US dairy farmers have a new threat to their business - heat waves.
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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”.
WorkSafe NZ is calling on farmers and other rural businesses to treat health and safety as more than a compliance issue.
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.
New Lincoln University research shows analysing a farmer’s personal characteristics is important when dealing with their anxiety.
Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker hopes a recommendation on the Lumsden maternity centre will go to Parliament this week after health select committee deliberations.
Southland District Health Board (SDHB) claims it is stepping up its investment in primary maternity services in rural areas.
“Women's and babies’ lives are at risk and we want action,” says Penny Mudford, Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) national chair.