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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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