The past few weeks have seen farmers from all over New Zealand band together to help provide relief to the victims of the Canterbury Earthquake, by aiding with the clean-up and lending a caring ear. That relief is now set to come from even further afield.
New Zealand Young Farmer Members have been out on the streets of Christchurch with the “Farmy Army” over the past week, and this weekend NZYF’s commitment to helping the city recover from the devastating February 22nd Earthquake steps up another gear.
Just one of the mammoth tasks following the February 22nd Earthquake in Canterbury is to remove huge amounts of silt and sand from private properties. The Christchurch City Council has set the goal to have all private homes cleared of mess from liquefaction by the end of the week.
It’s going to be a lot easier for Young Farmers living in South Taranaki to join a New Zealand Young Farmers Club when the new Alton Club has its first official meeting on February 15th.
The Department of Labour is seeking feedback on its draft Guidelines for the Safe Use of Quad Bikes on Farms.
Young Country subscription special - extended until Dec 20th
Mt Hutt NZYF School Club made the Ashburton Guardian's front page today with a story about the Mt Hutt Club and the Club Exec, President Thomas Holmes, Stephen Laird and James Fleming.
The Farmer Wants a Wife Website
A solid win from Grant 'Marmite' McNaughton of Tasman Region on Saturday night at the Gore Multisports Arena with an excellent effort from second place getter Otago/Southland's Pete Gardyne, with Aorangi's Andrew Scott snapping at his heels in third.