Displaying items by tag: Rural Support Trust

Tuesday, 03 March 2020 10:24

Help for debt-stricken farmers

A new initiative has been launched to provide up to $6000 worth of independent advice to farmers struggling with farm debt.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 February 2020 12:58

Over 100 dairy farms flooded

Flooding is affecting over 100 dairy farms in Southland and South Otago, says DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 09:22

Dwindling water levels a cause for concern

Water is the central and sole focus of this year’s dry so far, says Julie Jonker of Northland Rural Support Trust.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 June 2019 08:55

Support valued — survey

A recent survey has highlighted the important role of the Rural Trust Support during natural disasters.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:33

Farmers, it’s good to talk

Perhaps the biggest hinderance to farmers' wellbeing is their lack of social life, says former police crisis negotiator Lance Burdett, who has begun his tour of the South Island to encourage wellness.

Published in General News

The Government is giving an extra $400,000 to help West Coasters recover from the devastating March floods.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 April 2019 10:26

Pasture growth raises morale

Scattered rain over the past few weeks has been enough to encourage new pasture growth, helping to raise morale amongst Waikato’s farmers.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 10:56

Rural support trust gears up

The Rural Support Trust will be gearing up as the Mycoplasma bovis eradication plan moves into action, says Neil Bateup, chairman of the Rural Support Trust national council.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 07:55

Greenlea goes extra mile

A new Hyundai Santé Fe has been donated to the Waikato Rural Support Trust by Greenlea Premier Meats Ltd.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 10:05

Drought declaration extended to South Island

Droughts in two South Island districts have now been declared medium-scale adverse events.
Published in General News
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