Presented by Mark Leishman, Point of View gets straight to the real issues affecting the rural sector, featuring guests that discuss and provide inside information for farmers and growers each week. You can catch the latest Point of View during the Agri-Business theme night on Friday evenings from 7:30pm.

Josh Comrie, Ceo at Ambit

Friday, 1 March at 7.30pm
Josh Comrie is an experienced entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of Ambit. Ambit is a Kiwi conversation platform company – and we’ll talk about what that is and how it’s affecting our rural communities.

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Michael Brooks, Executive Director at the Poultry Industry Assn

Friday, 8 March at 7.30pm
The Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand (PIANZ) represents the interests of more than 99% of poultry meat producers in New Zealand. It ensures that producers meet exacting standards in animal welfare, stockmanship and food safety.

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Michael Wan, Global Manager New Zealand Red Meat Story at Beef & Lamb NZ

Friday, 15 March at 7.30pm
The Red Meat Story is much more than just a brand and story. It also includes the development of the New Zealand National Farm Assurance Programme, an underpinning environment strategy, consumer and market insights and the identification of new pathways to market.

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John Blackwell, President at Federated Farmers Northland

Friday, 22 March at 7.30pm
Federated Farmers Northland represents local farmers’ views at three district councils and one regional council. Federated Farmers Northland’s concerns are about farm profitability and adverse climatic events.

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Howard De Klerk, Alltech NZ

Friday, 29 March at 7.30pm
Howard is a specialist nutritionist and dairy consultant with 30 years international and local experience. This includes a range from local low-input grass-based systems to high input TMR housed systems. He focuses on improving profitability rather than being production driven.

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Bailey Peryman, National Councillor and co-chareman at Soil & Health

Friday, 12 April at 7.30pm
The Soil & Health Association is the largest membership organisation supporting organic food and farming in New Zealand and one of the oldest organic organisations in the world, established in 1941. They are committed to advocating the maxim “Healthy Soil – Healthy Food – Healthy People” and to create an organic New Zealand.

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