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24 January 2022
A young female farmer with a love of rural New Zealand is helping to launch DairyNZ’s latest campaign, which aims to give Kiwis a better understanding of what it means to be a dairy farmer.
Changes allow applications to open for more international dairy farm assistants, but MIQ still a barrier
19 January 2022
Applications are now open for dairy farmers to recruit much needed international workers including farm assistants and herd managers, under changes to a class exception scheme.
03 November 2021
Dairy sector partners are calling on the Government to allow 1500 international dairy workers into New Zealand in 2022 to help meet the sector’s workforce shortfall, if borders continue to remain closed.
09 September 2020
DairyNZ warmly welcome a government announcement that means some skilled migrant dairy farm employees will be able to return to New Zealand from overseas.
26 June 2020
Ten Kiwi dairy farmers who have shown exceptional care for the environment were recently recognised with a DairyNZ Sustainability and Stewardship Award as part of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
17 June 2020
Despite being impacted by tough drought conditions, dairy farmer Chris Davison cannot wipe the smile off his face, nor can his wife Rachel, or his mum or twin brother.
04 June 2020
Before COVID-19, farmers might have met for group discussions on a nearby farm, but on June 11 dairy farm employers nationwide will go online to fine-tune what they already know about being a good boss and holding on to valued staff.
01 November 2019
We all want our dairy farms to be highly attractive workplaces – but how do we get there?
10 September 2019
Track the Tanker is DairyNZ’s new levy-funded education resource released to teachers in May.
30 August 2019
Every New Zealander is better off today thanks to the nation’s dairy cows – and that’s no exaggeration.
13 June 2019
Ben Fisher, farm manager at DairyNZ’s Scott Farm, explains how his team’s combined focus on farming and research provides them with unique challenges and rewards.
31 May 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget, saying he hopes the increased frontline services for mental health will include sufficient support for rural communities.
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