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New events announced for "Checking-in" rural recovery project in the North Island

New events announced for "Checking-in" rural recovery project in the North Island

Several new ‘Checking-in’ events to support North Island rural communities impacted by last year’s adverse weather events have been announced for 2024.

February 12, 2024 0 Comments
Relationship Property 101: Free Live Webinar with Dairy Women's Network

Relationship Property 101: Free Live Webinar with Dairy Women's Network

Join Hamertons Lawyers Limited for a LIVE webinar, as they take you through the ins and outs of the mystifying work of relationship property.

3/21/2024 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM 0 Comments
Rural Support Trust sees nationwide increase in calls

Rural Support Trust sees nationwide increase in calls

Rural Support Trust National Chair Neil Bateup says this is only part of the story, ‘The Rural Support Trust profile has increased in our rural communities and with our team often being well...
January 30, 2024 0 Comments
Drop in Milk Payout an unwelcome start to the new season

Drop in Milk Payout an unwelcome start to the new season

The announcement late last week of the expected drop in milk payout was disappointing news for dairy farmers already busy with calving and now adding reviewing budgets to the long list of things...
August 9, 2023 0 Comments
Support package for growers, farmers and businesses affected by North Island weather events

Support package for growers, farmers and businesses affected by North Island weather events

The package will be available to businesses in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Tairāwhiti, Hawke's Bay, Tararua, and Wairarapa. 

July 4, 2023 0 Comments
Rural Support Trust announces inaugural General Manager Maria Shanks

Rural Support Trust announces inaugural General Manager Maria Shanks

As farmers and growers continue to face increased pressure as a result of adverse events and economic hardship, the New Zealand Rural Support Trust is responding to the increase in demand for its...
May 9, 2023 0 Comments
New Coordinator joins the East Coast Rural Support Trust, representing Tairāwhiti.

New Coordinator joins the East Coast Rural Support Trust, representing Tairāwhiti.

Vicki Crosswell has spent the past 11 years supporting the victims of crime and tragedy here and elsewhere. She is stepping into a role to assist farmers who need help in Tairāwhiti, as the new...
March 23, 2023 0 Comments
Rural Support Trust National Office - Givealittle Page is open for donations

Rural Support Trust National Office - Givealittle Page is open for donations

February 23, 2023 0 Comments
Focus on the clean-up, not tax deadlines

Focus on the clean-up, not tax deadlines

IRD is telling cyclone-impacted farmers to focus on the clean-up, not tax deadlines. “You do not need to call us right now,” Rata Kamau, of IRD’s Small and Medium Enterprises...
February 23, 2023 0 Comments
What to do if your home has been flooded

What to do if your home has been flooded

Remember that if you have been evacuated, returning home may not be safe even when the floodwaters have receded. Listen to emergency services and local Civil Defence authorities; don’t...
February 17, 2023 0 Comments
Initial recovery mobilisation fund to help farmers and growers hit by Cyclone Gabrielle

Initial recovery mobilisation fund to help farmers and growers hit by Cyclone Gabrielle

The Government is providing an initial $4 million to help farmers, growers, whenua Māori owners and rural communities mobilise and co-ordinate recovery efforts from Cyclone Gabrielle.
February 16, 2023 0 Comments
Cyclone Gabrielle - Volunteer Registration

Cyclone Gabrielle - Volunteer Registration

Cyclone Gabrielle has caused devastation across the upper and eastern North Island. This survey is design to collect volunteer information to be used to assist in the recovery from this event...
February 16, 2023 0 Comments

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