Northland 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 30, 2023

Current Flooding Situation in the upper North Island

If you have been impacted by the severe weather and want to talk with someone, our team are only a phone call away.

For help and assistance

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

Fire Season Status

Can I light a fire?

This map shows the fire season status as of 1pm Friday 27 January 2023.

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: Oct 20, 2022

Time Out Tour - Resource Booklet

This specially produced 17 page booklet provides a summary of the Time Out Tour event along with all the links and resources referred too.

The Rural Support Trust is thrilled to be working alongside our Time Out Tour partners to deliver these events over the next three years.  With the generous support of our partners, we can...
Posted: Oct 7, 2022

Testing for Mycoplasma Bovis stepped up with new strain

The discovery of a new strain was made through regular bulk milk tank testing, which is evidence our highly sensitive system is working well. MPI will continue with fortnightly bulk milk tank...

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