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Electricity lines charge increases will hurt rural customers

Friday, 7 September 2012, 10:41 am | Rural Women

The possibility of further increases in electricity line charges, as signalled in a recent Commerce Commission report, would have a negative impact on rural families and small businesses, says Rural Women New Zealand. More >>

Rural Women's Postman pat-on-the-back Award winner

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 5:35 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women's Postman pat-on-the-back Award winner Rural Women New Zealand is delighted to announce that Diane Howe of Hokitika has been chosen as the very deserving winner of its Postman pat-on-the-back Award, in a hotly contested competition. Rural Women ... More >>

Rural Women NZ encourages green fingers

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 11:05 am | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand is encouraging youngsters to experience the magic of growing vegetables and fruit by giving away two grants to South Island rural primary schools to set up or further develop gardens and orchards. More >>

North Island rural schools gardening grants

Wednesday, 8 August 2012, 1:18 pm | Rural Women

8 August 2012 Media release For immediate release North Island rural schools gardening grants up for grabs Rural Women New Zealand is teaming up with Farmlands to give away gardening grants to six lucky North Island rural primary schools. Each of the ... More >>

Rural Women New Zealand Journalism Award entries open

Monday, 6 August 2012, 3:54 pm | Rural Women

6 August 2012 Rural Women New Zealand Rural Women New Zealand Journalism Award entries open More >>

The fight against leptospirosis

Friday, 15 June 2012, 12:26 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand Media release For immediate release 13 June 2012 The fight against leptospirosis – Rural Women paints the human picture at the NZVA conference Rural Women New Zealand will highlight the devastating impacts on families of leptospirosis, ... More >>

Report of the Inquiry into the Aged Care Workforce

Thursday, 31 May 2012, 6:56 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand and the Council for Christian Social Services, in a joint statement, agree that The Report of the Inquiry into the Aged Care Workforce ‘Caring Counts’ by the Human Rights Commission clearly highlights the issues for both carers ... More >>

Rural women walk the length of New Zealand for charity

Monday, 30 April 2012, 5:53 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand members and friends walked the length of New Zealand yesterday, then turned round and walked halfway back again! More >>

Rural Women New Zealand & Access Homehealth 2012

Monday, 16 April 2012, 7:28 pm | Rural Women

Health professionals with an interest in the rural sector are being invited to apply for the Rural Women NZ & Access Homehealth 2012 scholarship. More >>

RWNZ Enterprising Rural Women Award

Monday, 5 March 2012, 7:56 pm | Rural Women

Media release For immediate release 5 March 2012 Deadline looms for entries in the RWNZ Enterprising Rural Women Award 2012 Women looking at new ways of promoting their small rural business should look no further than the RWNZ Enterprising Rural Women ... More >>

Call to target speedsters past school buses

Monday, 30 January 2012, 9:02 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand applauds a new campaign by Southern District police to enforce the 20kmh speed limit past a school bus that has stopped to let children on or off, and is calling for the campaign to be rolled out nationally More >>

Rural Women NZ says time for Minister of Rural Affairs

Saturday, 12 November 2011, 2:32 pm | Rural Women

Media release For immediate release 11 November 2011 Rural Women NZ says time to bring back Minister of Rural Affairs Rural Women New Zealand welcomes news that the re-appointment of a Minister of Rural Affairs is back on the political agenda. The ... More >>

Report supports RWNZ call for 20kmh flashing schoolbus signs

Thursday, 10 November 2011, 1:16 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand's push for 20kmh flashing signs to be fitted to all school buses got a boost last week with the release by the New Zealand Transport Agency of new research that shows encouraging driver reaction to the signs. More >>

‘Chica’: Bright red car to help lift spirits of ill children

Wednesday, 19 October 2011, 4:46 pm | Rural Women

Children expecting a visit from Rainbow Place’s nurses and therapists can now look forward to shorter waiting times, thanks to the gift of a bright red Nissan car to be named ‘Chica’, donated by Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) at the weekend. More >>

Rural Women New Zealand promotes body art

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 2:54 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand is boldly fronting up to Breast Cancer Action Month, promoting body art to remind women of all ages to regularly examine themselves and to stay alert to any changes in their breast health. More >>

International Day of Rural Women celebrations

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 1:58 pm | Rural Women

October 15 is the International Day of Rural Women and Rural Women New Zealand members are celebrating with a diverse line up of events around the country. More >>

Martin Johnson and English rugby team presented with afterso

Friday, 9 September 2011, 5:30 pm | Rural Women

English rugby team members will have a special souvenir of Christchurch to take home with them after they were presented with Rural Women New Zealand’s aftersocks ™ during a goodwill visit to the city yesterday. More >>

Time to introduce 20kmh school bus signs

Saturday, 3 September 2011, 10:43 am | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand applauds Transport Minister Steven Joyce’s decision to accept our recommendation and extend the 20kmh speed limit past school buses to 20 seconds before and after a school bus has stopped if the bus is displaying a flashing ... More >>

Rural Women New Zealand teams up with The Warehouse

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 10:12 am | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand teams up with The Warehouse Calls for help from the Christchurch Women's Refuge and the eastern suburb of Dallington's Community Hub have resulted in Rural Women New Zealand national office successfully teaming up with The Warehouse ... More >>

Rural Women New Zealand launches all black aftersocks

Friday, 12 August 2011, 5:03 pm | Rural Women

Rural Women New Zealand has today released the latest edition to their very popular aftersock™ family, a special edition all black aftersock™ with red ‘shake’ line. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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