Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 31 August 2021 11:03

Side effects

A recent side effect of the misinformation easily spread on Facebook is a spike in reports of poisoning due to ingestion of ivermectin meant for livestock.

Published in Milking It
Tuesday, 31 August 2021 10:55

'Keep in contact with each other'

Keep connecting. That's the message to farmers from the chair of the Rural Support Trust, Neil Bateup.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 31 August 2021 09:16

Time for reflection

OPINION: As I write, our nation has returned to level 4 lockdown and it has given me time to reflect on all we have accomplished in the year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit this country hard.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 31 August 2021 07:55

DairyNZ eyeing a boost in rural vaccinations

DairyNZ's head of farm performance, Sharon Morrell, says she'd like to see if they can facilitate more dairy farmers to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Published in General News

While veterinarians are still providing providing care and treatment for animals during lockdown, it’s far from business as usual.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 08:55

Kudos for the hort sector

The horticulture sector has been praised for its "extraordinary achievements" in the face of Covid-19-related challenges.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 07:55

Covid stresses export sector

It's been a terrible 18 minths for exporters, according to international trade consultant Charles Finny.

Published in Rural News
Tuesday, 24 August 2021 13:34

Delay planned fires until after lockdown

Farmers and lifestyle block owners in the Otago and Southland regions are being asked to avoid lighting fires until lockdown is over, to reduce risk to firefighters.

Published in General News

Butchers across New Zealand are urging the Government to allow them to reopen under strict Covid protocols and serve their communities.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 August 2021 13:25

Westpac offers relief options to businesses

Westpac says it is offering financial support to business customers affected by the latest COVID-19 lockdown.

Published in General News