We are deeply connected to our people, their whānau and the communities we live and work in.
Like crackers and cheese, some things are just better together.
From our home in Aotearoa, New Zealand, we work together to make high-quality dairy products that are sold all over the world. Helping us every day is a global team of good sorts with firm roots in Aotearoa.
We’re everyday people doing good things together.
Our ambition is for all our people to be healthy, have a balanced life and go home safely every day, everywhere.
Check out some stories of our amazing people being good together.
Volunteers from Te Aroha college, Fonterra and Ngāti Tumutumu Trust gathered at Tui Pā marae for a community cooking session.
May 19, 2023
Martin Bennett has been a dairy farmer for nearly half a century so he’s seen his fair share of change in the industry over that time.
February 27, 2023
In response to the devastating floods that hit the North Island of New Zealand last week, Fonterra has been supporting key community groups on the front-line giving assistance to affected kiwis.
February 08, 2023
As the Christmas season in New Zealand was coming into full swing, employees at Fonterra’s manufacturing sites were dedicated to delivering dairy goodness to tables across the globe.
January 27, 2023
Rod Rutherford– a tanker operator from Fonterra Tirau, had his world turned upside-down 12 months ago, after a cough led to a diagnosis of stage 4 cancer.
April 11, 2022
World-famous for cheese rolls and in some cases rolled R’s, Southland is home to Fonterra Edendale – NZ’s longest running dairy manufacturing site.
January 18, 2022
Ever wondered what a day in the life of a Tanker Operator is like? Take a look at the video to see how a day goes for our Lower South Island Milk Collection team based at our Edendale depot.
November 22, 2021
A team of six scientists from Fonterra’s Research and Development Centre (FRDC) headed along to the Girl-Powered Workshop on recently to ‘wow’ local students with science.
November 11, 2021
Diversity is a very important part of Fonterra and we’re always on the look-out for more women to get behind the wheel of our tankers
October 14, 2021
As New Zealand’s biggest employer of volunteer firefighters, we’re proud to have our contribution to the communities we live and work in recognised by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).
October 07, 2021
For Kiwis, there’s nothing quite like a splash of fresh Anchor Milk in your morning cuppa. Think milk, butter, yoghurt and cream – our Anchor products are staples in cupboards and fridges right across New Zealand.
September 13, 2021
When the going gets tough, getting active in nature is a proven method of improving mental health, which is how Surfing for Farmers was started, to give farmers an outlet away from the pressures of work.
September 09, 2021
Solving the challenge of plastics and recycling requires a multi-pronged approach and our Sustainability team recently partnered with the Soft Plastics Recycling scheme.
September 01, 2021
The Co-op is changing the way it’s supporting working parents by expanding parental leave benefits for New Zealand-based employees.
July 30, 2021
When Fonterra farmers were impacted by devastating floods that hit the Canterbury region in May, the Co-operative’s Emergency Response Team swung into action.
July 14, 2021
When Temuka-based farmer Hamish Pearse suffered a devastating fire in his milking shed in February he witnessed first-hand the benefits of the co-operative spirit of his neighbours, friends and Fonterra.
June 08, 2021