Wednesday, 19 June 2019 11:55

Resilient farmer moves on to new fields

Doug Avery, author of The Resilient Farmer, has launched a new workshop to help farmers improve their mental health and their businesses.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 14:26

Coping better with ups and downs on farm

The importance of seeing regularly to your wellbeing will be the focus of Farmstrong’s site at Fieldays.

Published in Farm Health

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 10:12

Skellerup backs mental health

Dairy rubberware supplier Skellerup is giving its support to I Am Hope, a community group.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:04

Good health needs to be worked on

Rural life, and agriculture is driven by changing seasons that dictate on-farm tasks and operations and busy times can mean pressure on owners or employees.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 26 October 2018 12:55

Training helps identify stressed farmers

An Environment Canterbury advisor who trained to be a Good Yarn facilitator is now better able to help a farmer who is stressed or mentally ill. 

Published in Farm Health

A recent survey has found that 70% of rural New Zealanders have felt more stress over the last five years. 

Published in General News

Workshops being held across the country are equipping farmers and rural professionals with the tools to recognise and support those who are struggling.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 11:55

Shearathon raises $44k for mental health

The Herlihy family’s 24-hour charity Shearathon, raising money for mental health and suicide prevention in the shearing industry, could become an annual fixture following the success of the recent North Canterbury event.  

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 June 2017 08:55

Iwi farms sign for mental health boost

The Whanau in the award-winning mental health programme GoodYarn has just got bigger.

Published in Agribusiness
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