Displaying items by tag: FIONA GOWER

Thursday, 14 May 2020 09:42

Farmers backing broadband upgrade

Farmers are calling for an improvement of the rural broadband network.

Published in General News
Friday, 01 May 2020 10:22

Rural broadband funding welcomed

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) says it is pleased to hear the Government’s announcement of new funding for improved rural broadband.

Published in General News

We need to make sure that our rural businesses are well supported, says Fiona Gower, Rural Women NZ national president.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 February 2019 12:08

RWNZ boss to chair Landcare

The NZ Landcare Trust will have a strong role to play with the increasing national focus on farm environmental issues, says the trust’s new chair, Fiona Gower.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 February 2019 11:17

Pressure to remain on rural connectivity

Rural Women NZ (RWNZ) is keeping up the pressure over rural broadband and mobile coverage despite recent Government announcements.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 11:40

Protect victims’ privacy — RWNZ

The Family Violence Act 2018 must protect victims’ privacy and accessibility to support services, says Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 08:24

Rural Women NZ showcase at UN

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) National President, Fiona Gower and National Chair Penny Mudford OMNZ have arrived in New York to attend the United Nations’ 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 12:55

Tourists tax rural sector’s patience

Farmers are in the poo again – the human kind, and they are sick of it.

Published in General News
Sunday, 17 December 2017 08:55

Lepto no longer men-only disease

With more women working in farming, more are contracting the disease leptospirosis, says the president of Rural Women NZ, Fiona Gower.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 22 December 2016 07:55

Shaking off the stuffiness

Rural Women NZ’s new president Fiona Gower says she wants to stimulate communication and shake off any stuffiness in their image.

Published in General News
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