Bay of Plenty Province

Federated Farmers Bay of Plenty has over 500 members in a region which extends from Katikati in the North to Galatea inland and Opotiki in the east. The province encompasses one regional council, one city council and three district councils. There are five active branches: Tauranga/Katikati, Te Puke, Manawahe, Whakatane/Galatea and Opotiki.

Federated Farmers Bay of Plenty aims to lead on local issues that could affect farming economically and in terms of sustainability. Farming faces challenging times and it is imperative that Federated Farmers has a strong membership to enable the province to be a leading advocate for rural people.

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Bay of Plenty Provincial Contacts

Darryl Jensen

President 
T: 07 533 1300
M: 021 332 216
E: waione@xtra.co.nz

Peter Overdevest

Dairy Chairperson 
T: 07 573 7098
M: 027 713 2372
E: tania.and.peter@farmside.co.nz

Richard Fowler

Sharemilkers' Section Chairperson 
M: 027 296 2345
E: fowlerr81@gmail.com

Alan Law

Sharemilker Farm Owners' Section Chairperson 
T: 07 304 9536
M: 027 417 1818
E: wyndlea@xtra.co.nz

Brent Mountfort

Meat & Fibre Chairperson 
T: 07 322 2040
M: 027 228 4558
E:  Mountfort@farmside.co.nz

Colin Mackinnon

Arable Chairperson
T: 07 308 0616
M: 0274 845 128
E: mackinnon@xtra.co.nz

David Blennerhassett

Arable Vice Chairperson 
T: 07 533 3671
E: kay.blenn@xtra.co.nz

Kim Cawte

Office Manager
T: 07 578 5039
M: 021 133 0709
E: bayofplenty@fedfarm.org.nz

Martin Meier

Senior Regional Policy Advisor
M: 021 110 3554
E: mmeier@fedfarm.org.nz

 

Territory Manager Bay of Plenty
T: 0800 327 646