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Rural Women 90km for 90 Women Walk the World Challenge

Monday, 20 April 2015, 1:25 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

On 29 April Rural Women New Zealand members and friends will be pulling on their walking shoes and taking part in a ‘90km for 90’ challenge to raise funds for women in developing countries. More >>

Rural women and olive oil – what a great mix!

Friday, 10 April 2015, 5:08 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural women and olive oil – what a great mix! And it all came about over a cup of coffee More >>

Marlborough Photographer wins family farming photo comp

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 5:25 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Inspired by her idyllic surroundings deep in the Marlborough Sounds, keen amateur photographer Marion Day has been chosen as the winner of the Rural Women New Zealand/MPI photo competition, with her portfolio of family farming photos. More >>

Rural women bear the burden of mental illness

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 4:16 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand is concerned for the mental well-being of farmers as they struggle with the current drought. More >>

Rural Women congratulates Liz Evans ONZM on her Honour

Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 2:10 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand members are thrilled that Liz Evans, our former national president and a national life member, has been recognised for her services to rural women in the Queen's New Year's Honours list, having been made an Officer of the ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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