Northland Stories


Delivering more than milk 

As parts of New Zealand are struggling with drought Fonterra is lending a hand where it can with milk tankers delivering water to desperate communities.

February 18, 2020


Community buzzing at Kauri Open Day

Read more about Fonterra's Open Day event at Kauri. Community members got to see how milk was processed at the site. Kauri processes up to three million litres of milk a day at peak.

April 10, 2018


Partnerships helping to restore Northland whitebait numbers

Forming partnerships with community groups and schools is an essential part of Fonterra’s efforts to protect and improve New Zealand’s environment.

November 29, 2017


Meet Roger and Jane Hutchings

Roger and Jane Hutchings are Fonterra dairy farmers that build habitats around their property for Kiwis. They were the 2014 Northland Ballance Environment Award winners. Learn more about the Hutchings on our TV ad, which you can find on our website.

November 28, 2017


Fighting Fires in Kamo now a little easier

Kamo Volunteer Fire Brigade say they can now cut through to the scene of a fire faster thanks to a grant from the Fonterra Grass Roots Fund.

November 10, 2017


KickStart Unsung Hero Award 2017

Volunteers Ani Milner and Lois Maunell from Kaikohe East School were the winners of the Unsung Hero Award!

September 26, 2017


Rare bird sighting at our Maungaturoto site

Fonterra's Maungaturoto manufacturing site in Northland, New Zealand has recently become home to a rare Australasian Bittern.

September 07, 2017


Traditional breakfast fuelling our kids

Traditional breakfast fuelling our kids with Weet-bix and milk has long been regarded as a strong start to a kiwi kid’s day. And it’s this traditional breakfast that has breakfast clubs around the country competing for the KickStart Breakfast Awards.

August 31, 2017


Changing lives with a backpack

A new pair of pyjamas and a toothbrush might not seem like much, but to a child in foster care it can mean everything.

July 29, 2017