Otago News & Events

3/29/2023 8:00 AM - 3/31/2023 5:00 PM

South Island Agricultural Field Day, Kirwee, Canterbury

Wednesday 29 - Friday 31 March |1191 Courtenay Road, Kirwee | 8.00am - 5.00pm.

The North Canterbury Rural Support Trust will be at SIAFD in Kirwee site #524  Try your luck at "Beat The Buzzer", get a Health check with Staywell, drop off...
Posted: Mar 19, 2023

Year of The Farmer 2023

The Otago Daily Times and Rural Life are on the hunt for a South Island rural champion as part of their "Year of the Farmer2023" Celebrations

In January this year, Otago Daily Times business and rural editor Sally Rae wrote an opinion piece suggesting the need for a celebration of New Zealand’s food producing champions.

Posted: Mar 1, 2023

Surfing for Farmers are Pitching In with the Flood Recovery

You buy we will donate - Flood Recovery Fund

Surfing For Farmers is keen to get in a support where we can.
We will donate all margins from all SFF kit sold to the Flood Relief Fund.  

Posted: Feb 18, 2023

National Feed Coordination Service - Cyclone Gabrielle

Federated Farmers have been contracted by the Ministry for Primary Industries to reactivate the National Feed Coordination Service

Federated Farmers have been contracted by the Ministry for Primary Industries to reactivate the National Feed Coordination Service
Posted: Jan 29, 2023

Have you been to Surfing For Farmers?

Now, grab the merch online!

This is Surfing For Farmers biggest fund raiser for the charity. By purchasing some merchandise, you are helping to ensure that this initiative continues to provide the break our farmers and...
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: 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,...

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