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Skiing for Farmers

Skiing for Farmers

Registrations are now OPEN for this year's Skiing for Farmers! You're invited to get off farm and join the Otago Rural Support Trust for 'Skiing for Farmers'!
7/28/2024 0 Comments
Rural Change Wellbeing Programme to merge with Rural Support Trust

Rural Change Wellbeing Programme to merge with Rural Support Trust

The Rural Change programme which provided free private mental health professional sessions to the rural industry

April 29, 2024 0 Comments
Rural Champions - Nominations now open!

Rural Champions - Nominations now open!

Last year, the Otago Daily Times and Rural Life celebrated Year of the Farmer, a hugely successful initiative championing the work and community contributions of our farmers...
April 2, 2024 0 Comments
Rural Support Trust sees nationwide increase in calls

Rural Support Trust sees nationwide increase in calls

Rural Support Trust National Chair Neil Bateup says this is only part of the story, ‘The Rural Support Trust profile has increased in our rural communities and with our team often being well...
January 30, 2024 0 Comments
Drop in Milk Payout an unwelcome start to the new season

Drop in Milk Payout an unwelcome start to the new season

The announcement late last week of the expected drop in milk payout was disappointing news for dairy farmers already busy with calving and now adding reviewing budgets to the long list of things...
August 9, 2023 0 Comments
Rural Support Trust announces inaugural General Manager Maria Shanks

Rural Support Trust announces inaugural General Manager Maria Shanks

As farmers and growers continue to face increased pressure as a result of adverse events and economic hardship, the New Zealand Rural Support Trust is responding to the increase in demand for its...
May 9, 2023 0 Comments
Cyclone Gabrielle - Volunteer Registration

Cyclone Gabrielle - Volunteer Registration

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...
February 16, 2023 0 Comments
Surfing for Farmers – The perfect break returns for summer

Surfing for Farmers – The perfect break returns for summer

"Surfing for Farmers is for everyone. We hope to see our regulars back again and look forward to new participants coming along and joining in on the buzz”, says Stephen Thomson.

November 29, 2022 0 Comments
Fonterra and Rural Support Trust join forces to improve wellbeing support for rural families

Fonterra and Rural Support Trust join forces to improve wellbeing support for rural families

Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust announced a three year partnership to improve access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough. The first priority...
September 13, 2022 0 Comments
Mayor Relief Fund - Nelson-Tasman Floods

Mayor Relief Fund - Nelson-Tasman Floods

Following a government contribution of $200,000, the fund is now able to accept donations from the public.

August 22, 2022 0 Comments
Support for storm stricken farmers in Top of South and Far North

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,...
August 22, 2022 0 Comments
Top of the South Flood Recovery

Top of the South Flood Recovery

Flood Recovery for Top of the South

August 21, 2022 0 Comments

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