Posted: Nov 29, 2022
A surf therapy initiative helping improve mental health and wellbeing in New Zealand rural communities is returning to beaches across the country.
"Surfing for Farmers is for everyone. We hope to see our regulars back again and look forward to new participants coming along and joining in on the buzz”, says Stephen Thomson.
Let's tell our story and help urban Kiwis reconnect with our land, food & farmers.
Get out your gumboots - New Zealand’s national open farm day is set for Sunday 12 March 2023!
We're kicking off with a call for farmer hosts. You bring your passion and pride for...
1/21/2023 5:00 AM
Saturday 21 January 2023
Four farmer/shearers: Dan Billing, Vaughan Wrenn, Issac Scott, and Adam Roe have chosen to support, raise funds, and shear for Hear 4 U, Rural Support Trust National, and Breast Cancer Foundation...
Posted: Sep 13, 2022
Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust (RST) areproud to announce a three-year partnership to support rural New Zealanders by improving access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough.
Fonterra and the Rural Support Trust announced a three year partnership to improve access to wellbeing and resilience services for farming families who are doing it tough. The first priority...
Posted: Aug 22, 2022
Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified severe weather that affected farmers and growers in the Top-of-the-South and the Far North District as a medium-scale adverse event, unlocking Government support
Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified severe weather that affected farmers and growers in the Top-of-the-South and the Far North District as a medium-scale adverse event,...
Posted: Aug 21, 2022
Federated Farmers are looking for Surplus Feed
Flooding - Top of the South
As you will be aware there has been severe damage to some areas in the top of the South Island with major flooding, farms still underwater and road closures...
Posted: Jun 18, 2022
A practical guide from 2 NZ Doctors for all stressors - not just Coronavirus
Real-time Resilience Strategies for Coping
Posted: Jun 18, 2022
The Top Six Inches - breaking the mental unwellness stigma by starting a conversation
To combat the silence and stigma related to mental unwellness, Taranaki born and bred artist Paul Rangiwahia created "The Top Six Inches" using the analogy for not...