Southland News & Events

2/6/2023

Shear 4 A Cause - New Zealand's biggest Shear-A-Thon. Moa Flat, Central Otago

Sheep, shearers, and mucking in to raise money for six of New Zealand's leading charities - you can't get more Kiwi than that!

24-hour Shear-a-thon
Waitangi Weekend February 2023
Wohelo Station, Moa Flat, South Island

Posted: Aug 30, 2022

Recycling of Bale Wrap with Recycle South

If you've been burning, burying, storing, or ignoring your bale wrap – the solution is here!

Our further processing facility at 210 Branxholme Makarewa Road is now open, so we are calling all farmers who have bale wrap stored around the farm to now drop it off. Our new machinery is...
Posted: Aug 15, 2022

Wandering stock on roads and highways can have a devastating impact.

David Harrington was driving and hit a cow which changed his life forever

David Harrington was driving and hit a cow on SH1 in Southland and changed his life forever

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: Jul 19, 2022

Joint AWDT & FarmStrong course helps navigate farming challenges

Southland dairy farmer Brooke Flett shares how a new programme designed to boost the resilience of rural communities helps her navigate the challenges of farming.

Southland dairy farmer Brooke Flett shares how a new programme designed to boost the resilience of rural communities helps her navigate the challenges of farming. For more information on...
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 18, 2022

Searching for Surplus Feed

If you feel you have more than enough feed on hand to manage your own feed needs through till spring, it would be great if you would consider making it available for sale to farmers in areas that are experiencing drought conditions

Searching for Surplus Feed  If you feel you have more than enough feed on hand to manage your own feed needs through till spring, it would be great if you would consider making it...
Posted: Apr 8, 2022

National Feed Coordination Service

Do you need help sourcing supplementary feed or grazing to help you get through the coming months?

Feed Coordiantion Service - April 2022

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