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Fonterra farmers to the fore at NZ Dairy Awards

Fonterra farmers continued their strong history in the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards, winning all three national titles at a gala dinner in Auckland.

May 15, 2023


Taranaki farmer named 2023 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year

Taranaki farmer Donna Cram has been announced as the 2023 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year.

May 04, 2023

New Zealand

Methane JV "now open for business"

Established in February, the Centre for Climate Action Joint Venture is now open for business and has appointed an experienced Board of Directors chaired by Sir Brian Roche.

April 06, 2023


Co-op suppliers win 80% of 2023 regional dairy awards

Fonterra farmers have claimed more than three quarters of the 2023 regional New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards titles.

March 28, 2023


World Water Day: How we are protecting and conserving water across the Co-op

March 22nd is World Water Day, with the global theme ‘Accelerate Change’, focusing on how everyone has a part to play to protect water.

March 22, 2023


Award winning farming for a sustainable future

Martin Bennett has been a dairy farmer for nearly half a century so he’s seen his fair share of change in the industry over that time.

February 27, 2023


The International Dairy Forum Association (IDFA), Florida

The annual forum, hosted in sunny Florida, brings together more than 1,000 dairy leaders to connect with other industry leaders, advance their knowledge and discover new perspectives on issues that are important to our industry.

February 13, 2023


Plantain partnership delivers promising results

A research partnership our Co-op is a key member of has found that feeding cows plantain could reduce nitrogen leaching from dairy farms by 20-60%.

February 09, 2023

New Zealand

Fonterra partners with Government and industry to tackle on farm emissions

Fonterra will contribute up to $50 million over the next four years in a public private partnership that’s working to find a solution to biogenic methane.

December 07, 2022