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Fonterra launches plan to improve waterways

November 16, 2017

Co-operative announces ambitious water commitments; invites Kiwis to visit farms and see what’s being done to promote healthy rivers.

Fonterra partners with government on roadmap to low emissions future

November 14, 2017

Fonterra has joined the Ministry for the Environment to develop a roadmap to a low emissions future. The partnership is an example of how the private and public sectors can work together to accelerate New Zealand’s transition to a low carbon economy.  

Living Water adds weight to freshwater funding

August 16, 2017

Fonterra and the Department of Conservation’s (DOC) $20 million, 10-year Living Water partnership has helped secure $6.5m from the Ministry for the Environment to support freshwater improvement partnerships in Northland, Canterbury and Southland.

Fonterra announces ambition to restore 50 of New Zealand's freshwater catchments

July 06, 2017

Fonterra CEO, Theo Spierings, last night announced an ambition to restore 50 freshwater catchments, signalling the Co-op’s desire to take a leading role in improving New Zealand’s waterways.

Living Water Helps To Grow Local School Kids’ Green Thumb

May 31, 2017

Purua School in Northland is building a new nursery to grow native trees and plants, thanks to funding from Living Water, a partnership between Fonterra and the Department of Conservation (DOC).

Farmers set to benefit from new high-tech weather stations

May 10, 2017

Fonterra farmers will come together to trial innovative technology that will allow them to take insights from the weather and bring greater precision to New Zealand dairy farms.