Northland News & Events

Posted: Jan 18, 2023

Government support for flood-affected Gisborne Tairāwhiti farmers and growers

$100,000 made available to help coordinate efforts as farmers and growers recover from the heavy rain and subsequent flood damage across the Tairāwhiti region

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...
Posted: Jan 18, 2023

Government funding relief for flood-affected Wairarapa farmers and growers

$80,000 made available to the East Coast Rural Support Trust to help farmers and growers recover from significant damage in the region

The Government has extended its medium-scale classification of Cyclone Hale to the Wairarapa after assessing storm damage to the eastern coastline of the region.

Posted: Jan 13, 2023

Invest in your Wellbeing Bank Account for 2023

Check out some of Sam's and Farmstrong's wellbeing deposits

This time of the year is a great time to think about how you could improve your investments into your 'Wellbeing Bank Account' for 2023.

3/1/2023 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Time Out Tour - Taupō, Waikato

Wednesday 1st March 2023 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm | Taupō Cosmopolitan Club

Through captivating storytelling, Matt shares the good, the bad, and the questionable experiences he’s faced on his unpredictable journey to date, and the little things he’s learnt...
4/28/2023 9:00 AM - 4/30/2023 4:00 PM

Rural Women NZ Triple F Challenge - Taupō

Friday 28 April - Sunday 30 April 2023 - Save the Date!

Rural Women NZ The Triple F Challenge 2022 Organising Committee has been hard at work and has prepared a fantastic programme of activities and experiences in and around Taupō. Triple F...
Posted: Dec 19, 2022

Cyclying Waitaki - Calect Ride Strong

Sunday 26 March 11AM — Sunday 7 May 11AM 2023 - various Otago locations

Written by: Kirsten Stevenson In keeping with Farmstrong’s key messages about staying connected and keeping active, Cycling Waitaki has organised Ride Strong – a...
Posted: Dec 19, 2022

Farmer Wellbeing Hub Launched in Pukehina, Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty dairy farmer Mohi Beckham-Adams recently opened an on-farm gym and community hub for local farmers. Here’s why.

Tell us about the hub. What’s the set-up? Basically, we’ve lined a big shed behind my house with ply and filled it with gym gear, weights and machines, so local farmers can get...
Posted: Dec 19, 2022

Need Internet?

If you have no or poor internet connection at your home yo can apply for support

The Remote Users Scheme allows eligible households and communities in the most remote areas - where broadband is not currently available and there is only access to voice calling and...

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