People across New Zealand’s flattest region are flat out contributing to dairy. Alongside milk powder, butter and cheese, our internationally renowned stretchy Mozzarella begins its story in Canterbury.


Meet the many in Canterbury

In Canterbury meet some of the many who care for the cows and help deliver dairy goodness to the local community and the world.


understand how CANTERBURY is improving water quality

April 17, 2018

New data indicates that the on-going work by farmers to protect our waterways is beginning to show.

April 16, 2018

The Edgecumbe Volunteer Fire Brigade, a team who deal with devastation every day, have been awarded the Supreme Award at the Trustpower National Community Awards.

April 13, 2018

How Fonterra is helping keep Gore’s newest residents warm and cosy this winter.

March 29, 2018

Soggy chips, limp salad or fully melted ice-cream, none of these sound particularly appealing but why not? The food is in essence the same – a limp Caesar salad contains the same ingredients as a crisp one and liquid ice cream has the same taste as its frozen self. The difference is texture, or the “mouth feel” of food.

March 28, 2018

Co-op farmers have once again enjoyed great success in this year’s New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIAs) with Fonterra suppliers winning 29 of the 33 regional titles.

March 19, 2018

Fonterra’s Logan Valli is gearing up for this year’s Fight for Kidz boxing match held on April 28, a bi-annual event that has raised more than half a million dollars since 2003.

February 27, 2018

Three Co-op farmers have been announced as the finalists for the 2018 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year award.

February 26, 2018

As most of us already know it’s been a hot summer, with temperatures above normal for many parts of the country. One place where they are making the most of the hot weather is the Canterbury town of Darfield where the community’s Scout group has been spending nights under the stars.