? Then this event is a must see.

Do you want to know how to deal with worry, how to stop overthinking & catastrophising, and how to get a good night's sleep, despite what is happening in your life and in the world around...
Posted: Sep 13, 2022

Fonterra and Rural Support Trust join forces to improve wellbeing support for rural families

Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust (RST) areproud to announce a three-year partnership to support rural New Zealanders by improving access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough.

Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust announced a three year partnership to improve access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough. The first priority...
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.

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