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Waikato-BoP

Agribusiness Growth Group

Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Atiamuri

Contact Aaron DUGGAN: Lead Farmer
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Central Bay of Plenty

Contact Warwick Murray: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Central Plateau Discussion group

Contact Ginny Dodunski: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Huntly RMPP

Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Kawakawa Bay Action Group

Contact James Mc Lean: Lead Farmer
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Active
Areas of Interest
  • Animal breeding & genetics
  • Feed management
  • Pasture management
Objective
To establish resilient farm systems in the Kawakawa Bay district that provide certainty for farmers in the face of a volatile climate

King Country

Contact Libby Wood: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

King Country - New Opportunities

Contact John Stantiall: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

King Country AgFirst

Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Mangaotaki

Contact Shaun Carter: Lead Farmer
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Mangatangi Farmers Sub Catchment

Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Active
Areas of Interest
  • Business planning
  • Environmental issues and management
  • Health and wellbeing
Objective
To establish sustainable Farm systems in the Mangatangi catchment that allows profitable farming, whilst having positive outcomes for soil, water, biodiversity and Climate change values. To network a group of like-minded farmers and develop Farm Environment plans.

Matata Action Group

Contact Jarrod Godfrey: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Active
Areas of Interest
  • Business planning
  • Environmental issues and management
  • Pasture management
Objective
(1) grow and / or harvest more grass; (2) understand how new environmental restrictions apply to farms in the Matata District; (3) learn how to plan better for adverse events such as droughts etc.

Matiere

Contact Warwick Murray: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Mid Northern Romney RMPP Group

Contact Megan McCall: Connector
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Complete
Areas of Interest
  • Animal breeding & genetics
Objective
The common area of interest is genetics and breeding of rams for the commercial farming tier of the sheep industry. All of the group members are Romney breeders. They all want to familiarize themselves with new technologies and breeding methods, treating this as an opportunity to modernize and transfer knowledge about genetics to their ram buyers.

Ngaroma

Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

North Waikato Farm Business Group

Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Ongarue

Contact Joel Fraser: Lead Farmer
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Profit and Healthy rivers

Contact Jeremy Leigh: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Regenerative action te Moana a Toi

Contact John King: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Regenerative Ag Waikato

Contact Trudy van den Broek: Lead Farmer
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Te Akau

Contact Derek Bregmen: Lead Farmer
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Te Kuiti

Contact Peter Keeling: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Te Pahu RMPP

Contact Phil Weir: Member - Unassigned
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Complete
Areas of Interest
  • Animal performance
  • Feed management
  • Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To understand and better manage pasture and animal performance on farm through exposure to experts and to other farm businesses in the area.

Tokirima

Contact Tim Neeson: Lead Farmer
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Waiotahe Water Care Group

Contact Jed Watson: Lead Farmer
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Waitanguru

Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

West Coast

Contact Peter Keeling: Facilitator
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

whitehall

Contact brendan kavanagh: Lead Farmer
Region Waikato-BoP
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Active
Areas of Interest
  • Animal performance
  • Environmental issues and management
  • Feed management
Objective
To fully understand and investigate high performance systems that can be operated in the Whitehall district, and build resilience into farm systems

National

Chatham Islands RMPP Group

Contact Ruby Mulinder: Facilitator
Region National
Membership Closed

Nationwide Farmer Thinkers

Contact Heather Collins: Facilitator
Region National
Membership Closed

Speckle Park Beef Ltd

Contact Mark Grace: Lead Farmer
Region National
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Complete
Areas of Interest
  • Animal breeding & genetics
  • Business planning
  • Livestock health & welfare
Objective
To collectively develop a world class Speckle Park export agribusiness within 3 years.

Waikato/Bay of Plenty

Northland

Back to basics

Region Northland
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Active
Areas of Interest
  • Animal breeding & genetics
  • Animal performance
  • Feed management
Objective
Increase profitability from on-line learning and applying back to basics management principles

Carbon farming

Contact Bob Bull: Lead Farmer
Region Northland
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Complete
Areas of Interest
  • Environmental issues and management
  • Managing our soils
Objective
Improve knowledge and skills to enable farmers to introduce carbon farming into their farm systems profitably

Far North Bull Beef Growers

Region Northland
Membership Closed

Farm Transition/Succession

Region Northland
Membership Closed

Holistic Soils

Contact Gary Hayman: Lead Farmer
Region Northland
Membership Closed

Kaipara Sheep and Beef

Contact Philip Leaf: Lead Farmer
Region Northland
Membership Closed

last sheep standing

Contact Garth Riddle: Facilitator
Region Northland
Membership Closed

More pasture and crop eaten - MOPACE

Contact James Donaldson: Lead Farmer
Region Northland
Membership Closed

Northland Dairy Beef Group

Region Northland
Membership Closed

Pāmu Northland Group

Contact Luke Bridge: Lead Farmer
Region Northland
Membership Closed

Regenerative Ag Kaipara

Contact John King: Facilitator
Region Northland
Membership Closed

smarter not harder

Contact pien VINK: Lead Farmer
Region Northland
Membership Closed

Waikato-Bay of Plenty

Gisborne

Business planning and diversification

Region Gisborne
Membership Closed

Diversifying the farm business

Contact Johnny & Pip Williams: Lead Farmer
Region Gisborne
Membership Closed

East Coast Hill Country Farming

Region Gisborne
Membership Closed

maximizing profitability to achieve succession goals

Region Gisborne
Membership Closed

maximizing profitability to achieve succession goals - group 2

Contact Paul Gow: Lead Farmer
Region Gisborne
Membership Closed

Trial and Era

Contact Warren Milligan: Lead Farmer
Region Gisborne
Membership Closed

Wairoa Beef

Contact Nigel Tomalin: Lead Farmer
Region Gisborne
Membership Closed

Hawkes Bay

ANZCO Action Network Group 3

Contact Simon Beamish: Lead Farmer
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Beef Productivity

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Bush Cash Kings Action Group

Contact Michelle Brown: Lead Farmer
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Central Hawkes Bay Red Meat action group

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

CHB Building Efficiency into Farm Systems

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

CHB Environmental Group

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

CHB People in Farming Action Group

Contact Ben Tosswill: Lead Farmer
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Farming in the Ruakituri Valley

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Feed Planning

Contact John Stantiall: Facilitator
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Hawkes Bay Young Guns

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Improve MEP

Contact Camille Flack: Facilitator
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Mahia Action Group

Contact Sue OBrien: Lead Farmer
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Mangaone Catchment Group 1

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Mangaone Catchment Group 2

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Complete
Areas of Interest
  • Environmental issues and management
  • Growing crops
  • Managing our soils
Objective
Linking actual data to operational outcomes to achieve a continuous improvement environmental effect while farming profitably and sustainably.

Mangaone Catchment Group 3

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Millennials into farm ownership

Contact Robbie Hill: Lead Farmer
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

MOA: Distinction not Extinction

Contact Camille Flack: Facilitator
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Planning for Performance Hawkes Bay

Contact Matt Truebridge: Lead Farmer
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Sheep Performance

Contact Charlie Graham: Lead Farmer
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Sustainable High Performance Farming

Contact Greg Tattersfield: Facilitator
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Taharua River

Contact Debbie Care: Facilitator
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Tukipo Catchment Care

Contact Colin Tyler: Facilitator
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Vet Services Environmental

Contact Dave Warburton: Facilitator
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Waikonini Catchment Group

Contact Michael Hindmarsh: Lead Farmer
Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Waitahora Sub-Catchment

Region Hawkes Bay
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Active
Areas of Interest
  • Environmental issues and management
  • Managing our soils
Objective
To improve the overall catchment water quality, as a generational improvement with the objective to have the Waitahora catchment capable of potable drinking water.

Wairarapa

ANZCO Action Network Group 2

Contact Richard n Emma Lawson: Lead Farmer
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Inspirational People and Business

Contact Ed Harrison: Facilitator
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Manawatu/Wairarapa: lucerne-clover

Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Masterton Group 1

Contact Delwyn Pringle: Facilitator
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Masterton Group 2

Contact Delwyn Pringle: Facilitator
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Pongaroa Action Group

Contact Rachel Joblin: Lead Farmer
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Regenerative farmers Wairarapa

Contact Kurt Portas: Lead Farmer
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Ruahine Rutbusters action group

Contact Pauline & Dean Wardle: Lead Farmer
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Tararua Business Management Action Group

Contact Eugene Pitt: Lead Farmer
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

The Futures

Contact Geordie Mccallum: Facilitator
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

The Learning Committee

Contact Alex Gibson: Lead Farmer
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Wairarapa Croppers and Traders

Contact Geordie Mccallum: Facilitator
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Wairarapa Producer Group

Contact Pattie O'Boyle: Lead Farmer
Region Wairarapa
Membership Closed

Taranaki/Manawatu

AgriTourism Action Group

Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Complete
Areas of Interest
  • Business planning
  • Environmental issues and management
  • Financial management
Objective
To investigate existing Farm Tourism business ventures to evaluate profitability relative to the main farming operation while concurrently investigating new technologies and ideas and getting a better understanding of environmental, business/farm and risk management factors that could help or hinder each farm tourism business.

Alfredton Action Network Group

Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

ANZCO North Island Central Action Group

Contact Alan McDermott: Facilitator
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Awapuni Beef Calf Producers

Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Complete
Areas of Interest
  • Animal breeding & genetics
  • Animal performance
  • Feed management
Objective
Group objective: getting the most out of the beef component of the business.

AWHI Farms

Contact Andrew Beijeman: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Complete
Areas of Interest
  • Animal breeding & genetics
  • Animal performance
  • Environmental issues and management
Objective
Improve Profitability and efficiency on farm while being sustainable

BackRoad

Contact Gabby Harvey: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Feilding Beef Calf Producers

Contact Luke Cosgrove: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Complete
Areas of Interest
  • Animal breeding & genetics
  • Animal performance
  • Livestock health & welfare
Objective
Group objective: getting the most out of the beef component of the business.

Feilding Calf Rearing

Contact Juan Klue: Facilitator
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Feilding Finishers Group

Contact Kristy Staples: Facilitator
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Hunterville/Taihape

Contact Jason Robb: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Improving Profit

Contact John Stantiall: Facilitator
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

King Country Sustainable Farm Business Group

Contact Alan Blake: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Lower Manawatu beef

Contact Dax Harris: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Manawatu Increase Profit

Contact John Stantiall: Facilitator
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Morrison's Misfits

Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Rangiwahia

Contact Murray Curtis: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Regenerative Farming Eastern Taranaki

Contact Cynthia Northcote: Facilitator
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Active
Areas of Interest
  • Animal performance
  • Environmental issues and management
  • Managing our soils
Objective
This action group, based in eastern Taranaki hill country aims to understand how regenerative agriculture practices and principles can be incorporated into farming hill country, and explore land use options and potential markets.

South Taranaki

Contact Karl Berquist: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Group Plan 1

Active
Areas of Interest
  • Animal performance
  • Financial management
  • Pasture management
Objective
To create a trusted network of farmers that share real ideas and performance

Taihape - BakerAg

Contact Andrew Bennett: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed

Taihape 1

Contact Jacqui Cottrell: Lead Farmer
Region Taranaki/Manawatu
Membership Closed