Our Choice: Better Farming, Better Business, Better Future on March 13, 2024 in Tauranga, New Zealand

Our Choice: Better Farming, Better Business, Better Future on March 13, 2024 in Tauranga, New Zealand

Our Choice: Better Farming, Better Business, Better Future

Join us for the Agri Summit of the year! Immerse in agri-innovation, insights from leaders, and network for a sustainable future.

MC – Alastair Rhodes CEO Bay Trust

Why Change?

Why do we need to change?

By Dr Tanira Kingi - Dr. Tanira, Emeritus Scientist at Scion and Director at Landcorp Farming (Pamu), boasts a rich career spanning almost 30 years. As a 'science pragmatist,' he excels in integration.

Farmers Leading Farmers – Catchment Remediation from the Paddock to the Plate

By Dr Mandy Bell - Experienced director, farmer, and business owner in the primary sector, veterinary, biotec and tourism industries. Her focus is One Health, the optimal integrated health of water, ...

The solution for Bobbies and Low Carbon Beef

By Alan McDermott - Alan McDermott co-founded Pearl Pastures Ltd with Julia Galwey in 2020, receiving the Market Leader Award at the 2023 Beef+Lamb NZ Awards for their Pearl Veal brand. Pearl Pasture.

Can we be the farmers market that is sought after by the world?

By Dr Julie McDade - Julie's professional journey is a dynamic blend of corporate communication and veterinary expertise. Beginning with Turner Broadcasting System, she navigated the corporate commu...

Farmers Finding the Sweet Zone

By Richard Fowler - Richard is a third generation Bay of Plenty farmer. He grew up on a post WWII ballot farm in Paengaroa where his parents still live. Along with his wife Amy, they now farm dairy,...

The 20 Journey towards lower footprint farming at Pukekauri

By John Burke - John, former CEO and shareholder of Te Awanui Huka Pak, brings agri-business acumen. He managed the Kiwifruit Vine Health body against Psa threats and led a Comvita NZ project provin...

Farmers feed their community first

By Dayna Rowe - Dayna grew up on the family Dairy farm, went to university to study acting but was called back to the land very quickly. She is now contract milking with her Finance Sam on the family ...

Lower Footprint + Nature Positive Farming = Healthier Catchments

The Interconnectedness of our Systems

By Rob Mc Gowan (Pa Ropata) - Rob McGowan QSM would like New Zealanders to be more connected to their land – its trees, plants, birds and animals. It’s been his mission for decades, and he says now ...

Recloaking Papatuanuku – Can NZ Lead the World with nature positive farming?

Our Catchment, Our Farm, Our Vision

Right Forest, Right Place, Ensuring Sustainable Land Use in our Catchments

By Te Kapunga Dewes - Te Kapunga (T.K) Dewes of Ngati Porou, Te Arawa and Te Whakatohea has twenty years’ senior management experience in the forestry, wood processing, and manufacturing sectors. Te...

Why our Animals need to be at the Heart of our Business

By Dr Helen Beattie - Helen was the NZ Vet Association’s Chief Veterinary Officer – At the NZVA , her role was one of national level advocacy, leadership and politicking on behalf of the veterinary p...

Why our Banks will Support Farmers to be doing the right thing

By Jacqui Macalister - Director of Sustainable Finance at BNZ. Jacqui is a collaborative, mission-driven leader with two decades experience leading sustainability transitions in the finance and business.

How the New Coalition - our farmers are on the Front Foot to be Global Leaders

Agricultural Minister/ Assoc Minister

Panel Questions & Answers

Panel – What do we need to stay ahead of the game - NZ Agriculture in 2030.

Alastair Rhodes CEO Bay Trust – Wrap up.

Name: Wai-Kokopu
Website: http://www.wai-kokopu.org.nz
Address: 879 Old Coach Road RD 6 Pongakawa Te Puke

Wai Kōkopu, the community-led programme to replenish and revitalise the health of the Waihī Estuary.
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