Wednesday, 05 June 2019 14:26

Coping better with ups and downs on farm

The importance of seeing regularly to your wellbeing will be the focus of Farmstrong’s site at Fieldays.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 07:55

Scheme helps 1000 a week

Organiser of the rural wellbeing programme Farmstrong say it has exceeded expectations in its first year, supporting on average 1000 people each week to live and farm well.

Published in General News
Monday, 26 September 2016 09:55

Comedy and music tour to hit North Island

Comedy and musical group ‘Sons of a Bitch’ and singer Mel Parsons are preparing for their North Island Woolsheds Tour starting October 19.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 March 2016 13:55

Farmers push for greater fitness

Dairy farmers Neil and Glenda Gray are ready to swap the paddock for the tarmac as they prepare for the Farmstrong Fit4Farming Cycle Tour.

Published in General News
Sunday, 06 December 2015 10:55

Keeping farmers well and strong

Farmstrong is a fresh initiative to promote the wellbeing of all farmers and growers in New Zealand.

Published in General News
Saturday, 21 November 2015 09:01

Kirky’s a MAMIL?

Ian Kirkpatrick wears Lycra and he's not afraid to admit he rather likes it.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 October 2015 12:54

Get fit for farming

Beef + Lamb New Zealand is calling on sheep and beef farmers to rise to the Farmstrong Cycle Challenge and get some kilometres under their belts.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 15:21

Farmstrong a hit at Fieldays

Farmstrong say they are pleased with level of interest they received at this year's Fieldays, with 70 farmers getting a free health check and 376 testing their physical health.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 June 2015 16:02

Feds chief glad to see Farmstrong

Federated Farmers president William Rolleston, himself a doctor, is full of praise for the Farmstrong initiative, saying it’s great to see the approach to mental health being treated in such a positive way. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 15:59

Dealing with the stress of farming

FMG insurance chief executive Chris Black says while farmers have plans and systems in place to manage their land, stock and machinery, they generally lack a plan for their own personal wellbeing.

Published in General News
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