Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Community


Nurture community, as well as environment

Nurture community, as well as environment

ByGuest writerJun 29, 2022
For rural people, some of the most significant relationships we can have are with our neighbours and community services.  In a rural context, those neighbours and localities may be a stone-throw away, or a few kilometres down the road.  The…

Farming to maramataka, the Māori calendar

Planting and cultivating land for food has been a part of Aotearoa New Zealand’s fabric since its earliest human settlers (Polynesians) between 1200 and 1300 AD, which continued with the…

Region confident Taratahi training will resume

ByNeal WallaceJun 23, 2022
Confidence is growing that vocational training will resume at the former Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre, which was forced into liquidation in 2018. Primary Industries Minister Damian O’Connor says his office…

Prospering through change

ByStaff reporterJun 22, 2022
Golden Bay dairy farmer Corrigan Sowman spent several years studying how farmers can best tackle the changes underway in agriculture. Now he’s applying what he learnt back on-farm. Whereabouts are…


Wellbeing event a big success

Wellbeing event a big success

ByStaff reporterJun 17, 2022
Erin and Wendy have been involved in a Ministry for Primary Industries project run by the local Waimakariri Landcare Trust. …
Scheme to connect broadband to remote areas

Scheme to connect broadband to remote areas

ByGerald PiddockJun 16, 2022
A new remote users scheme will be created out of funding from this year’s budget to provide broadband services in…
High country to high performance

High country to high performance

ByNeal WallaceJun 14, 2022
It wasn’t the packing or the looming challenge of test match hockey that was top of Tessa Jopp’s mind last…
Waikato farmers advised to plan for a potential drought

Waikato farmers advised to plan for a potential drought

ByGerald PiddockMay 2, 2022
Waikato and South Auckland farmers are being told to plan for a possible drought as an extended spell of dry…
NZ farmers feeding NZ families

NZ farmers feeding NZ families

ByStaff reporterApr 22, 2022
Meat the Need co-founders Siobhan O’Malley and Wayne Langford.The Meat the Need national charity is celebrating two years in business…
Men’s Muster bringing Buck back to Fiordland

Men’s Muster bringing Buck back to Fiordland

ByStaff reporterApr 5, 2022
Sir Wayne “Buck” Shelford, who beat cancer 14 years ago, is among the keynote speakers.The Men’s Muster is back for…
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