Mid Canterbury News & Events

Posted: Aug 1, 2022

Get Ready to Shake Out

New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 27 October 2022 at 9.30am.

New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 27 October 2022 at 9.30am.

Posted: Jul 22, 2022

Talking Dairy - Take Action against FMD

Podcast - Episode 29

Foot-and-mouth disease has reached the tourist hot spot of Bali, and the risk of it entering NZ on the footprint of an unwary traveller or by other means, is now a little too close for comfort....
Posted: Jul 22, 2022

Foot-and-mouth disease fragments detected at Australian border

A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has ripped through two Indonesian provinces since April, killing thousands of cows and infecting hundreds of thousands more

A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has ripped through two Indonesian provinces since April, killing thousands of cows and infecting hundreds of thousands more

Posted: Jul 20, 2022

What you need to know about Foot and Mouth Disease.

Advice to farmers and livestock owners

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious and infectious viral disease that affects cloven-hooved (two-toed) animals such as cows, sheep, goats and pigs. It is an animal health disease...
Posted: Jul 12, 2022

Heavy Snow - advice from DairyNZ and B+LNZ

Checklist to help you reduce the impact of heavy snow conditions on farm

Heavy Snow - DairyNZ

Checklist to help you reduce the impact of heavy snow conditions on farm 

Posted: May 16, 2022

Volcanic Hazards on and around Mt Ruapehu

If Mt Ruapehu erupts, what are the potential volcanic hazards it would generate, and how far might they travel?

If Ruapehu erupts, what are the potential volcanic hazards it would generate, and how far might they travel?

Posted: May 15, 2022

Nationwide test of Emergency Mobile Alert

The nationwide test of Emergency Mobile Alert will take place on Sunday 22 May 2022 between 6pm and 7pm.

The nationwide test of Emergency Mobile Alert will take place on Sunday 22 May 2022 between 6pm and 7pm. The nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system is a necessary part of making...
Posted: Feb 22, 2022

COVID-19 links to additional help for on farm

Farmers and growers who are required to isolate or quarantine on farm or have staff self isolating, can get some extra support from Rural Support Trusts and regional groups of industry organisations around the country.

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