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.


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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.

December 15, 2017

NZMP, Fonterra’s dairy ingredient business, has recently set up a medical nutrition and healthy ageing division to develop science-based solutions that help to treat people who are suffering malnutrition, cancer and other diseases, as well as to help people age in good health.

December 06, 2017

Rowdy by name, humble by nature.

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

December 06, 2017

The Boyle River outdoor education centre no longer has to rely on its closest neighbour for help in case of an emergency.

November 22, 2017

Over 100 volunteers from Environment Canterbury, Ashburton District Council, Fonterra and others descended on the Ashburton Hakatere River Trail to help plant around 500 trees along the riverbank.

November 19, 2017

Fonterra farmers are opening their gates and giving thousands of people from across New Zealand the chance to visit a farm, in what’s set to be one of the country’s biggest ever community open days.