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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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