2020 continues to be challenging for the rural community due to the uncertainty of COVID 19 and the Government’s Freshwater initiatives, especially in regard to winter grazing.
AgProud is moving away from stand alone events as more and more we are being asked to help with other events or for advice. We are thrilled that the messaging around rural mental health has changed for the better and continues to gain traction.
August 16 2019: Inaugural BBQ in Invercargill
September 6 2019: BBQ in Dunedin
September 13 2019: BBQ in Whangarei
September 27 2019: BBQ in Christchurch
October 16 2019: BBQ in Auckland
November 1 2019: BBQ in Greymouth
November 7 2019: BBQ in New Plymouth
November 14-15 2019: NZ Agriculture Show in Christchurch
November 22 2019: BBQ in Gisborne/East Coast
November: supporting Movember, raising $500 for a great cause!
December 5 2019: Lance Burdett seminars in Gore and Invercargill
December 6 2019: Lance Burdett seminar in Balclutha
December 10 2019: BBQ in Hamilton
December 13 2019: BBQ in Invercargill
February 12-14 2020:Southern Field Days in Gore
March 13-14 2020: Wanaka Show
March 27-28 2020: AgFest Greymouth CANCELLED
April 2020: Coordinated the Southern animal donations to “Meat the Need”
April 2020: Southern leg of Dr Tom’s walk and talk tour CANCELLED
September 2020: Hosted a Q & A session with the National Party re rural mental health
September 2020: Hosted the Act party’s Rural policy announcement