Alliance Group Launches Innovative Mental Health Initiative
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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Alliance Group Launches Innovative Mental Health Initiative

Business Hub - Mar 08, 2019

Alliance Group has launched an innovative mental health programme to raise awareness about suicide in the workplace and make it easy for staff to seek help. The…

Toxic Algae Found in the Hamilton Burn at Affleck Road
Environment, Farming
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Environment, Farming
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Toxic Algae Found in the Hamilton Burn at Affleck Road

Editor - Mar 07, 2019

Environment Southland’s latest monitoring has found elevated levels of the toxic algae benthic cyanobacteria in the Hamilton Burn at Affleck Road. These algae can produce toxins that…

Fonterra Seeks Radical Revamp of Rules it Operates Under
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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Fonterra Seeks Radical Revamp of Rules it Operates Under

News Desk - Mar 07, 2019

Fonterra's comments have come in submissions to the biggest structural change in the dairy industry for almost two decades. At stake are a range of state-enforced constraints…

Acting CEO Now Permanent CEO of Fonterra
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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Acting CEO Now Permanent CEO of Fonterra

News Desk - Mar 05, 2019

Fonterra's acting chief executive will stay on permanently, with a pay packet of $1.95 million a year, after an international search was canned. Fonterra's interim chief executive…

Gore Woman Bridget Henderson Heading to Scotland on NZ Young Farmers Exchange
Farming, Gore
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Farming, Gore
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Gore Woman Bridget Henderson Heading to Scotland on NZ Young Farmers Exchange

News Desk - Mar 01, 2019

A Gore farmer who has always wanted to learn more about her Scottish heritage will finally get the chance in June. Bridget Henderson, 25, is this year’s…

Community Focus at This Years Southland A&P Show
Farming, Kids & Family
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Farming, Kids & Family
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Community Focus at This Years Southland A&P Show

News Desk - Mar 01, 2019

Community is the theme of this year’s 151 st Southland A&P Show, with a new community stage set to be the major attraction. Renowned for a day…

Fonterra Increases 2018/19 Forecast Farmgate Milk Price
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Business, Farming
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Fonterra Increases 2018/19 Forecast Farmgate Milk Price

Business Hub - Feb 28, 2019

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has increased its 2018/19 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range to $6.30-$6.60 per kgMS, up from $6.00-$6.30, and revised its forecast earnings down to…

Southland Firm Fined $240,000 Over Defective Tractor
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Farming, News
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Southland Firm Fined $240,000 Over Defective Tractor

News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

A farm machinery company has been fined nearly $240,000 after it failed to repair properly the brakes on a tractor which ended up running over a worker.…

Fonterra Signs Up Farms To Supply a2 Milk Company
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Farming, News
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Fonterra Signs Up Farms To Supply a2 Milk Company

News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Starting today, Fonterra is signing up farms to supply milk for The a2 Milk Company in the 2019/2020 season. Mike Cronin, Fonterra Managing Director of Co-operative Affairs,…

Wyndham Farmer Named Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year
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Farming, News
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Wyndham Farmer Named Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year

News Desk - Feb 17, 2019

Wyndham farmer Matt McRae named Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year A Wyndham sheep and beef farmer has been named the Otago/Southland FMG Young Farmer of…