Top of the South News & Events

7/6/2023 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM

The Cockies Classic Sponsored Golf Tournament, Hawarden, North Canterbury

Thursday 6 July | 9.30am | Hawarden Golf Course

The Hawarden Golf Club invites you to a fun-day of golf, catering for the well-being of our rural Community.

Posted: May 9, 2023

Rural Support Trust announces inaugural General Manager Maria Shanks

As farmers and growers continue to face increased pressure as a result of adverse events and economic hardship, the New Zealand Rural Support Trust is responding to the increase in demand for its...
Posted: Apr 10, 2023

AF8 - What is it?

AF8 (which stands for Alpine Fault Magnitude 8) is a collaborative effort to save lives by planning and preparing a coordinated response across the South Island following a severe earthquake on the Alpine Fault.

AF8 commenced in July 2016 with a focus on scientific modelling, response planning and community engagement designed to address that knowledge gap. It’s a partnership of all the Emergency...
6/28/2023 - 6/29/2023

South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) - Invercargill, Southland

28-29 June 2023 | ILT Stadium Southland, Invercargill

The South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) was established in 1998 to provide a forum for those involved in the South Island dairy industry to evaluate and apply knowledge, skills and technology to their...
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: Feb 16, 2023

Cyclone Gabrielle - Volunteer Registration

Being coordinated by Federated Farmers

Cyclone Gabrielle has caused devastation across the upper and eastern North Island. This survey is design to collect volunteer information to be used to assist in the recovery from this event...
Posted: Nov 29, 2022

Surfing for Farmers – The perfect break returns for summer

A surf therapy initiative helping improve mental health and wellbeing in New Zealand rural communities is returning to beaches across the country.

"Surfing for Farmers is for everyone. We hope to see our regulars back again and look forward to new participants coming along and joining in on the buzz”, says Stephen Thomson.

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