Tasman & Nelson

If there was a standard for community-mindedness, Nelson Tasman would be gold-star. It’s where many people produce world-class milk powder and take special care of their environment.


Meet the many in Tasman & Nelson

Meet some of the many in Tasman & Nelson who support the farmers, build the plants, upgrade the plumbing and help produce the dairy goodness that’s loved around the world.


understand how TASMAN & NELSON Are improving water quality

February 27, 2018

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

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 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.

December 21, 2017

Three year 11 students from Golden Bay High School got a taste of what it’s like to work at Fonterra when the Co-op’s Takaka factory took part in the school’s Gateway work experience programme. 

December 21, 2017

Tractor operator, Sangster Contracting, Nelson.

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

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.

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.