The Big Deer Tour will experience an awesome full on week of activities as well as tasks and challenges with our tour hosts. We would like to thank the following industry partners for their contribution to the programme and for agreeing to host the group;
- Provelco, Christchurch
- Deer Milking Limited, Mt Somers
- Melior Venison, Fairlie
- Clayton Station, Fairlie
- South Canterbury / North Otago Deer Farmers Association Branch
- Abacusbio Limited, Dunedin
- Duncan NZ South Venison, Mosgiel
- AgResearch Invermay, Mosgiel
- Silver Fern Farms Head Office, Dunedin.
Congratulations to the following students who have been selected for 2022:
Hailing from Southland. Ella is an Otago University student currently studying in 3rd Year for a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Consumer Food Science.
Jessica is from Outram, just outside of Dunedin. She is currently at Lincoln University in the 3rd Year of a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Agriculture and Professional Accounting.
Harris is from the mighty Waikato and is studying 3rd year of a Bachelor of Agriculture Science major at Lincoln University.
A proud Canterbrian, Jeremy is at Lincoln University studying in 4th year for a Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours.
Megan Ross calls Northland home, she as studying at Massey University in the 4th year Bachelor of Food Technology (Honours) majoring in Food Process Engineering.
Sophie is from the Manawatu. She is in her 3rd year studying towards a Bachelor of Agricultural Science at Massey University.
Holly Broom comes from Southland. She is in her in a final 5th year of a Bachelor of Veterinary medicine at Massey University.
Suzie is from a deer farm in Alexandra in Central Otago. She is at Massey University in the 3rd year of a Bachelor of Animal Science major Genetics and Breeding degree.
The 2022 Big Deer Tour took place from Tuesday 19th to Friday 22nd April 2022. Click on the following link for a report of the week from participant Megan Ross - Big-Deer-Tour-2022-Report-Megan-Ross.pdf
This tour has been produced as part of the Passion2Profit programme, a Primary Growth Partnership co-funded by Deer Industry New Zealand and the Ministry for Primary Industries