Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Wednesday, 03 November 2021 08:25

Lockdown tough on flower growers

The current Covid-19 lockdown has been tough on flower growers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 November 2021 08:55

Mandatory meat sector vaccines still up in the air

Mandatory vaccination against Covid-19 for meat sector workers is still up in the air.

Published in General News

Southern councils and health providers are joining forces to make it easier for rural communities to get vaccinated.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 October 2021 08:55

Is rural NZ still on their minds?

OPINION: Heartland New Zealand is the engine room of our economy.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 21 October 2021 09:55

Editorial: Get vaccinated!

OPINION: Rural NZ is again getting the rough end of the stick when it comes to services - this time in relation to Covid-19 vaccinations.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 19 October 2021 10:55

Deer sector looks to bounce back from Covid low

New products, new markets and a lot of hard work look set to help the NZ deer industry recover from the hit it took at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 October 2021 08:55

RSE flights ramp up

Quarantine free flights, bringing much-needed Pacific Island workers to New Zealand, are being ramped up.

Published in General News

Between 1,100 and 2,450 hectares of Marlborough vineyard area were unlikely to be pruned before budburst this year, according to new modelling.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 October 2021 10:25

Rural vaccination message from Damien O'Connor

OPINION: Rural New Zealanders and those working in the primary sector play a vital role in our response to COVID-19 and it's important they take the opportunity to get vaccinated against the virus, says Agriculture and Rural Communities Minister Damien O'Connor

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 11:55

UK farmers seeking special Covid visas

UK farmers are joining organisations from across the food and farming sector in calling for the Government to introduce a 12-month 'Covid-19 recovery visa'.

Published in World News