Posts tagged "NZ Young Farmers"

Federated Farmers President’s message to workers after sudden deaths in rural communities

[15 December/NZ Herald] Federated Farmers and other farming groups are pleading with stressed workers to speak up and ask for support following a series of sudden deaths of young men across the country. Feds President, Katie Milne, said she was becoming increasingly desperate to remind farmers that help was available when they need it. Terry...

Stepping up awareness for rural mental health

[7 September/NZ Herald] Young Farmers is amplifying its mental health campaign among rural youth with Good Yarn workshops throughout New Zealand, aimed at supporting vulnerable members to fight the increase in suicides, particularly among young rural males. The 20-24-year-old age group recorded the highest number of suicide deaths at 79 for the year ended June...