Representing Tararua farmers

Federated Farmers Tararua represents local farmers' views at one district council and one regional council, the Tararua District Council and Horizons Regional Council The main issues in our province are concerned with with rates and how they are calculated. Environmental issues, especially water quality, are also a key concern for the Tararua province. The Horizons Regional Council's One Plan, the regional policy statement and regional plan, have a major influence on the Tararua.

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Tararua Provincial Contacts

Neil Filer

President and
Sharemilker Farm Owners' Section

T: 06 374 6445
M: 027 404 5787
E: neilorron@xtra.co.nz

Sally Dryland

Vice President and
Meat & Wool Chairperson 

T: 06 376 2740
M: 027 423 8997
E: sallyandchris@xtra.co.nz


Hamish Buchanan

Vice Chairperson Meat & Wool
E: monk.buchanan@gmail.com

Aaron Passey

Dairy Section Chairperson
T: 06 374 7793
M: 027 693 3951
E: passeyag@farmside.co.nz


Sandra Cordell

Vice Dairy Chairperson
T: 06 374 4890
E: cordell@farmside.co.nz

Nick Perry

Treasurer/ Secretary
E: perry.paddocks@inspire.net.nz

Tammy Cooper
Territory Manager

T: 0800 327 646
M: 027 217 6744
E: tcooper@fedfarm.org.nz