Top of the South News & Events

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 7, 2022

Testing for Mycoplasma Bovis stepped up with new strain

The discovery of a new strain was made through regular bulk milk tank testing, which is evidence our highly sensitive system is working well. MPI will continue with fortnightly bulk milk tank...
Posted: Sep 4, 2022

Kevin Forward from OSPRI talks to Andy Muir from The Muster

Kevin explains the importance of NAIT and if there is a FMD breakout

Recently Kevin spoke to the host of the The Muster on Hokonui, Andy Muir. They spoke about:  Foot-and-Mouth (FMD) at the NZ border  NAIT and a sheep tracability system...
Posted: Aug 25, 2022

Federated Farmers Webinar - Foot & Mouth Disease - What you need to know

Video of the 22 August event

With there being so much talk about Foot and Mouth in the media Federated Farmers wanted to update everyone alongside MPI on what is happening. Watch the recorded webinar for more...
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,...
Posted: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flood Recovery

Federated Farmers are taking registrations for those interested in helping or offers of support for Flood-affected farmers.

Flood Recovery for Top of the South

Posted: Aug 21, 2022

Top of the South Flooding Event

Federated Farmers are looking for Surplus Feed

Flooding - Top of the South As you will be aware there has been severe damage to some areas in the top of the South Island with major flooding, farms still underwater and road closures...

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