People news

  1. Setting your staff up for success

    How do you get new staff to hit the ground running? Read our top tips for a strong orientation process.

  2. Unseen health risks on your farm

    Farmers face many health hazards at work every day, from pesticides to noisy machinery, and the risk of ill-health is more common than you think.

  3. How a Matamata farmer ensures his staff give a damn

    How do you get your staff on board with environmentally sustainable practices? Find out what one farmer is doing to motivate his team.

  4. High demand for skilled staff in dairy sector

    The dairy sector is calling for more people, particularly school-leavers, to consider a career in dairy given a shortage of skilled staff.

  5. Don't go it alone - building a great support team

    Have you thought about who’ll be on your advisory team in the coming season? Or how to get the most from your team?

  6. Audit findings show more work needed

    Findings released today by the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment from phase four of the dairy sector audits on employment compliance show that the industry still has more work to do to lift its performance.

  7. First people management consultant certified under new scheme

    Waikato farm consultant Sharlene Charleston received certification from the New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM) in a ceremony in Hamilton today.