Canterbury

Canterbury

June 28, 2018

NxtGen Farming: making every drop matter 

How much water is too much or not enough? Using innovative technology to farm for the future by finding the irrigation sweet spot 

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February 26, 2018

Summer nights under the stars teach Darfield kids valuable lessons

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. 

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February 13, 2018

Blown away by passion and dedication

New staff at Clandeboye excited about their future with the Co-op.

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February 12, 2018

New operators on board to meet rising global demand for cream cheese

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.

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December 06, 2017

Meet Rowdy Aitken

Rowdy by name, humble by nature.

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

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December 06, 2017

Outdoor Education Centre gets world class equipment

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

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November 22, 2017

Planting the Ashburton Hakatere River Trail

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.

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November 05, 2017

Meet the many in Canterbury

Meet some of the many in the region.

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October 27, 2017

Stirling Silverstream Effort

A 25-strong team of staff from Fonterra, Canterbury Waterway Rehabilitation Experiment (CAREX), Department of Conservation, Selwyn District Council, Environment Canterbury (ECan) and Wai-ora Forest Landscapes recently pitched in to help one of our Fonterra farmers plant around 400 plants along a spring on his farm.

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