Displaying items by tag: health

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 07:45

Rural doctors thin on the ground – research

36% of rural general practitioners intend to retire in the next one to five years, a new study shows.

Published in General News
Monday, 22 April 2019 10:25

A little planning goes a long way

Farmers spend many hours planning their lives around the farming year, but often health and safety is left out.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 10:12

Skellerup backs mental health

Dairy rubberware supplier Skellerup is giving its support to I Am Hope, a community group.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 07 March 2019 12:38

Brake failure brings big fine

A Gore farm machinery company’s shoddy repairs to a tractor have landed it with a fine of $239,063 and reparations of $103,459 awarded to an injured farm worker.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 March 2019 12:37

Face up to the facts

Farmers must accept individual responsibility for the industry’s poor health and safety record, says an industry health and safety leader.

Published in General News
Monday, 25 February 2019 13:00

Stop that ticking time bomb!

Chemicals and fuels stored or used incorrectly onfarm can have dangerous consequences.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 09:55

Aussie model for rural health

Following the rejection of a school for rural medicine, three universities have another proposal to attract and retain health professionals in rural areas.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:12

Crook

The world's biggest producer of milk, India, has a problem: at least 68% of dairy products sold there don’t meet the food standards.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:04

Good health needs to be worked on

Rural life, and agriculture is driven by changing seasons that dictate on-farm tasks and operations and busy times can mean pressure on owners or employees.

Published in Machinery & Products

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A ticking timebomb?

There could be another dairy health scare brewing in China and this one starts in our backyard.

Please explain

Does anyone in the Government understand the essential role St John Ambulance has in our society?

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