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Christmas close-down

Federated Farmers will close for the Christmas break at 5:00pm on Thursday 23 December 2021 and will reopen at 8:30am on Monday 10 January 2022.

We will despatch contract orders received right up to 4:30pm on Thursday 23 December but if you need your agreement before Christmas, try and get your order in before 16 December. Any orders placed during the office close period will be despatched on Monday 10 January 2022.

If you need urgent employment agreements over the break, go digital through PaySauce. 

Employers, make sure you get your staff public holiday entitlements right with our factsheet: Public Holiday Entitlements (fedfarm.org.nz). The Employer Handbook and our legal advice series will also provide some great advice while we are closed, should you need it.


Contracts & Agreements

 
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Refreshed agreement in print now. 
Estimated dispatch date from 25 November. 

We have refreshed our Casual Agreement to make it more user friendly, fit for farm use. This new contract saves you time and money. 

Bulk purchase discounts apply to Federated Farmers members. 

Casual employment engagements are... Details
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This agreement is suitable to use when the grower shall grow the cultivar on the land.

Duplicate pad – x15 copies
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This Contract is used where the contractor milks the cows on a cents per kilogram milk-solids basis.

Version 2003, released March 2020.

Booklet x2 copies

If you would prefer a personalised PDF of this agreement, please call 0800 327 646 to purchase.
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Our employment agreements are the industry standard and have been developed by farmers for farmers with all the requisite legal backing. 

This agreement should be Used when you are employing someone long term, there is no fixed end date i.e. the employee would have to resign or you have justification to terminate their employment.  

Updated version October 2021:

  • Healthy Homes compliance standards statement
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Our employment agreements are the industry standard and have been developed by farmers for farmers with all the requisite legal backing. 

This agreement should be used when you are employing someone whose employment with you will end at a specified time.   

Updated version October 2021:

  • Healthy Homes compliance standards statement
  • Refreshed Workplace drug and alcohol policy so you no longer need to... Details
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Currently only available as a personalised PDF.
Please call us on 0800 327 646 to order.

Three agreements in one - complete a set of standard clauses plus either the heifer, dry stock or winter/seasonal grazing sections.

  • Multiple payment options relevant to the different types of grazing
  • Scope for dealing with adverse events... Details
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Use when sharemilkers own the cows and farm owners supply the land and milking equipment.

Version 1805, released May 2018.

Booklet x2 copies

If you would prefer a personalised PDF of this agreement, please call 0800 327 646 instead to purchase.
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Our new loan agreement covers a broad range of scenarios from family loans to share-milking loans. Rather than relying on the honesty of a handshake, this document provides easy-to-understand legal protection, for any and all loans.

Highlights of the new agreement:

•It’s easy to use – can be completed at the kitchen table
•Makes conversations about money more structured and, therefore, less uncomfortable
•Legally protects the borrower and the ... Details
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50 sets in triplicate per book
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Currently only available as a personalised PDF
Please call us on 0800 327 646 to order

Use when you are leasing your land to someone else with specific clauses for fertilizer, pasture retention and public risk.
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Use when you want to lease your stock to another farmer/person. It can protect your interests by registering a finance statement on the Personal Property Securities Register.

Version 1810

Booklet x2 copies

If you would prefer a personalised PDF of this agreement, please call 0800 327 646 instead to purchase.
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Records the terms and conditions agreed to when the sharemilker
is not providing the cows.

New version released March 2019.
Sold as a set of 2 booklets.

For more information or to order a PDF version please call 0800 327 646