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HP New Zealand Rural Schools Competition Open

Friday, 16 September 2016, 9:21 am | Rural Women

HP New Zealand (HP NZ) is asking rural students to share their vision of how they think they will learn in the future to be in the running to win a share of $26,000 worth of HP products and support. More >>

Back to school: remember the 20km/h speed limit

Friday, 22 July 2016, 4:32 pm | Rural Women

As children return to school after the holidays, Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) reminds drivers to stick to the law and slow down to 20km/h when passing a stopped school bus. More >>

Changes to firearms' licensing programme bad for rural life

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 3:06 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) is very concerned about the changes to firearms’ licensing, training and testing, being proposed by the Mountain Safety Council (MSC). The MSC executive has been announcing these changes in a series of road shows around ... More >>

Duck Hunting Season Safety tips

Friday, 6 May 2016, 4:12 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) in collaboration with the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) wish all duck hunters a safe and successful shoot this season. More >>

Applications now open for Rural Women and Access Scholarship

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 2:16 pm | Rural Women

A $3000 education scholarship is available for health professionals with an interest in the rural sector. More >>

Enterprising Rural Women Award 2015 winners announced

Monday, 23 November 2015, 9:39 am | Rural Women

Joanne Taylor’s rural lifestyle magazine Latitude has won the supreme award at the Enterprising Rural Women Awards held in Nelson on Saturday 21 November. More >>

Rural Women NZ and Access Homehealth scholarship awared

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 3:19 pm | Rural Women

The 2015 Rural Women NZ and Access Homehealth scholarship has been awarded to Heather Leong, a rural Waikato nurse. More >>

The only survivors – Great Barrier Islanders

Monday, 10 August 2015, 4:08 pm | Rural Women

Imagine a global pandemic that swept the world, killing everyone in its wake. Imagine if Great Barrier Island was the only place to be successfully isolated from the virus, leaving the 900 residents to rebuild humanity. More >>

Rural Women New Zealand celebrates 90 years!

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 12:13 pm | Rural Women

On 29th July 1925 the launch of the Women's Division Farmers Union (WDFU) was to change farming women's lives. More >>

Enterprising Rural Women Awards open for 2015

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 10:34 am | Rural Women

Entries have opened for the 2015 Enterprising Rural Women Awards (ERWA) offering women who run their own rural businesses the opportunity to boost their profiles and gain recognition for their achievements. More >>

Stress and depression unwelcome visitors after recent events

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 11:06 am | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) is concerned that as rural people clean up after the disastrous floods, and snow, their resilience and resourcefulness will be challenged by overwhelming distress. For farming families in more remote areas their sense of ... More >>

Safe Relationship Seminars Applauded

Monday, 15 June 2015, 2:28 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand is partnering with the Sophie Elliott Foundation and the It’s Not Ok campaign to present a series of Safe Relationships seminars. More >>

A very expensive fly in the social and economic ointment

Friday, 20 February 2015, 3:06 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand is alarmed that there has been another fruit fly incursion – the fourth in three years. More >>

Rural Women NZ and Farmlands announce gardening grants

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 1:39 pm | Rural Women

Eleven rural schools have been selected as the lucky winners of $2000 gardening grants. The popular grants are a joint Rural Women New Zealand / Farmlands venture, aimed at helping schools develop vegetable gardens and orchards. More >>

Rural Women New Zealand welcomes driver licensing review

Friday, 5 December 2014, 12:08 pm | Rural Women

Yesterday’s announcement of a Ministry of Transport review of the driver licensing system to modernize it and make it cheaper for drivers to get their licence is welcomed by Rural Women New Zealand. More >>

Rural Women Calls for Keep Left Road Markings on All Roads

Friday, 5 December 2014, 11:08 am | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand Calls for Keep Left Road Markings on All Roads to reduce Tourist Crashes More >>

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 >>

 

 

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