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Wednesday, 01 April 2020 09:38

COVID-19: Financial hit for Rural GPs

Many doctors in rural parts of the country are facing a cash-flow crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 March 2020 10:34

COVID-19: Call for rural testing stations

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network is calling for the urgent establishment of rural testing stations in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in General News

The Government has announced a massive $12.1 billion scheme to protect businesses and workers amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 11:01

Rural water faces nitrate risk

Farming families across Canterbury are the ones at most risk of the health effects of nitrates in their drinking water, says Canterbury medical officer of health Alistair Humphrey.

Published in General News

Farmer's Chaplain columnist, Colin Miller on the importance of slowing down.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 17 February 2020 09:50

Kiwi farmers riding waves to reduce stress

A campaign is underway to help farmers improve their mental health through surfing.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 February 2020 10:01

Getting the balance right!

OPINION: Many sunsets ago, I learnt from one of the older father figures in my life the ageless truth that, “Balance is the key to life”. 

Published in Opinion
Monday, 10 February 2020 10:15

Tractor tour to raise mental health awareness

Farmers are backing a nationwide tour by mental health advocate Mike King.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 12:01

Safety mindset must change

WorkSafe NZ is calling on farmers and other rural businesses to treat health and safety as more than a compliance issue.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 13:55

Guiding rural people to better ‘mind health’

Isolation combined with the pressure of running a business from home means some farmers are putting their own wellbeing and mental health on the backburner.

Published in Agribusiness

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