Dedicated number provides access to diagnosis, advice and referral.
Health and wellness facility planned for a vacant site next to Amberley shopping centre.
FMG has resolved 80% of Cyclone Gabrielle and Auckland flooding insurance claims.
Students ready to come to the aid of rural communities at a moment’s notice.
Patients at rural hospitals experienced delays in receiving an angiography, national study of 26,000 cases found.
The prospect of rural NZ being filled with ‘zombie towns’ is not as likely as it once seemed, but challenges still remain for many.
Shepherdess picks some favourite photos out of Robin Morrison's expressive depictions of the splendour and people of the South Island.
‘Years of breeding to make up’ after more than 50 head rustled by thieves from South Auckland stud.
Operators claim the unit had seen only 40 parents use the facility so far this year – and that only six women went into labour.
A live studio audience of 300 farmers, along with 35,000+ online viewers, got to see spokespeople from the major political parties go toe-to-toe discussing the big issues impacting rural NZ.
Rural Health Network wins funding from Health NZ to support recruitment for primary care practices.
Farmers Weekly first saw the light of day on September 3, 2003.
Farmers Weekly was launched as a rural publication in September of 2003 by Dean Williamson and Tony Leggett.
Fire and Emergency shares hot tips for how to prevent and survive fires.
Interest-only debt showing sharpest rise as producers tighten belts.
New equity agreements exclude those working in community and primary facilities.
Environment Canterbury wants politicians to remember the world beyond the Beehive.
Sixty-six percent of region’s land devoted to primary production.
The six months of wet weather that followed Gabrielle’s devastation have meant a long hard slog for the east coast.
There are years of work still ahead and good neighbours to help them get through it say the farmers of Pātoka’s cyclone-hit lands. We chat to some of the farmers in our latest In Focus podcast episode.
The toll taken by Cyclone Gabrielle is opening eyes to the way the land is worked.
Tom Lane had to contend with flooding at home and hugely disrupted production at his day job as general manager commercial at Rockit Apples.
Farm restoration scheme finds new urgency on flood-hit farms.
Tolaga Bay livestock once again cropping flood-hit paddocks – with a bit of help.
Good mates from around the country stepped in to help restore Tim Nelson’s farm and get it through the wet winter after Gabrielle hit.
Boost for regional firefighting as 26 stations improved over past three years.
Veterinary Council takes three-pronged approach to addressing need.
‘Vision is for all people living in rural communities to live long and healthy lives’.
A Dunedin gynaecologist sold her home to fund a bus that brings better health care to women in remote areas.
Rolling sequence of extreme weather events have stretched resources.
TUANZ CEO urges management of expectations as alternative comms come to the fore.
Pink Week, which runs from June 2-9, aims to raise awareness of the rural donation scheme.
Funds also earmarked to bring more electric vehicle charging stations to remoter areas.
Score or more will be getting out the No 8 to repair flooded boundaries in Hawke’s Bay.
Former Beef + Lamb NZ extension manager appointed to new GM role.
In the interim, communities have found their own solutions such as a mobile healthcare facility to assist women.
Small rural hospitals, often the only source of healthcare for the 25% of New Zealanders who live in rural areas, are feeling neglected, misunderstood, frustrated and burnt out.