East Coast 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

Checked your crops for Fall Armyworm?

Strong surveillance will help stop Fall Armyworm spread

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...
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...
Posted: Sep 15, 2022

Support for flood-impacted farmers and growers in the Far North

The Ministry for Primary Industries has allocated $30,000 of adverse events funding to help farmers and growers recover from the heavy rain and flooding in August.

Posted: Aug 22, 2022

Support for storm stricken farmers in Top of South and Far North

Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified severe weather that affected farmers and growers in the Top-of-the-South and the Far North District as a medium-scale adverse event, unlocking Government support

Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified severe weather that affected farmers and growers in the Top-of-the-South and the Far North District as a medium-scale adverse event,...
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...
Posted: Nov 23, 2022

Nadia Lim and Royalburn Station launch cheeky room fragrance to help fundraise for the Rural Support Trust

Introducing ‘Eau de Dagg’ - the new room fragrance from Nadia Lim and Royalburn Station!

Nadia Lim of Royalburn Station has today launched a cheeky new room fragrance to fundraise for the Rural Support Trust and help raise awareness of the issues facing rural New Zealand. And...

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