West Coast News & Events

Posted: Jun 18, 2022

Starting the conversation...

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...
Posted: May 21, 2022

Moving Day Top 8 Tips

Check out our series of tips to help you move from one farm to the next safely and hopefully with less stress!

The build up to moving day and the day itself is a massive event on the farming calendar.    Local farmers have shared some of their tips that maybe helpful.

Posted: May 10, 2022

Rural Police Lookout -Waimakariri and Hurunui-North Canterbury

10/14/2022 - 10/15/2022

AgFest West Coast 14 & 15 October 2022 (New Dates)

The AgFest team are excited to announce that AgFest 2022 will be held at the Greymouth Aerodrome on Friday October 14th and Saturday October 15th this year.

Agfest West Coast

Posted: Mar 14, 2022

A Farmer's Perspective

Read about a farmer who recently tested positive for COVID

A local dairy farmer recently tested positive for Covid. This is their story as told to Nelson Federated Farmers, of how having a plan helped their family manage their business and home with as...
Posted: Feb 19, 2022

During and after a flood

Information and resources to help you deal with floods.

A flood can be devasting, affecting livestock, land and buildings. Here are tips on how to deal with post flooding. Call us now if you are unsure where to start - 0800 787 254
Posted: Feb 18, 2022

When COVID hits your farm

Bevan Collie a Southland dairy farmer speaks to Jamie Mackay from The Country about his first-hand experience of COVID19 on-farm.

Bevan Collie a Southland dairy farmer spoke to Jamie about his first-hand experience of COVID19 on-farm. 

He warns other farmers to ignore Omicron at their peril.

Posted: Feb 17, 2022

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