Displaying items by tag: health

Thursday, 17 March 2016 13:55

Farmers push for greater fitness

Dairy farmers Neil and Glenda Gray are ready to swap the paddock for the tarmac as they prepare for the Farmstrong Fit4Farming Cycle Tour.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 March 2016 06:55

Early autumn peak period for hort injuries

There's the last of the summerfruit is to be harvested, but everyone's tired – bringing a heightened risk of accidents in growing operations.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 January 2016 16:20

Wine, health and science

It is generally accepted by society that a glass of red wine is good for your health, but is this just another health myth?

Published in General News
Monday, 11 January 2016 13:54

$1.2m extra to expand Fruit in Schools

The Fruit in Schools programme will be expanded to include an extra 77 schools, benefiting an additional 13,000 students.

Published in General News
Friday, 01 January 2016 08:55

Farmers urged to keep children safe this summer

WorkSafe is urging farmers to focus on keeping kids safe on the farm over the summer holidays.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 December 2015 07:55

Busting myths about health and safety

WorkSafe has launched a myth-busting series taking aim at the top 10 tall tales doing the rounds about improving health and safety on New Zealand farms.

Published in General News
Sunday, 06 December 2015 10:55

Keeping farmers well and strong

Farmstrong is a fresh initiative to promote the wellbeing of all farmers and growers in New Zealand.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 November 2015 15:43

New campaign emphasises rural drunk drivers

Many people believe drunk drivers have a lower chance of being stopped by police when they drive on rural back roads.

Published in General News
Saturday, 21 November 2015 14:00

Internet connectivity curbs rural isolation

In this digital age people want to interact on all manner of digital devices on a myriad of social media platforms all the time.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 16 November 2015 15:01

World first for Fonterra

Fonterra says its Te Awamutu site has become the first in the world to be awarded the Food Safety System Certification 22000 – Quality, an internationally recognised food safety accreditation.

Published in General News

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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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