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The First-ever Farmlands Horticulture Centre Coming Soon To Hawke’s Bay – And A New Taranaki Store

Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 9:29 am | Farmlands

Farmlands is bringing customers in the North Island its first-ever Farmlands Horticulture Hub, due to open this August in Hastings. More >>

Farmlands Sights Are Firmly Set On Future Growth Despite A Challenging Year

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 9:48 am | Farmlands

Farmlands has released its 2023 Annual Report. It emphasises the rural supplies co-op’s focus on backing its core farmers and growers in a difficult operating environment, while also setting the co-op up for long-term success as a rural market ... More >>

Farmlands Joins Forces With Farmstrong For Christmas Charity Fundraiser

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 3:15 pm | Farmlands

Farmlands is partnering with nationwide rural wellbeing programme Farmstrong for the co-op’s annual Tag Your Charity fundraiser which kicks off on 1 November and runs until Christmas. Each year Farmlands selects a national partner, and its store ... More >>

Farmlands Is Seeking To Acquire SealesWinslow To Create A National Animal Nutrition Solution For Kiwi Farmers

Friday, 13 October 2023, 2:20 pm | Farmlands

Farmlands has made an offer to purchase SealesWinslow, the animal nutrition business currently owned by Ballance Agri-Nutrients (Ballance). If approved by the Commerce Commission, the deal will form an integrated animal feed business unit with three ... More >>

Celebrating the essence of farming: Farmlands Sponsors "Year of the Farmer 2023" Awards

Monday, 11 September 2023, 11:03 am | Farmlands

Farmlands has gotten behind Rural Life’s new "Year of the Farmer 2023" awards by becoming the inaugural sponsor of this event’s "People’s Choice Award." The ‘Year Of The Farmer 2023’ aims to create a platform from which ... More >>

Rob Hewett And Will Clarke Elected To Farmlands Board

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 10:45 am | Farmlands

Farmlands shareholders have re-elected their experienced Board Chair and elected a new Director with a strong background and connection to the co-op. Both Directors are committed to being a voice for Farmlands’ core farmer and grower customers ... More >>

Farmlands Launches Its Christmas Charity Fundraising Drive – Tag Your Charity

Monday, 21 November 2022, 12:27 pm | Farmlands

Farmlands’ Christmas charity fundraising drive, Tag Your Charity, begins today. Through this initiative, Farmlands aims to raise $200,000 to be shared by national partner, I Am Hope, and more than 70 community charities. This is the second year ... More >>

Farmlands Co-operative Have Rolled Into Christmas Giving With I Am Hope And Local Charities

Monday, 8 November 2021, 12:09 pm | Farmlands

Farmlands have donated $37,500 to I Am Hope's Gumboot Friday fund — providing 150 counselling sessions to rural youth in New Zealand. And it's just the start. The announcement kick-started Farmlands’ 2021 charitable Christmas campaign, uniting ... More >>

Farmlands Director Elections Nominations Now Open

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 10:38 am | Farmlands

Nominations are being sought for this year’s Farmlands Director Elections. Two seats – one North Island and one South Island – are being contested. Farmlands Directors Dawn Sangster and Gray Baldwin are retiring by rotation in 2021 and both ... More >>

Farmlands Commits To Acting Against Climate Change

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 10:26 am | Farmlands

Farmlands Co-operative have followed their carbonreduce certification from Toitū Envirocare with a commitment to the Climate Leaders Coalition in October 2020. The rural supplies and services co-operative have joined 116 other organisations in signing ... More >>

Change approach secures Farmlands’ win at HR awards

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 5:41 pm | Farmlands

The co-operative was nominated in three categories, and took away the trophy for Organisational Change and Development. This award recognises sector-leading initiatives that demonstrate innovation and a responsible approach to organisational change. More >>

Farmlands and Silver Fern Farms praised

Friday, 17 August 2018, 3:56 pm | Farmlands

Two of New Zealand’s largest rural co-operatives have teamed up to develop leaders for the country’s primary industries More >>

Farmlands and Silver Fern Farms praised

Friday, 17 August 2018, 1:44 pm | Farmlands

Farmlands and Silver Fern Farms praised for grassroots governance programme Two of New Zealand’s largest rural co-operatives have teamed up to develop leaders for the country’s primary industries More >>

Celebrating Rural New Zealand - Street Cow by Mr G

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2:19 pm | Farmlands

- World-famous kiwi artist Graham Hoete, Mr G (famous for his murals of Steven Adams and Prince) is auctioning life size cow More >>

Farmlands Acquires NRM

Monday, 9 September 2013, 2:04 pm | Farmlands

Farmlands Co-operative Society Limited has announced they have acquired the brand and business of NRM, an iconic New Zealand agricultural brand in the animal nutrition business. More >>

Farmlands Marketing Man to Head New $2.2 Billion Co-op Team

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 11:09 am | Farmlands

He’s headed marketing teams in industries as diverse as frozen foods, fragrances and farming and now Allister Bathgate’s success sees him appointed to an executive management role in New Zealand’s major rural retail co-operative. More >>

Farmers say ‘yes’ to rural stores merger

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 6:42 pm | Farmlands

Farmer Shareholders in the rural supply co-ops Farmlands and CRT have agreed to merge the two Societies with a majority of Farmlands and CRT Shareholders voting in favour of merger in today’s second special vote. More >>

Farmers Say 'Yes' To Rural Stores Merger

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 12:20 pm | Farmlands

Media release: February 12, 2013 Farmers Say ‘Yes’ To Rural Stores Merger Farmer Shareholders in the rural supply co--ops Farmlands and CRT have given their Boards a clear mandate to take the next step towards a merger of the two Societies. More >>

Fifty years of milestones marked in style for rural retailer

Thursday, 29 November 2012, 3:38 pm | Farmlands

Wednesday November 28, 2012 Fifty years of milestones marked in style for rural retailer Farmlands FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The party’s almost over but the milestones continue as Farmlands winds up its 50th birthday celebrations by giving away a car ... More >>

Five Decades Of Good Old-Fashioned Co-Operation

Thursday, 18 October 2012, 2:31 pm | Farmlands

Annual turnover of $773 million dollars, almost 28,000 shareholders, and 47 stores throughout the North Island is what Farmlands Trading Society can toast on its 50th birthday. More >>





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