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Feeling the pinch whilst isolating?

Feeling the pinch whilst isolating?

If you and your family are having to isolate on farm and are finding it challenging please reach out. 

March 29, 2022 0 Comments
Testing Positive at Different Times with COVID19

Testing Positive at Different Times with COVID19

Here’s a guide to help you work out when you, and your Household Contacts, can leave self-isolation.

March 16, 2022 0 Comments
If your child has COVID19

If your child has COVID19

If your child has COVID-19 The highly transmissible nature of the Omicron variant means a large number of children are contracting the virus. That’s why the Starship clinical team have put this video together to help parents and caregivers manage their child’s illness. If you’re a parent, grandparent, or whānau member, it’s both useful and...
March 14, 2022 0 Comments
A Farmer's Perspective

A Farmer's Perspective

A local dairy farmer recently tested positive for Covid. This is their story as told to Nelson Federated Farmers, of how having a plan helped their family manage their business and home with as little disruption as possible. 

March 14, 2022 0 Comments
Omicron - Protection framework for risk reduction on a Dairy Farm

Omicron - Protection framework for risk reduction on a Dairy Farm

Farmers Weekly example of a Protection framework for rish reduction on a dairy farm.

March 3, 2022 0 Comments
Fonterra - Preparing for COVID19 On-Farm

Fonterra - Preparing for COVID19 On-Farm

February 28, 2022 0 Comments

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Time Out Tour - Gisbourne

Time Out Tour - Gisbourne

Thank you to everyone who attended Matt Chisholm’s Time Out Tour event in collaboration with Hear 4 U and the Rural Support Trust Tairawhiti Wairoa in Gisborne on Friday 29th July 2022!
August 11, 2022 0 Comments
Get Ready to Shake Out

Get Ready to Shake Out

New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 27 October 2022 at 9.30am.

August 1, 2022 0 Comments
Talking Dairy - Take Action against FMD

Talking Dairy - Take Action against FMD

Foot-and-mouth disease has reached the tourist hot spot of Bali, and the risk of it entering NZ on the footprint of an unwary traveller or by other means, is now a little too close for comfort. So, what are the risks to farmers and primary industry as a whole? And more importantly, who is responsible and what do we need to do to be prepared? We chat to Liz Shackleton,...
July 22, 2022 0 Comments
Foot-and-mouth disease fragments detected at Australian border

Foot-and-mouth disease fragments detected at Australian border

A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has ripped through two Indonesian provinces since April, killing thousands of cows and infecting hundreds of thousands more

July 22, 2022 0 Comments
Surfing for Farmers

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, Surfing for Farmers now host events in 21 locations across New Zealand.
July 21, 2022 0 Comments
What you need to know about Foot and Mouth Disease.

What you need to know about Foot and Mouth Disease.

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious and infectious viral disease that affects cloven-hooved (two-toed) animals such as cows, sheep, goats and pigs. It is an animal health disease with no significant health impact on humans. There have been no cases in New Zealand yet, but FMD is...
July 20, 2022 0 Comments
Joint AWDT & FarmStrong course helps navigate farming challenges

Joint AWDT & FarmStrong course helps navigate farming challenges

Southland dairy farmer Brooke Flett shares how a new programme designed to boost the resilience of rural communities helps her navigate the challenges of farming. For more information on “Know your...
Decision Tree for Flood Damaged Farms

Decision Tree for Flood Damaged Farms

DairyNZ - Decision Tree for Flood Damaged Farms

Heavy Snow - advice from DairyNZ and B+LNZ

Heavy Snow - advice from DairyNZ and B+LNZ

Heavy Snow - DairyNZ

Checklist to help you reduce the impact of heavy snow conditions on farm 

Rural Support Trust NZ