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Our Three Wishes for Christmas

Friday, 19 December 2014, 5:05 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

This year Rural Women® ran a very successful awareness campaign, under the umbrella of ‘It’s OK to Ask for Help’, on how to stay safe in the home and where to go for help. More >>

Appointment of Dame Margaret Millard to Green Cross Health

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 10:17 am | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand says today’s appointment of Dame Margaret Millard DCNZM, JP to the board of Green Cross Health will bring a rural perspective to the company’s operations, reflecting the original focus and unique strengths of Access Homehealth ... More >>

Rural Women NZ calls for flashing 20K signs for school buses

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 4:08 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand is deeply concerned about Monday’s accident in Canterbury, when a teen was hit crossing the road after getting off a school bus. “The accident may well have been avoided if the bus had been fitted with illuminated 20kp/h signs ... More >>

Enterprising Rural Women Award 2014 winners announced

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 5:06 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

A South Canterbury-based environmental consultancy duo are the Supreme Winners of this year’s Enterprising Rural Women Awards, which were announced at the Rural Women national conference in Rotorua at the weekend. More >>

Te Kura O Hata Maria wins HP national tech competition

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:47 am | Rural Women New Zealand

Te Kura O Hata Maria School in Northland has been awarded $10,000 worth of HP products and support for their entry in the inaugural HP Rural Schools Competition. More >>

Rural Women NZ calls for fair deal for rural

Monday, 18 August 2014, 11:46 am | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand today released its 2014-2017 manifesto, focusing on thirteen areas for action to ensure a fair deal for rural. More >>

Rural Women New Zealand Journalism Award entries open

Monday, 18 August 2014, 10:28 am | Rural Women New Zealand

Entries are now open for the Rural Women New Zealand Journalism Award 2014, which will be presented at the NZ Guild of Agricultural Journalists annual awards dinner in Wellington on 17 October. More >>

Deadline for entries in Enterprising Rural Women Awards 2014

Monday, 11 August 2014, 10:35 am | Rural Women New Zealand

Women looking for new ways to promote their small rural business are encouraged to enter the Enterprising Rural Women Awards 2014. “With the deadline of Friday 5 September now around the corner, we’re reminding women to send in their entries,” ... More >>

More rural support needed in as legal highs withdrawn

Monday, 28 April 2014, 4:07 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women NZ welcomes news that the Government is tackling the issue of legal highs, following reports from our members of a surge in anti-social and threatening behaviour in rural townships, apparently stemming from their use. More >>

Applications open for RWNZ & Access Homehealth scholarship

Monday, 28 April 2014, 3:25 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Health professionals with an interest in the rural sector are invited to apply for this year’s the Rural Women NZ & Access Homehealth scholarship, with a closing date of 1 July. More >>

Rural Women NZ calls for extra mirrors on school buses

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 2:12 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women NZ urges bus companies to follow the lead of Ritchies Transport, which installed extra mirrors on its buses following the 2012 death of a five year old West Coast boy after he was dropped off a school bus operated by the company. More >>

International Year of Family Farming Roadshow kicks off

Friday, 21 March 2014, 4:03 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Four South Island towns will be celebrating the International Year of Family Farming next week, as the Rural Women NZ roadshow series gets underway. Three North Island events will follow in early April. More >>

Growing Dynamic Leaders with Rural Women NZ

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 1:42 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Eleven women from around New Zealand arrive in Wellington today for the start of a three day leadership course co-ordinated by Rural Women NZ and sponsored by Landcorp. More >>

Rural Women New Zealand forge ahead with plans

Monday, 27 January 2014, 4:13 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women NZ is forging ahead with plans to celebrate the UN International Year of Family Farming 2014. More >>

Three Christmas Wishes from Rural Women New Zealand

Monday, 16 December 2013, 3:59 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

It’s OK to ask for help – 2013 has been a year when pressures and anxiety levels of rural and farming life attracted close attention, says Rural Women NZ National President, Wendy McGowan. “From January we begin a rural letterbox sticker campaign ... More >>

Three Christmas Wishes from Rural Women New Zealand

Monday, 16 December 2013, 3:57 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

1 . It’s OK to ask for help – 2013 has been a year when pressures and anxiety levels of rural and farming life attracted close attention, says Rural Women NZ National President, Wendy McGowan. “From January we begin a rural letterbox sticker campaign ... More >>

Patience Needed for Long and Winding Roads

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 2:56 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand urges drivers to exercise patience when travelling into the countryside this holiday period. “Common sense can fly out the car window when families are faced with long, hot journeys on unfamiliar roads”, says RWNZ National ... More >>

Rural Women NZ elects new national president

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 2:37 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Wendy McGowan has been elected as the new national president of Rural Women New Zealand. Her success was announced at the organisation’s AGM held in Wellington today, attended by 80 members from around the country. More >>

Rural Women NZ helps launch Year of Family Farming 2014

Friday, 22 November 2013, 4:21 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand played a leading role in today’s launch at Parliament of the International Year of Family Farming 2014 (IYFF 2014), to coincide with the global launch at the United Nations headquarters in New York. More >>

Rural Women NZ happy rural delivery service uncompromised

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 2:14 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand applauds today's announcement that the special significance of the rural delivery service has been recognised in the New Zealand Post 2013 Deed of Understanding. More >>

 

 

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