Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor and journalist Rod Oram address the challenges of NZ farming in the context of climate change.
The HB Future Farming Trust will be hosting a free public forum on 11 August, 6:30pm at Toitoi, the Hawke's Bay Arts and Events Centre.
Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor, who also holds the Biosecurity, Rural Communities, Land Information, Trade and Export Growth portfolios, and Rod Oram, business journalist and Newsroom sustainability commentator, will discuss the future direction and challenges of NZ/HB agriculture in the context of climate change and engage with our evening's audience.
Local winemaker Steve Smith will moderate the evening. Steve has served as Chancellor of Lincoln University, chaired the Sustainable Food and Fibres Future Fund, and was Ministerial appointee to the Primary Sector Council.
Sponsored by the Hastings District Council, Napier Port and Bayleys Country.
Presented by Sara Keenan, this webinar focuses on:
- Ingredients for a resilient platform of success
- The importance of environment on habit change and goal achievement
- Strategies to transform self sabotage into success
Sara is a Business Customer Experience Facilitation Manager at ASB Bank. Her background encompasses leadership and coaching, and training effectiveness and time management all at levels and industries.
This webinar is brought to you by ASB and Dairy Women’s Network.
Summer last season was particularly challenging and many farmers have had a tough winter; feed reserves are low and supplement prices are high. Everyone is now thinking about how they can best prepare to cope with this year’s dry summer conditions.
Join us for a live on-line chat where Matthew Zonderop and Wade Bell (Pioneer) will discuss:
Matthew is 50:50 sharemilking 400 crossbred cows in a system 1 at Te Poi, Waikato, and grows maize, turnips and chicory.
Plus much more!
Presentation on seasonal results to date
Guest speakers relevant to topical items in the dairy indsutry.
Presentation on seasonal results to date.
Guest speakers relevant to topical items in the dairy industry.
Join us for an evening of inspiration and celebration with Wendy Petrie, as she shares her stories around keeping focused through challenging times in her down-to-earth approach to life.
For 14 years Wendy anchored TVNZ’s flagship 1 News programme, becoming the face of New Zealand television. After losing her job in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic she has adapted to host, chair and speak at summits and conferences that focus on building resilience. But she hasn’t gone far from television, filling in on a variety of shows from Breakfast to Seven Sharp and Tonight, enjoying the freedom to show more of her personality.
Grab your friends, family, or farm team for an evening off-farm as we celebrate the end of the year and recognize inspiration and excellence at grass roots with the announcement of the 2022 DWN Regional Leader of the Year award, supported by FMG.
Then dance the night away with entertainment from a local DJ.
This evening is brought to you by Work Safe.
Time: 6.00pm Arrival | 6.30pm Start
Proper care and nutrition for today’s calves can set tomorrow’s cows up for a lifetime of high performance.
Feel prepared and ready for the calf rearing season as Natalie Hughes (SealesWinslow) and Natalie Chrystal (AgriVantage) take you through best practice to maximise calves’ potential right from Day 1.
With expo stands from sector organisations around the room, there will be plenty of experts in animal care and nutrition to call on for advice, all under one roof. You’ll also receive tools and tips to support you and your teams’ nutrition.
If you have farm-specific challenges, you will have the chance to book Natalie Hughes or Natalie Chrystal for a 10-minute problem solving slot after the expo. To be booked on the day.
Attendees will receive:
Is this event for me?
This expo is for anyone with an invested interest in raising happy and healthy calves, and in supporting their wellbeing and the wellbeing of their team during the calving season.
What topics will be covered?
Please note: there is a $20 fee payable upon registration.
This expo is brought to you by SealesWinslow and AgriVantage.
We are proud supporters of Dairy Tomorrow. This expo helps to:
This conference is about you. Learning from the wisdom of other women and making bold decisions. Equipping yourselves with the resources to create a brighter future. Telling your stories with pride. Celebrating the work of other women, and making new connections.
It’s your farm, your business, your community and your sector. And we are with you every step of the way. Together, let’s continue to move towards a brighter, braver and bolder future.
We are #BrighterBraverBolder.
Have you ever attended a conference just for you? An event that recognises your need for professional development, personal wellbeing, connection, celebration, learning and networking opportunities, while coffee and bubbles flow?
You belong within a sector full of strength, courage and individuality. Join us in May 2023 for the DWN Brighter. Braver. Bolder conference, as we celebrate our journey so far and look forward to the future.
Through interactive workshops, keynote speakers, breakfasts, dinners and so much more, we are making sure that you are equipped with the tools to face challenges, make bold decisions with confidence, support your farm businesses and – most of all – be proud to be farming during an undeniably challenging time.
Join us to celebrate the announcements of the 2023 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year and Dairy Women's Network Regional Leader of the Year.
Watch this space for event information still to come