Sometimes you need to chat with someone who gets your issues, someone who’s been there before.

Rural Support Trusts have local, rural people who know from experience that pressures can mount up. Our networks and training can help with all kinds of situations, and help you get through your current challenges.

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Adverse Weather Conditions

Flooding click here

Dry Coniditons/Drought click here

For more details click on the the resources listed to the right.

 

Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

Farmers are being reminded to be particularly stringent with their on-farm biosecurity as foot and mouth disease spreads through popular tourist destinations such as Bali and other parts of Indonesia.

If New Zealand ever had an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), it would have a serious impact on our primary industries and economy. Find out about FMD and preparing for an outbreak.

Latest National News

Shear 4 A Cause - New Zealand's biggest Shear-A-Thon. Moa Flat, Central Otago

Shear 4 A Cause - New Zealand's biggest Shear-A-Thon. Moa Flat, Central Otago

24-hour Shear-a-thon
Waitangi Weekend February 2023
Wohelo Station, Moa Flat, South Island

2/4/2023 6:00 AM - 2/5/2023 2:00 PM 0 Comments
Current Flooding Situation in the upper North Island

Current Flooding Situation in the upper North Island

For help and assistance

January 30, 2023 0 Comments
Checked your crops for Fall Armyworm?

Checked your crops for Fall Armyworm?

The insect pest, fall armyworm has been reported in the North and South Islands, and with further spread likely, knowing how to identify and manage this pest can do a lot to help protect our industry.
January 29, 2023 0 Comments
Fire Season Status

Fire Season Status

This map shows the fire season status as of 1pm Friday 27 January 2023.

January 29, 2023 0 Comments
Have you been to Surfing For Farmers?

Have you been to Surfing For Farmers?

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 growers need from the pressures of making a life from the land.

January 29, 2023 0 Comments
Government support for flood-affected Gisborne Tairāwhiti farmers and growers

Government support for flood-affected Gisborne Tairāwhiti farmers and growers

Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified this week’s Cyclone Hale that caused significant flood damage across the Tairāwhiti/Gisborne District as a medium-scale adverse event, unlocking Government support for farmers and growers.

January 18, 2023 0 Comments

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