Displaying items by tag: RCNZ

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 08:55

Drought bigger challenge than COVID-19

The lasting effects of the drought are seen by Rural Contractors NZ board members as a bigger challenge for contractors and farmers than COVID-19.

Published in General News
Saturday, 22 October 2016 12:55

Good growth gives new season kick-start

Despite wet weather in many regions, the outlook is encouraging and we are seeing plenty of good growth around the country as rural contractors start cranking up for their busy season.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 10:26

Showing the boys how it’s done!

Helen Slattery is the rural contracting sector's first woman to gain a national certificate in infrastructure works supervision Level 5.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 22 September 2016 06:55

Finding a solution to a very real problem

Recent debate about unemployed New Zealanders and their keenness – or lack of it – to gain work was sparked after Prime Minister John Key commented how hard it is to get beneficiaries into seasonal work.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 21 July 2016 12:55

The biggest yet

Rural contractors from around the country descended on the Bay of Islands in late June for this year's RCNZ annual conference.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 14 July 2016 12:55

Careful who you employ

Rural Contractors New Zealand is urging farmers to ensure their agricultural contractor is a member of the organisation.

Published in General News

A record turnout of 153 contractors, from all around the country, descended on the Bay of Islands for this year's RCNZ annual conference.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 May 2016 11:55

We’re all in this together

With June now just around the corner it is hard to believe we are almost halfway through the year.

Published in Opinion

Rural contractors have been reminded to play their part in preventing the spread of velvetleaf as management of the pest weed enters a new phase.

Published in General News
Monday, 02 May 2016 16:15

Contractors must do their bit

Agricultural contractors around the country must play their part in helping to prevent the spread of the invasive weed velvetleaf.

Published in General News
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