Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Monday, 09 May 2022 14:55

Free Flu and Covid-19 boosters available

District Health Boards across New Zealand are kicking off a push to encourage people to get their flu jabs ahead of what is expected to be a tough winter.

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Monday, 09 May 2022 09:03

Fonterra revises forecast milk price

Successive drops in the price of whole milk powder have prompted Fonterra to revise its forecast milk price for the season.

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The Government has launched a plan to manage hospital waiting lists on a national scale, says Health Minister Andrew Little.

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Wednesday, 04 May 2022 08:55

Enough product in stock for autumn - Ballance

Farm nutrient supplier Ballance is managing the knock-on effects of Covid and the Ukraine war to maintain surety of supply for farmers and growers.

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Tuesday, 26 April 2022 07:55

Lockdown hits dairy

The Omicron outbreak in China that sent 400 million residents into lockdown is behind the latest drop in dairy prices, analysts say.

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Thursday, 21 April 2022 16:25

Bob's blog: Drink up to fight Covid

OPINION: The current pandemic has generated so many messages of gloom an doom that it's a pleasure to discover a chink of light in the darkness. The Drinks Business reports that drinking wine could lower risk of Covid infection.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 13 April 2022 08:55

Shutdown hits milk prices!

Havoc wreaked in parts of China by Covid is being blamed for the latest drop in whole milk powder (WMP) prices.

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Tuesday, 12 April 2022 07:55

In unfamiliar territory

Southland's normally wet climate is counting against it as the region struggles under what is thought to be its worst drought in 80 years.

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Tuesday, 29 March 2022 12:55

Farmers seem to be coping with Omicron

Rural Support Trust chair Neil Bateup says it has had very few calls from farmers wanting help to deal with Covid.

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Rural doctors are under pressure and juggling unrelenting work loads.

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