Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Thursday, 09 April 2020 15:07

Urgent Moving Day request from DairyNZ

DairyNZ is urging farmers to offer their input on Moving Day by this Sunday.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 April 2020 11:51

Call for move to district reporting of COVID-19

Rural health academics support calls from other rural leaders for more localised reporting of COVID-19 test results.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 April 2020 09:38

Feds call for pause on regulations

The Government has been warned that it needs to back off some of its signalled regulations if it wants farming to help the NZ economy recover from the COVID-19 hit.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 12:59

Don’t let fear overcome you

Farmer's Chaplain, Colin Miller on overcoming fear during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 12:32

Tough time on farm for many

Under pressure from drought and COVID-19, Woodville dairy farmer Ben Allomes says: ‘we can’t shut our doors and just walk away’.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 12:11

Nerve-racking week for Feds’ boss

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne has described the first week on COVID-19 lockdown as “good but nerve racking”.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 11:54

Rural GPs feel the impact

Many doctors in rural parts of NZ are facing a cash-flow crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in General News

More New Zealanders are taking up the chance to work in horticulture amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 13:47

Apple exports important

The importance of continuing to export cannot be underestimated, says New Zealand Apples and Pears chief executive Alan Pollard.

Published in General News

For the country’s two largest milk processors, it’s business as usual: milk is coming in, being processed and products shipped to offshore markets without any major hitch.

Published in General News