Northland News & Events

Posted: Nov 29, 2022

Surfing for Farmers – The perfect break returns for summer

A surf therapy initiative helping improve mental health and wellbeing in New Zealand rural communities is returning to beaches across the country.

"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.

Posted: Sep 13, 2022

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

Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust (RST) areproud to announce a three-year partnership to support rural New Zealanders by improving access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough.

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...
Posted: Aug 22, 2022

Mayor Relief Fund - Nelson-Tasman Floods

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

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

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: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flood Recovery

Federated Farmers are taking registrations for those interested in helping or offers of support for Flood-affected farmers.

Flood Recovery for Top of the South

Posted: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flooding Event

Federated Farmers are looking for Surplus Feed

Flooding - Top of the South As you will be aware there has been severe damage to some areas in the top of the South Island with major flooding, farms still underwater and road closures...
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: May 10, 2022

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