Like crackers and cheese, some things are just better together.
From our home in Aotearoa, New Zealand, we work together to make high-quality dairy products that are sold all over the world. Helping us every day is a global team of good sorts with firm roots in Aotearoa.
We’re everyday people doing good things together.
Check out some stories of our amazing people being good together.
Rod Rutherford– a tanker operator from Fonterra Tirau, had his world turned upside-down 12 months ago, after a cough led to a diagnosis of stage 4 cancer.
April 11, 2022
Diversity is a very important part of Fonterra and we’re always on the look-out for more women to get behind the wheel of our tankers
October 14, 2021
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).
October 07, 2021
For Kiwis, there’s nothing quite like a splash of fresh Anchor Milk in your morning cuppa. Think milk, butter, yoghurt and cream – our Anchor products are staples in cupboards and fridges right across New Zealand.
September 13, 2021
When the going gets tough, getting active in nature is a proven method of improving mental health, which is how Surfing for Farmers was started, to give farmers an outlet away from the pressures of work.
September 09, 2021
Solving the challenge of plastics and recycling requires a multi-pronged approach and our Sustainability team recently partnered with the Soft Plastics Recycling scheme.
September 01, 2021
The Co-op is changing the way it’s supporting working parents by expanding parental leave benefits for New Zealand-based employees.
July 30, 2021
When Fonterra farmers were impacted by devastating floods that hit the Canterbury region in May, the Co-operative’s Emergency Response Team swung into action.
July 14, 2021
When Temuka-based farmer Hamish Pearse suffered a devastating fire in his milking shed in February he witnessed first-hand the benefits of the co-operative spirit of his neighbours, friends and Fonterra.
June 08, 2021
A profitable dairy farm doesn't have to come at the cost of the environment, say South Taranaki dairy farmers Jane and Damian Roper.
May 03, 2021
The battle of Fonterra’s new milk tanker trailers has begun. Three prototypes are being tested on our roads season to see which one performs best. While two of the trailers were designed and built by transport engineering companies, the third is the brainchild of one of the Co-operative’s own tanker operators, Bill Groves.
April 07, 2021
Inclusivity and Innovation key to success. With more than 40 different ethnicities across a team of nearly 400 and 14 different languages spoken by our leaders across site alone, our team at the FRDC truly is a culturally diverse bunch.
December 11, 2020
When farmers have a beautiful property they’re proud of, sometimes they just want to share it with the world, and what better way to do that than playing host to one of the biggest women-only multi-sport events in the world.
December 07, 2020
A truck pulls up to the cow shed, a pretty normal scene on a rural New Zealand dairy farm, but it’s not a tanker here to pick up the milk – it’s a delivery truck full of magazines.
November 20, 2020
Fonterra’s Health and Wellbeing team have proven they’re industry-leading, winning the WorkSafe New Zealand best initiative to address a work-related health risk at the New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards.
November 18, 2020
With one and a half decades of experience in cheese making, Cathy Lang knows her stuff when it comes to cheese and is excited to be involved in NZ Trade and Enterprise’s international “Made with Care” campaign.
October 21, 2020