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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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