Southland News & Events

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.

3/10/2023 - 3/11/2023

Wanaka A&P Show

Friday 10 & Saturday 11 March 2023

The annual Wanaka A&P Show is one of the biggest shows in New Zealand. An absolutely iconic event in Central Otago.

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: 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: 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 10, 2022

Southern (Otago & Southland) Seasonal Employment Calendar

This calendar is an amazing resource combining a huge amount of useful data into one essential tool for those seeking jobs in the south

This calendar is an amazing resource combining a huge amount of useful data into one essential tool for those seeking jobs in the south. It combines: regions; industries; pay rates; months; roles;...
Posted: Jul 21, 2022

Surfing for Farmers

Surfing for Farmers  Goldpine visited Midway Beach in Gisborne for a chance to check out the well-being initiative, Surfing for Farmers. Founded by Gisborne-local Stephen Thomson in 2018,...
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...

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