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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 >>

Rural School Road Safety Initiatives Welcomed

Friday, 25 January 2013, 2:58 pm | Rural Women

/ Media release 25 January 2013 For immediate release Rural School Road Safety Initiatives Welcomed Rural Women New Zealand has cause to celebrate ‘Back to School’ this year as two rural safety initiatives it’s been promoting get the green light. “We ... More >>

Ruling over Salisbury School good news for rural schools

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 12:57 pm | Rural Women

Media release For immediate release 12 December 2012 Rural Women New Zealand welcomes the news that Nelson’s Salisbury residential school for girls with special needs looks set to remain open next year, following yesterday’s High Court ruling overturning ... More >>

Rural Women Newsletter

Friday, 19 October 2012, 11:31 am | Rural Women

Labour weekend! Hope the weather is kind so we can get planting in the vege garden. Don't forget to check out the handy planting tips in A Good Harvest - and we've got one copy to give away to a lucky reader! 19 October 2012 More >>

Electricity lines charge increases will hurt rural customers

Friday, 7 September 2012, 10:41 am | Rural Women

The possibility of further increases in electricity line charges, as signalled in a recent Commerce Commission report, would have a negative impact on rural families and small businesses, says Rural Women New Zealand. More >>

Rural Women's Postman pat-on-the-back Award winner

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 5:35 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women's Postman pat-on-the-back Award winner Rural Women New Zealand is delighted to announce that Diane Howe of Hokitika has been chosen as the very deserving winner of its Postman pat-on-the-back Award, in a hotly contested competition. Rural Women ... More >>

Rural Women NZ encourages green fingers

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 11:05 am | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand is encouraging youngsters to experience the magic of growing vegetables and fruit by giving away two grants to South Island rural primary schools to set up or further develop gardens and orchards. More >>

North Island rural schools gardening grants

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 1:18 pm | Rural Women

8 August 2012 Media release For immediate release North Island rural schools gardening grants up for grabs Rural Women New Zealand is teaming up with Farmlands to give away gardening grants to six lucky North Island rural primary schools. Each of the ... More >>

Rural Women New Zealand Journalism Award entries open

Monday, 6 August 2012, 3:54 pm | Rural Women

6 August 2012 Rural Women New Zealand Rural Women New Zealand Journalism Award entries open More >>

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