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Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery - advice, support, and funding from MPI

Cyclone Gabrielle Recovery - advice, support, and funding from MPI

A new package of financial support announced by the Government on 29 June is now available for businesses, orchards, and farms affected by the North Island weather events in early...
August 1, 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
Government approves $23 million boost to the cyclone grant for farmers and growers

Government approves $23 million boost to the cyclone grant for farmers and growers

The Government is providing a further $23 million to support more farmers, growers, whenua Māori owners, and rural communities as they recover from Cyclone Gabrielle, Agriculture Minister Damien...
April 6, 2023 0 Comments
Teamwork helping farmers in the Tararua

Teamwork helping farmers in the Tararua

As recovery from Cyclone Gabrielle in Tararua slowly begins in the rural sector, practical measures and public generosity are combining to help ensure that when farmers are ready to begin the long...
March 19, 2023 0 Comments
Cyclone Gabrielle - Farmer and Grower Recovery Grants 2023

Cyclone Gabrielle - Farmer and Grower Recovery Grants 2023

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has $51 million to help farmers and growers, including whenua Māori owners, to recover from Cyclone Gabrielle. This funding is intended to assist farmers...
March 18, 2023 0 Comments
Alliance Group Donates $200,000 To The East Coast Rural Support Trust

Alliance Group Donates $200,000 To The East Coast Rural Support Trust

In response to the devastation caused by Cyclone Gabrielle, Alliance Group today announced a comprehensive support package for the region with a focus on farmers badly impacted on the East Coast...
March 18, 2023 0 Comments
DairyNZ offering one-on-one help

DairyNZ offering one-on-one help

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle told Dairy News they have been busy updating all the material they have to help farmers through the coming weeks and months.

March 8, 2023 0 Comments
NAIT timeframes extended for farmers affected by heavy rain and flooding in the North Island

NAIT timeframes extended for farmers affected by heavy rain and flooding in the North Island

We have extended the timeframes for updating NAIT to help ease some of the pressure on farmers and other People in Charge of Animals (PICAs).

March 7, 2023 0 Comments
Government approves $26m grant extension for Farmers & Growers

Government approves $26m grant extension for Farmers & Growers

The Government has announced a $26 million boost to the grants programme helping farmers, growers, and whenua Māori owners to re-establish their businesses in the wake of Cyclone Gabrielle.

March 6, 2023 0 Comments
Silt Removal in Hawkes Bay

Silt Removal in Hawkes Bay

March 6, 2023 0 Comments
Flood Recovery underway in the Tararua Region

Flood Recovery underway in the Tararua Region

Three groups of volunteers have been hard work around the Kumeroa/Hopelands/Ruawhata/Ballance area along the Manawatu River clearing debris off fences, picking up broken fences and...
March 1, 2023 0 Comments
Ballance Donates $1 million to Rural Support Trust

Ballance Donates $1 million to Rural Support Trust

Ballance will work with the Rural Support Trust, a national organisation run by a team of 350 people – rural people supporting rural people. The Trust has the reach and services to help with...
February 28, 2023 0 Comments

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