Author: Monique Webb

August 15, 2019

New Zealand’s primary industries face a continual threat of biosecurity breaches, but two University of Waikato chemistry students believe there could be natural ways to mitigate the risks posed by bacterial pathogens in agriculture. Claire Voogt and Taylor Farr, both studying for Master of Science degrees, are recipients of this year’s Sir Don Llewellyn Fieldays…

November 16, 2018

From the CEO It was a great privilege to recently attend the 28th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference held in Edmonton, Canada. As a member of the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth our Society values this relationship with the many like organisations across the Commonwealth, America’s and Europe. The theme of this year’s conference was “Connecting…

November 23, 2018

The Society held its annual dinner on Saturday 17 November. The evening is an annual tradition which recognizes and awards long serving staff and volunteers as well as recognising the years outstanding contributions. The event was very well attended by nearly 300 current and past staff, volunteers and members, coming along to help us celebrate….

November 27, 2018

Mystery Creek Events Centre will again prove its versatility as a venue by hosting the Scouts New Zealand 22nd Scout Jamboree from 28 December 2019 to 7 January 2020. “We are delighted to host the Scout Jamboree at Mystery Creek at the end of next year,” said Peter Nation, CEO of New Zealand National Fieldays…