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Entries for May 2019

23 May 2019

A staple of New Zealand farming history and agricultural education since 1964, Telford’s Balclutha campus extends over 921 hectares of with halls of residence and facilities, technical workshops (machinery, carpentry and welding), classrooms and livestock units.

23 May 2019

Unprecedented flooding in Franz Josef on March 26 washed away the Waiho Bridge leaving many farmers on the Southside struggling to re-establish fences and restore land.


Mark Patterson has requested help from both Telford staff and students advising Westland Mayor Bruce Smith yesterday that a van load of students will arrive at the Southside of the Waiho to lend a hand for the week.

23 May 2019

Southland farmers are struggling with the pressure as staffing shortages and climate change weigh heavy on their shoulders.

"The minister references going to Telford watching an exhibition of students learning to shear - there is no equivalence in teaching a room full of accountancy students compared to teaching all those practical skills that are needed on our farms, and the funding model absolutely needs to reflect that."

01 May 2019

Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand (MAINZ) students will get a taste of the real-world music industry when the entire organisation comes together this month for Collab Week to release an album in just five days.