Our Stories

Explore stories from our farmers and employees, about who we are and what we do in our local communities, regions, country and around the world.

February 22, 2018

Cheese process tester, Taranaki.
One of the many who contribute to dairy loved around the world.

February 20, 2018

Is there anything technology can’t do? It seems everyday something new pops up that makes our lives easier… and now one Taranaki dairy farmer has taken this to new heights, using a drone to get his cows in.

February 15, 2018

“Whenever we’re needed, we’re able to rally those troops. We’re able to get our guys together quite quickly, and get across and offer support that goes beyond Fonterra.” – Peter Laurent, Health & Safety, Risk and Projects Manager 

February 13, 2018

New staff at Clandeboye excited about their future with the Co-op.

February 12, 2018

With our global cream cheese sales up 24% on last year and demand still increasing, Fonterra’s Darfield site has welcomed 16 new employees who will operate the first of its two new cream cheese plants.

February 09, 2018

Lisa and Hamish Lile have hosted primary school children on their Otorohanga farm eight times over the last few years through DairyNZ’s Find a Farmer programme.

January 25, 2018

We support the work our farmers are doing to improve on farm sustainability through our Tiaki Sustainable Dairying Programme. 

December 27, 2017

Owner, High Tide Café, Oakura.

One of the many who contribute to dairy loved around the world.

December 21, 2017

Takaka residents have been given an early Christmas present, but unlike most gifts, it’s one the community hope they’ll never have to use.