Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Community


Calling all Flock House farm trainees

Calling all Flock House farm trainees

Hugh StringlemanApr 17, 2024
People connected with the war orphan training scheme asked to come forward to help mark its centenary.

FMG, community groups wrap up east coast meals drive

Farmers WeeklyApr 16, 2024
Donated freezer chests kept stocked with prepared dishes for weather-weary rural folk through Gabrielle aftermath.

Feed support for drought-hit farmers

Federated FarmersApr 11, 2024
Federated Farmers leaders from Marlborough, Otago, Manawatū-Rangitīkei and Wairarapa have reported plenty of farmers have paddocks of dead or dying grass, and they’ve been forced to use winter feed.

It’s agenda diversity we need to build

Ben AndersonMar 22, 2024
Ben Anderson takes a look at the problem of too many white male contributors to Farmers Weekly.


A chance to make your Voice heard

A chance to make your Voice heard

Farmers WeeklyMar 21, 2024
AgriHQ launches an exciting new initiative to gain an understanding of what’s on farmers’ minds.
A food story built on fusion

A food story built on fusion

Farmers WeeklyMar 20, 2024
As a young country, NZ looks to make its own culinary traditions, and it all starts on farm.
They came, they saw, they farmed

They came, they saw, they farmed

Farmers WeeklyMar 12, 2024
NZ’s fourth national Open Farm day hits a new high.
Women graduate to Next Level with AWDT programme

Women graduate to Next Level with AWDT programme

Annette ScottMar 8, 2024
Six-month programme taught leadership and governance development.
Welcoming city folk with Open Farms

Welcoming city folk with Open Farms

Farmers WeeklyMar 8, 2024
Everything from endangered skinks to sustainable dairy on show as initiative gathers even more steam in its fourth year.
Meet the go-getter behind Meat the Need

Meet the go-getter behind Meat the Need

Farmers WeeklyMar 8, 2024
Co-founder of charity drive an example of the innovative women NZ dairy can celebrate on International Women’s Day.
Nothing quite like women coming together for women

Nothing quite like women coming together for women

Guest writerMar 8, 2024
March 8 marked International Women's Day. Lou Bartlett shares her takeaways from the women-led all women event, The Shepherdess Muster.
Getting through tough times

Getting through tough times

Farmers WeeklyMar 5, 2024
A beekeeper shares how he managed to find joy in the simple things while mitigating the sting of a rollercoaster industry.
family on a farm with a herd of cows

Future focus for on-the-go dairy family

Farmers WeeklyMar 4, 2024
Gordonton’s Crawford clan make a habit of volunteering in their local community.
Best of the best line up for Biosecurity Awards

Best of the best line up for Biosecurity Awards

Farmers WeeklyMar 1, 2024
More community groups make the short list this year.
Wairoa schoolgirl wins on first day of Golden Shears

Wairoa schoolgirl wins on first day of Golden Shears

Farmers WeeklyMar 1, 2024
Ashlin Swann’s sheen-clean result brings home the trophy in novice final.
Learning the ABCs of farming

Learning the ABCs of farming

Farmers WeeklyFeb 28, 2024
Lessons on Donald’s Farm cover a lot of ground – and the livestock on it.
High Hills Hut

Win a rural stay, courtesy of FMG

Farmers WeeklyFeb 27, 2024
Voucher giveaway takes visitors to newly healed Hawke’s Bay sites and beyond – with kai for the trip and petrol for the car.
Adapting to the new normal after Gabrielle

Adapting to the new normal after Gabrielle

Farmers WeeklyFeb 26, 2024
Flood recovery is motivating changes in farming systems, Allan Barber finds.
Easy to muster enthusiasm for this Shepherdess do

Easy to muster enthusiasm for this Shepherdess do

Sarah HilhorstFeb 26, 2024
Sara Hilhorst feels renewed and refreshed after an event designed for rural NZ women.
Kimbolton Sculpture Festival seeks partner for 2025

Kimbolton Sculpture Festival seeks partner for 2025

Farmers WeeklyFeb 26, 2024
Bi-annual event continues to attract more and more artists and visitors.
Shepherdess Muster brings rural women together

Shepherdess Muster brings rural women together

Farmers WeeklyFeb 23, 2024
Hundreds of rural women get to ‘take a load off the everyday juggle of work, home and farm life’.
A listening ear when you need to fill your cup

A listening ear when you need to fill your cup

ShepherdessFeb 21, 2024
Teacher turned farmer shares why she put her hand up as a volunteer for Rural Support Trust.
From a spark to a wildfire in a flash

From a spark to a wildfire in a flash

Craig PageFeb 16, 2024
A Methven crop farmer was about to finish harvesting at midnight when a truck caught alight.
A moment of reflection, 12 months on from Gabrielle

A moment of reflection, 12 months on from Gabrielle

Suz BremnerFeb 14, 2024
Stortford Lodge cattle sale remembered those who lost lives and who lost livelihoods and homes to the cyclone this time last year.
Generosity gets ram to feed 4300 people

Generosity gets ram to feed 4300 people

Farmers WeeklyFeb 13, 2024
Breeder banks proceeds with charity after selling prized animal.
Second annual Otairi Station Race delivers good dirty fun

Second annual Otairi Station Race delivers good dirty fun

Farmers WeeklyFeb 9, 2024
The Otairi Station Race raised $12,500 for Hunterville School.
Gabrielle recovery is no ‘one-year sprint’

Gabrielle recovery is no ‘one-year sprint’

Farmers WeeklyFeb 9, 2024
In some respects life has returned to normal on the east coast, but in others there are years of work still ahead.
A Rod of iron that proved tough enough

A Rod of iron that proved tough enough

Steve Wyn-HarrisFeb 9, 2024
They don’t breed them tougher than Rod Vowles, a Hawke’s Bay farmer who climbed out of a steep gully cradling his broken neck after being caught in the aftermath of the cyclone.
Luck and great neighbours will get you through

Luck and great neighbours will get you through

Steve Wyn-HarrisFeb 9, 2024
Harvie Beetham didn’t let eight decades on the clock hamper his rescue efforts.
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No such thing as a free lunch, lamb campaign learns

Neal WallaceFeb 8, 2024
Community barbecues around the country postponed to comply with food safety regulations.
Small steps to a big result

Small steps to a big result

Guest writerFeb 7, 2024
Shear4U fundraising event focused on bringing the community together while raising funds for a good cause.
Unsung heroes shine in wake of cyclone

Unsung heroes shine in wake of cyclone

Federated Farmers chief executive Terry Copeland praises the heroes of Cyclone Gabrielle one year on.
Ruatoria’s resilience shines at Crack Ups and Kai

Ruatoria’s resilience shines at Crack Ups and Kai

Cheyenne WilsonFeb 5, 2024
Cheyenne Wilson praises her region’s ability to share laughter through adversity.
Sims bows out after 13 years at AWDT

Sims bows out after 13 years at AWDT

Annette ScottFeb 2, 2024
Years at Agri-Women’s Development Trust a story of growth and transformation.
Farmstrong comedy shows lighten the mood

Farmstrong comedy shows lighten the mood

Farmers WeeklyFeb 2, 2024
Comedy nights planned for flood-hit Pukekohe and Te Aroha.
Calls for help soar at Rural Support Trust

Calls for help soar at Rural Support Trust

Neal WallaceFeb 1, 2024
Weather events, compliance and economic pressures weigh on farmers
When the Big C stands for community

When the Big C stands for community

Annette ScottJan 31, 2024
Lincoln cropping and sheep farmer Liz Morrish has taken everything cancer can throw at her and still come up determined to do as much as she can for others.
Young farmers – we want you: Feds

Young farmers – we want you: Feds

Federated FarmersJan 18, 2024
The next few years will be crucial for NZ agriculture, with decisions being made about big issues relating to the food and fibre sector, the farming body says.
Call to share your Cyclone Gabrielle experiences

Call to share your Cyclone Gabrielle experiences

Farmers WeeklyJan 17, 2024
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council surveying landowners in a bid to bolster recovery.
Otairi Station Race back Waitangi weekend

Otairi Station Race back Waitangi weekend

Farmers WeeklyJan 17, 2024
Race attracts mountain bikers, e-bikers and runners from across North Island.
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