Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust

Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust

The Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust are currently recruiting for new Trustees, if you are interested and would like further information then please get in touch with Josh Dondertman by 18 November 2022.

 

 

The Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust supports the rural community to be resilient and empowered.

Services are free and confidential

The Mid Canterbury Support Trust is part of a nationwide network of Rural Support Trust that can assist individuals and communities during and after extreme weather and other adverse advents.  

When circumstances beyond your control lead to a rural crisis, be it climatic, environmental, financial or personal, the Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust is ready to assist.

Free and confidential help is available through the trust's coordinator.  Our experienced team of facilitators are rural people with local knowledge who have faced the challenges that rural life brings.  

The Trust covers the Mid Canterbury area between the Rakaia and Rangitata rivers, from ocean to the main divide, and the south side of the Rangitata Gorge.

Email Us

Call Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust now on 0800 787 254

if calling by mobile please select option 3 then option 4 and then option 2 to be connected to Mid Canterbury.

 

Our People

Open Farms - New Zealand’s national open farm day is set for Sunday 12 March 2023!

Open Farms - New Zealand’s national open farm day is set for Sunday 12 March 2023!

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 farming, and we’ll bring the marketing, planning support and kit to streamline your open day. Together, let's help urban Kiwis reconnect with our land, food & farmers.
3/12/2023 0 Comments
Rural Riders - Mountain biking for our rural community in Taupo, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Mt Hutt and Manawatu.

Rural Riders - Mountain biking for our rural community in Taupo, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Mt Hutt and Manawatu.

Rural Riders is back!! Come along with your family and friends to your local free Rural Riders event this summer!

Bring your mountain or e-bike and enjoy an hour or two on the track with a nice cold refreshment to finish.

November 8, 2022 0 Comments
Surfing for Farmers - 2022/2023 Summer

Surfing for Farmers - 2022/2023 Summer

Started by farmers, for farmers

Bringing farmers together, off-farm and into the surf to enhance well-being

November 4, 2022 0 Comments
Time Out Tour - Resource Booklet

Time Out Tour - Resource Booklet

The Rural Support Trust is thrilled to be working alongside our Time Out Tour partners to deliver these events over the next three years.  With the generous support of our partners, we can continue to contribute to the development of resilient, prosperous and healthy rural communities throughout the country.  Thank you for aligning with us on our journey and...
October 20, 2022 0 Comments

Upcoming Local Events

Help and resources available to you...

National

DairyNZ
0800 4 324 7969
www.dairynz.co.nz

Beef + Lamb NZ
0800 733 466
www.beeflambnz.com

HORTNZ
0508 467 869
www.hortnz.co.nz 

NZ Young Farmers
03 344 2473
www.youngfarmers.co.nz

Federated Farmers
0800 327 646
www.fedfarm.org.nz

Dairy Womens Network
0800 396 748
www.dwn.co.nz

Ospri/Nait
0800 482 463
www.ospri.co.nz

 

Lifeline
0800 543 354 or 09 522 2999 or Free text 4357 (HELP)

Youthline
0800 376 633

Samaritans
0800 726 666

Alcohol Drug Helpline
0800 787 797

Gambling Helpline
0800 654 655

Rural Women New Zealand
0800 256 467

Rural Employee Scheme
0800 694 121

Rural Support Trust NZ

Donations

We are a voluntary Charitable Trust and would welcome your donation to help us continue
supporting our Rural Families.

You can make a donation via bank transfer as follows:

Mid Canterbury Rural Support Trust Bank Account: 06-0837-0353705-00


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With thanks to our principal sponsors
 
Thanks to our Time Out Tour partners