Displaying items by tag: Rural Support Trust

Monday, 29 June 2015 16:00

Unprecedented support for North Canterbury

A group of stock agents and meat processors have agreed to work with Federated Farmers and the Rural Support Trust to help farmers affected by the drought.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 April 2015 16:27

East Coast farmers take up support offers

While farmers are “traditionally a private and self sufficient breed” it is important they seek help early when the uncontrollable bites.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 10:38

Free lunch for Northland farmers

WHO SAYS there's no such thing as a free lunch - or dinner, asks the Northland Rural Support Trust.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 12:31

Ravensdown gives $20k to flood relief

RAVENSDOWN WILL give $20,000 to Rural Support Trust Northland for emergency feed and the provision of counselling and advisory services.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 08:42

Recovery but still fragile

RECENT RAIN IN Waikato and South Auckland has set farmers on the road to recovery from the drought but the situation remains fragile for some, a meeting of farming leaders and central and local Government officials has heard.

Published in General News

Federated Farmers and the Rural Support Trust are extending the call for volunteers to assist Canterbury High Country farms with snow-raking.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 14:02

Drought challenges still lie ahead

Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy says he is pleased with the way New Zealanders have rallied to help drought-affected communities, but challenging times still remain ahead.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 March 2013 11:39

Trust triggered with rare West Coast drought

With the South Island's West Coast in the grip of drought, which is a highly unusual event, most farmers on the West Coast will have no idea how to cope with it or its aftermath.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 February 2013 10:20

Northland trust ready to help

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has classified Northland's 2013 drought as a medium-scale adverse event, triggering assistance measures delivered through the Rural Support Trust.

Published in General News
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