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Concern about equity impacts of propsed reforms

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 3:11 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) has provided a submission to the Productivity Commission (the Commission) expressing concern about the equity impacts of its proposed reforms to the Tertiary education system. More >>

How you can help after the earthquake & adverse events

Friday, 25 November 2016, 1:13 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

The earthquake and aftershocks which began the early hours of Monday 14 November 2016 brought home the "resilience, compassion and camaraderie of Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) members and people living in rural communities," says newly ... More >>

Rural physiotherapist wins at Enterprising Rural Women Award

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 11:38 am | Rural Women New Zealand

Amy Dibley of Physio Direct Ltd has been named the supreme winner of the annual Rural Women New Zealand Enterprising Rural Women Awards. More >>

Possible impact of the Education (Update) Amendment Bill

Friday, 11 November 2016, 1:38 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) has issued a submission to the Government expressing concerns about the impact of the Education (Update) Amendment Bill for rural schools. More >>

RWNZ concerned about the recent spike in road toll

Monday, 7 November 2016, 2:31 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) has issued a submission expressing its support for the Government’s Land Transport Amendment Bill whilst also expressing concern about the recent spike in New Zealand’s road toll and current levels of policing. More >>

Enterprising Rural Women Awards (ERWA) entrants for 2016

Saturday, 15 October 2016, 9:55 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Enterprising Rural Women Awards (ERWA) entrants for 2016 Six fantastic businesses are competing in three categories this year and the ultimate winner will receive the supreme prize for the Enterprising Rural Women Awards. Rural Women New Zealand’s ... More >>

Unique needs of older adults in rural areas

Monday, 12 September 2016, 10:10 am | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) has lodged a submission on the Ministry of Health’s update of the Health of Older people strategy, urging the Government to give priority to the unique needs of older adults in rural areas. More >>

RWNZ calls for increased rural telecommunications funding

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 1:02 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) has lodged a submission to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) on its review of the Telecommunications Act. More >>

Get your Enterprising Rural Women Awards entries in now

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 12:21 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

The Enterprising Rural Women Awards (ERWA) offer women who run their own rural businesses the opportunity to showcase their innovative rural enterprise and gain recognition for their achievements. More >>

Westpac urged to reconsider branch closures

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 12:04 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Westpac have announced the proposed closure of 19 Branches throughout New Zealand. A large number of these are based in rural centres. Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) is concerned about these proposed bank closures and the effect on the rural communities ... More >>

RWNZ express strong support for Bill

Monday, 22 August 2016, 3:28 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

RWNZ has lodged a submission to the Government Administration Select Committee expressing its strong support for the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Bill. This Bill represents an important step towards modernisation of the fire services, ensuring it remains ... More >>

RWNZ want more resources for rural police enforcement

Friday, 19 August 2016, 4:45 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

“More resources for front line policing, targeting resources at criminal activities and not adding onerous burdens on law abiding rural firearms’ licence holders ” More >>

Entries open for the 2016 Rural Women NZ Journalism Award

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 4:54 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand is offering the Journalism Award in a partnership with the New Zealand Guild of Agricultural Journalists and Communicators. More >>

Enterprising Rural Women Awards entries open for 2016

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 4:12 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

The Enterprising Rural Women Awards (ERWA) offer women who run their own rural businesses the opportunity to showcase their innovative rural enterprise and gain recognition for their success. More >>

Applications close Friday 1st July for $3000 Scholarship

Monday, 27 June 2016, 3:36 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Applications close this week for $3000 education scholarship for health professionals with an interest in the rural sector. More >>

Pre-Roar Firearms and Hunter Safety

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 3:09 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Easter weekend is a traditional time for hunters to start tracking into the bush for the start of the roar period. With Easter being earlier this year the animals are not quite roaring in some of the warmer regions. But as the climate cools hunters ... More >>

Dynamic businesses competing for Rural Women Awards

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 9:24 am | Rural Women New Zealand

Eleven dynamic and innovative businesses are in the running for the Rural Women New Zealand Enterprising Rural Women Awards 2015. More >>

Rural Women New Zealand acknowledges changes to NZ Post

Friday, 11 September 2015, 3:13 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women New Zealand acknowledges the announcement from NZ Post (10 September 2015) that rural delivery services are changing from six to five days a week for some rural communities. More >>

Enterprising Rural Women Awards

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 1:47 pm | Rural Women New Zealand

The awards offer women who run their own rural businesses, the opportunity to boost their profiles and gain recognition for their achievements. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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