Noticeboard | Issue 168

Aug 13, 2021

Meet the DINZ Board - Deer Farmer Meeting - Waikato - Tuesday 21 September, save the date!

Mark September 21 in your diaries to come along to meet with the DINZ Board and executive at an event hosted with the Waikato DFA. Time and place to be confirmed. You'll have the opportunity to watch a demonstration from DINZ chef Graham Brown, discuss current issues with the DINZ Board and executives and join in for a light meal.

An invitation will go out to all known deer farmers in the Waikato and surrounding areas soon.

Annual Branch Chairs Meeting - confirmed 11/12th of October

Branch Chairs: it's time to mark your diaries for the annual Branch Chairs Meeting in Wellington. It has been confirmed as Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th October at the Brentwood Hotel in Kilbirnie.

If you are unable to make it, please consider sending another committee member along to represent your branch. The New Faces programme will be running again with six places available on a first come-first served basis.

Further details will be sent out to you directly as they are confirmed

Next week - Stagline Online Special Edition

Keep an eye on your inboxes next week for a special edition of Stagline Online. The NZDFA Executive Committee sent a letter to the five venison marketing companies outlining our concerns around the venison schedule and requesting information on how each company resolved to restore venison production to profitability. We will share their responses with you next week.


Melior Genetics Ltd - Stud Deer Farm Vacancies

Melior are seeking new and enthusiastic team members to assist in the running of a high performing 490ha stud deer property:

  1. Position 1: 2IC Stud Deer Farm
  2. Position 2: Farm Assistant

Both positions available would suit individuals that are passionate about agriculture and keen to learn about or refine their skills in deer farming.

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Contact Sam Bishop - - for more information or to apply.

DINZ seeking a Producer Manager

Deer Industry New Zealand is seeking a Producer Manager. The role works closely with the NZDFA. Within DINZ, the Producer Manager's primary responsibility will be to provide a producer’s perspective on broader industry issues. The role will also organise industry events and represents the industry in a variety of working groups.

For more information or to apply, head to >>


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