Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Wednesday, 01 September 2021 15:46

Applications for Wage Subsidy close Thursday

Applications for the initial Wage Subsidy scheme in the current Covid outbreak close on Thursday, with applications for the next fortnightly payment will beginning on Friday morning.

Published in General News

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) has confirmed that insurers are able to support customers despite the current Covid-19 alert level settings.

Published in General News
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