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Dairy sector calls for action on rural mental health

To mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week in New Zealand, the dairy sector is calling for rural mental health to be a priority...

Economic Week - September 18

Short-term economic and fiscal indicators are better than predicted but the economic bounce-back is now expected to be lower and slower...

Rural road users heading for potholes - Feds

Rural road users are in for a continued bumpy ride. The governments GPS transport is under-cooked on local road improvements....

Local Government NZ's manifesto asks the right questions

Central gov't policy and legislation must be able to be tailored for the differing needs, circumstances, capacity and capability of local communities...

Activities

Essential Freshwater: Action for healthy waterways

Essential Freshwater: Action for healthy waterways – A discussion document on national direction for our essential freshwater.

Riparian Fencing and Waterways Funding Initiative – Applications Open

Up to $100 million has been allocated from the Provincial Growth Fund to provide significant levels of funding (80-100%) for fencing of waterways and associated works such as culverts, causeways, riparian planting and stock water reticulation (but no

Federated Farmers - Rabobank remuneration survey shows good growth in farmer pay

Strong growth in pay packages in the last two years is another reason for New Zealanders to consider a career in agriculture, Federated Farmers President Katie Milne says...