Doing Good Together

In the Community

As a co-operative of 9,000 farming families, we know just how much good can come from working together.

Which is why we’re working with partners right across the country to put good quality nutrition in the hands of those who need it most, to protect and regenerate the environment for future generations, and to provide the care and support that keeps our communities strong. Because a better Aotearoa comes from doing good together.

Our Hero Programmes and Partnerships

Volunteers packaging Anchor products for New Zealand communities
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Feeding New Zealand Communities

Feeding New Zealand Communities is a partnership between Fonterra, Feed Out and New Zealand Food Network.

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Supporting Mental Health & Wellbeing in Rural Communities  

Fonterra has partnered with the Rural Support Trust to support their work in communities. 

Rural Support Trust have been part of rural communities since 1980's, they support farmers through 1:1 support, adverse events and community events 

Fonterra Hapori programme planting
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Its through Hapori meaning community, kinship &  coming together for a common cause that we intend to make impact in our regional communities. Our regional Hapori committee's partners with the Local Community Foundations to make meaningful impact.

A better Aotearoa comes from Doing Good Together

At the heart of our communities

We support a wide range of initiatives & projects throughout regional New Zealand.  These include school groups, educational groups, charitable trusts, sports clubs and local emergency services for a wide range of environmental, community and health and safety initiatives.


Here's how we're working together to help put good quality nutrition in the hands of those who need it most, protect and regenerate the environment for future generations and provide care and support that keeps our rural communities strong.

Supporting flood-affected Kiwis

In response to the devastating floods that hit the North Island of New Zealand last week, Fonterra has been supporting key community groups on the front-line giving assistance to affected kiwis.

Supporting our farmers and communities after Cyclone Gabrielle

For many of our farmers and communities in the North Island of New Zealand, the impact of Cyclone Gabrielle has been significant and widespread.

Delivering Fonterra goodness to the Darfield community

As the Christmas season in New Zealand was coming into full swing, employees at Fonterra’s manufacturing sites were dedicated to delivering dairy goodness to tables across the globe.

Proud Employer of Fire and Emergency Volunteers

As New Zealand’s biggest employer of volunteer firefighters, we’re proud to have our contribution to the communities we live and work in recognised by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ).