Otago & Southland

In a part of NZ famous for cheese rolls and “r” rolls, it’s no surprise many people here contribute to making world-class cheddar and deliver it to the world.


Meet the many in Otago & Southland

From pasture to port, meet some of the many people in Otago & Southland who produce our milk and help deliver our world loved dairy across the globe.


understand how OTAGO is tackling water quality



understand how SOUTHLAND is improving water quality

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 

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 07, 2017

An interview with the Big Cheese.

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

November 27, 2017

Our farmers are doing valuable work to help improve the environment and this year a few of them were recognised for their achievements at the Southland Community Environment Awards.

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.

November 16, 2017

Fonterra today launched an ambitious plan to help improve the quality of New Zealand’s waterways.

November 09, 2017

How a pioneering farmer in Southland turned his idea of generating electricity from effluent into reality.

October 26, 2017

Edendale’s Volunteer Fire Brigade can now purchase a thermal imaging camera thanks to a grant from the Fonterra Grass Roots Fund.