West Coast News & Events

Posted: May 12, 2023

Nurses in Aotearoa celebrated for their role in health care for all

Friday 12 May is International Nurses Day, is an opportunity for all New Zealanders to recognise our nurses, and everything they do for our health and wellbeing.

International Nurses Day is a time to celebrate alongside our global community and shines a light on the importance of our nurses in an Aotearoa context to address current inequities and improve...
7/6/2023 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM

The Cockies Classic Sponsored Golf Tournament, Hawarden, North Canterbury

Thursday 6 July | 9.30am | Hawarden Golf Course

The Hawarden Golf Club invites you to a fun-day of golf, catering for the well-being of our rural Community.

Posted: Apr 7, 2023

Rural Riders Plan to expand next Summer

Mountain biking for our rural community in Taupo, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Methven, Manawatu & Otago

6/28/2023 - 6/29/2023

South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) - Invercargill, Southland

28-29 June 2023 | ILT Stadium Southland, Invercargill

The South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) was established in 1998 to provide a forum for those involved in the South Island dairy industry to evaluate and apply knowledge, skills and technology to their...
Posted: Mar 1, 2023

Datamars Livestock ‘super-charges’ support for Rural Support Trust "Time Out Tour"!

They are super-charging that support with a limited-edition S500 Integrated Solar Energiser through PGG Wrightson and Rural Co.

Datamars Livestock is super-charging its support of the Rural Support Trust and its national Time Out Tour for farmer well-being at a time when it’s needed most by contributing funds from...
Posted: Feb 16, 2023

Cyclone Gabrielle - Volunteer Registration

Being coordinated by Federated Farmers

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...
Posted: Feb 16, 2023

Floods and Health - advice from Manatū Hauora Ministry of Health

Floodwaters can carry bugs that cause disease from the ground surface, septic tanks and sewerage systems.

During flooding, listen to your local radio stations for civil defence advice and follow instructions. Afterwards, it’s important to make sure your food and water aren’t...
Posted: Feb 12, 2023

Shear 4 a Cause 24-hour Shearathon

Held over Waitangi Weekend in West Otago

The Southland and Otago Rural Support Trusts were involved in this amazing event, which was held over Waitangi Weekend 2023.  

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With thanks to our principal sponsors
Thanks to our Time Out Tour partners