Time Out Tour

Time Out Tour with Matt Chisholm

Matt Chisolm

The Rural Support Trust has partnered with Matt Chisholm to help rural communities start the conversation about mental health. With the support of the regional Rural Support Trusts across New Zealand, we’re bringing Matt to a rural venue near you.

TV presenter turned sheep and beef farmer, Matt Chisholm, has signed on as the inaugural Ambassador for the Rural Support Trust. He’s on a nationwide tour talking to rural communities on the topic of mental wellness and resilience.

Chisholm has had personal experience of mental health struggles and the Time Out Tour gives him a chance to share with rural communities how he found a way through.

Come along to a Time Out Tour

  • Catch up with rural people in your community
  • Learn about how Matt found a way through his mental health challenges
  • Hear about ways rural communities can support one another
  • Prepare to be entertained along the way

Time Out Tour Dates

Thanks to our tour partners:

 

Useful information about health and wellbeing:

Time Out Tour - Gisbourne

Time Out Tour - Gisbourne

Thank you to everyone who attended Matt Chisholm’s Time Out Tour event in collaboration with Hear 4 U and the Rural Support Trust Tairawhiti Wairoa in Gisborne on Friday 29th July 2022!
August 11, 2022 0 Comments
Surfing for Farmers

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,...
July 21, 2022 0 Comments
Joint AWDT & FarmStrong course helps navigate farming challenges

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. For more information on...
July 19, 2022 0 Comments
Resilience Strategies for Coping .

Resilience Strategies for Coping .

Real-time Resilience Strategies for Coping

June 18, 2022 0 Comments
Starting the conversation...

Starting the 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...
June 18, 2022 0 Comments
Time Out Tour - Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup talks to Matt Chisholm

Time Out Tour - Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup talks to Matt Chisholm

Andy Thompson from The Rural Roundup caught up with Matt Chisholm over the weekend about our Time Out Tour starting this week in Southland.
June 13, 2022 0 Comments
DairyNZ - Talking Dairy Podcast Series - Episode 36  "Rural Women are Struggling too"

DairyNZ - Talking Dairy Podcast Series - Episode 36 "Rural Women are Struggling too"

Listen to Southland Dairy Farmer and the woman behind the Thriving Farming Women Group, Loshni Manikam.
May 23, 2022 0 Comments
Dairy Industry - Encouraging Kiwi's to have a change of career

Dairy Industry - Encouraging Kiwi's to have a change of career

The New Zealand Dairy industry is desperate for more workers this season.

Tim Mackle from DairyNZ spoke to Seven Sharp about why you should go dairying.

May 15, 2022 0 Comments
Rural Police Lookout -Waimakariri and Hurunui-North Canterbury

Rural Police Lookout -Waimakariri and Hurunui-North Canterbury

May 10, 2022 0 Comments
Feeling the pinch whilst isolating?

Feeling the pinch whilst isolating?

If you and your family are having to isolate on farm and are finding it challenging please reach out. 

March 29, 2022 0 Comments
No rain, but a perfect Storm

No rain, but a perfect Storm

Southland farmers are reeling from the combined impacts of COVID-19 and a long dry period

March 26, 2022 0 Comments
Farm Strong - Online chat with Sam Whitelock – Surfing for Farmers

Farm Strong - Online chat with Sam Whitelock – Surfing for Farmers

Online Chat with Sam Whitelock - SFF

March 26, 2022 0 Comments

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