Representing North Canterbury and Chatham Island farmers

Federated Farmers North Canterbury represents local farmers' views at five district councils and one regional council. The main issues in our province are to do with water, the basis on which rates are calculated and the way that the Resource Management Act (RMA) is being interpreted.

For more on policy in your region click here

North Canterbury Provincial Executive

Members click here for contact details or phone 0800 327 646 for assistance.

Karl Dean


Bex Green

Senior Vice President & Dairy Chair  

Chris Ford

Junior Vice President & Dairy Vice Chair 

Theo Sneek

Sharemilkers' Section Chair

Sara Black

Meat & Wool Chair

Jim Greenslade

High Country Chair

Linda Donnelly

Office Manager
T: 03 357 9450

Harry Matthews

Field Representative 

Staff Contact (lead & ECan issues):

Dr Lionel Hume

Senior Policy Advisor, Regional

Staff Contact (backup):

Emily McDonald

Policy Advisor, Regional
The Federated Farmers style for staff and elected officials’ email addresses is – first initial [email protected] e.g. [email protected]