Upcoming Events

Norwood NZ Rural Sports Awards

Enjoy a night out at the inaugural Norwoods New Zealand Rural Sports Awards Dinner. Launched to celebrate sporting excellence among New Zealand’s largely unsung rural athletes. The awards are sponsored by CB Norwood Distributors and presented by the New Zealand Rural Games Trust together with strategic partner, Federated Farmers of New Zealand.

Double gold Olympic medalist Mahe Drysdale is guest speaker and Jamie MacKay is MC. Entertainment at the awards dinner comes from country-pop star, Jody Direen. Now based in Australia, Jody was nominated for three 2016 Foxtel CMC Awards and last year won both the Country Music Awards New Zealand (CMANZ) Female Artist of the Year.

The dinner will take place on Friday, 10 March 2017 at the Awapuni Function Centre.
Tickets are $1,200 + GST  for a table of eight and includes food, beverages and entertainment. Tickets are limited and are selling fast. Get in quickly to secure your table.

Please contact James on 027 434 9090


Future Farms Conference 2017

Federated Farmers is pleased to be strategic partners of the Future Farms Conference 2017.  It demonstrates our commitment to leadership in the primary sector and how we support our members build better businesses in a competitive world.  New Zealand farmers are famous for their innovative solutions to the challenges they face.  The NZ Future Farms Conference addresses the key issues for farmers looking into innovation, sustainability, the consumer and the future of farming. A post conference masterclass is also offered to farmers to enable hands on guidance for on farm governance. A must attend for farmers in 2017!


Members of Federated Farmers can pay just $199* to attend the two-day Future Farms Conference. To claim this special price, please use the special on-line booking code RURAL17 at www.conferenz.co.nz/futurefarms

*Pricing applies to those persons whose primary full time role is farmer owner-operator.