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Rural Women welcomes travel cost settlement

Friday, 12 September 2014, 4:59 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand welcomes news that a proposed settlement has been agreed that will lead to home support workers being paid mileage and wages for the time they spend travelling between clients. More >>

Strong contenders for Enterprising Rural Women Awards 2014

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 12:59 pm | Rural Women

Seventeen exciting and innovative businesses are in the line up for the Rural Women New Zealand Enterprising Rural Women Awards 2014. More >>

Rural Women /Access Homehealth scholarship awarded to nurse

Friday, 15 August 2014, 2:15 pm | Rural Women

The 2014 Rural Women NZ/Access Homehealth scholarship has been awarded to Bay of Plenty nurse Ellen Walker. More >>

Pull on your gumboots, stay well

Friday, 18 July 2014, 4:29 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand reminds Far North families to be mindful about drinking water, pull on their gumboots, wash hands and faces thoroughly, and cover cuts and grazes before they come into contact with flood water to reduce the chance of getting ... More >>

Share your farming or rural life story

Monday, 14 July 2014, 4:21 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand is inviting people to get creative by writing short stories and taking photos and videos to showcase New Zealand farming life today. More >>

Entries open for Enterprising Rural Women Awards 2014

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 10:28 am | Rural Women

Entries are now open for the Enterprising Rural Women Awards 2014, offering women running small rural businesses the opportunity to boost their profiles and gain recognition for their achievements. “This is the sixth year we’ve run the awards, and we’re ... More >>

HP New Zealand Launches Rural Schools Technology Competition

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 1:52 pm | Rural Women

Entries for HP’s Rural Schools Competition opened this week, giving rural New Zealand primary schools the chance to win a share of $20,000 worth of HP products and support. More >>

Rural Women NZ celebrates Road Safety Week

Friday, 16 May 2014, 4:17 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women NZ celebrates Road Safety Week with good news from 20K school bus signs trial More >>

International Year of Family Farming roadshow

Monday, 17 February 2014, 11:34 am | Rural Women

When the time comes to pass on the family farm to the next generation, the process can be fraught with difficult conversations and tough decisions. More >>

Rural Women gardening grants give green fingers a boost

Friday, 7 February 2014, 11:08 am | Rural Women

Ten rural schools will be busy creating vegetable gardens after winning $2000 gardening grants from Rural Women New Zealand and Farmlands. More >>

Either Way It’s 20K

Friday, 24 January 2014, 12:16 pm | Rural Women

Either Way It’s 20K – Rural Women call for speed limit signs to be approved for school buses More >>

Rural Women NZ members' success in local elections

Monday, 14 October 2013, 11:32 am | Rural Women

Rural Women NZ members' success in local elections First time candidate Jacqui Church of Onewhero Rural Women has romped home in the 2013 local elections, polling in first place in the Awaroa ki Tuakau ward of the Waikato District Council, according to ... More >>

Rural Women NZ Leads on International Year of Family Farming

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 12:16 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand is excited to play a key role in organising a programme of events to celebrate the UN International Year of Family Farming in 2014. More >>

Otago Paramedic wins Rural Women NZ/Access Scholarship

Friday, 2 August 2013, 1:03 pm | Rural Women

Annabel Taylor is no stranger to rural medical emergencies and farm accidents, and now she’ll be even better equipped to deal with them, thanks to winning this year’s $3,000 Rural Women NZ/Access Scholarship. More >>

Rural Women launches Y Front Up for Prostate Cancer campaign

Friday, 14 June 2013, 6:37 pm | Rural Women

Pikelets are proving popular with the punters at the Rural Women New Zealand stand at the National Fieldays at Mystery Creek in Hamilton. More >>

Drink driving and speeding a serious rural problem

Friday, 31 May 2013, 11:36 am | Rural Women

Drink driving and speeding are key areas of concern for rural people according to an online rural crime survey conducted by Rural Women New Zealand. More >>

Rural Crime and Safety Survey 2013

Monday, 18 March 2013, 12:12 pm | Rural Women

Rural Crime and Safety Survey 2013 - Rural Women NZ Rural Women New Zealand has today launched a rural survey on crime and safety that is aimed at making rural communities safer places to live. “The online survey goes live today, and we are hoping for ... More >>

Rural Women NZ ‘Feeling Rotten’ survey

Friday, 8 February 2013, 12:57 pm | Rural Women

Media release For immediate release 8 February 2013 Financial stresses and family problems emerging as major factors in Rural Women NZ ‘Feeling Rotten’ survey In the week since it was launched, there has been a big response to the Rural Women ... More >>

Rural delivery a lifeline says Rural Women NZ

Wednesday, 30 January 2013, 12:13 pm | Rural Women

Media release For immediate release 30 January 2013 Future of postal services: Rural delivery a lifeline says Rural Women NZ Rural Women New Zealand says while it understands the need for NZ Post to look at its business model in the face of a dramatic decrease ... More >>

More public scrutiny required for proposed charter schools

Tuesday, 29 January 2013, 12:09 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand says if the government is to go ahead with its proposed partnership or charter schools, it’s vital that parents and the community are involved in their governance. “We are concerned that though these schools are to be publicly ... More >>

 

 

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