High Country


In recent times Federated Farmers High Country has been strategically involved in several pest-related issues and was instrumental in bringing changes to the Biosecurity Act. Among other things, this saw the introduction of the “good neighbour” principle being applied to Government agencies.

Federated Farmers High Country represents the interests of South Island high country farmers through their industry group executive, headed by Chairperson.

What's been happening

Proposed Regulations for the transport of live animals from New Zealand

Posted on 19/05/2016
Federated Farmers Submission on the Proposed Regulations for the transport of live animals from New Zealand MPI Discussion paper No: 2016/3

Oil and Gas Exploration activities on Private Land

Posted on 26/09/2017
Oil & gas: exploration activities on private land - minimum impact activity

High Country Contacts

Andrew Paterson

High Country Industry Group Committee Central Otago
T: 034473573
M:
E: andrew.matakanui@xtra.co.nz

Andrew Simpson

High Country Industry Group Committee South Canterbury
T: 036806834
M:
E: andrew@thecairns.co.nz

Bob Douglas

Regional Policy Advisor (High Country)
T: 036884096
M: 021622822
E: bdouglas@fedfarm.org.nz

Geoffrey Young

High Country Industry Group Committee Southland
T:
M: 0274474396
E: gayoung@farmside.co.nz

Ian Anderson

High Country Industry Group Committee North Otago
T: 034312586
M:
E: benledi@netspeed.net.nz

Randall Aspinall

High Country Industry Group Committee Otago Lakes
T: 034437155
M:
E: mtaspiringstation@farmside.co.nz

Rob Stokes

High Country Industry Group Vice-chairperson
T: 033124362
M:
E: rstokes@xtra.co.nz

Simon Williamson

High Country Industry Group Chairperson & Provincial President Federated Farmers North Otago
T: 034389580
M: 0212859303
E: simon@glenbrookstation.co.nz

Willy Ensor

High Country Industry Group Committee Mid-Canterbury
T: 033185874
M:
E: redcliffs@ensors.nz