Southland News & Events

Posted: Feb 3, 2023

Further support for upper North Island regions hit by significant weather

$700,00 in support for regions to be provided by Governement

The Government is unlocking an additional $700,000 in support for regions that have been badly hit by the recent flooding and storm damage in the upper North Island.

Posted: Jan 29, 2023

Have you been to Surfing For Farmers?

Now, grab the merch online!

This is Surfing For Farmers biggest fund raiser for the charity. By purchasing some merchandise, you are helping to ensure that this initiative continues to provide the break our farmers and...
3/1/2023 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Time Out Tour - Taupō, Waikato

Wednesday 1st March 2023 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm | Taupō Cosmopolitan Club

Through captivating storytelling, Matt shares the good, the bad, and the questionable experiences he’s faced on his unpredictable journey to date, and the little things he’s learnt...
Posted: Dec 19, 2022

Farmer Wellbeing Hub Launched in Pukehina, Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty dairy farmer Mohi Beckham-Adams recently opened an on-farm gym and community hub for local farmers. Here’s why.

Tell us about the hub. What’s the set-up? Basically, we’ve lined a big shed behind my house with ply and filled it with gym gear, weights and machines, so local farmers can get...
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: 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...

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