Hawke's Bay Region

Representing Hawke's Bay farmers

Federated Farmers Hawke's Bay represents local farmers' views to district councils and regional council. The councils tend to be farmer friendly, but dialogue is always an on-going issue. Federated Farmers Hawke's Bay's concerns are about farm profitability and adverse climatic events.

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Hawke's Bay Provincial Contacts


Jim Galloway

M: 027 362 5755
E: jim.nette@xtra.co.nz

Matt Wade

Vice President and
Dairy Chair

M: 027 245 5542
E: mattwade007@icloud.com


Ben Crosse

M: 027 487 7335


Anthea Yule

Meat & Wool Chair
P: 06 874 2852
E: farming@paranui.co.nz

Andrew Russell

Forestry Chair
E: andrew-r@outlook.com

Tim Aitken

Executive Member

Hugh Ritchie

Executive Member

Will Foley

 Executive Member

Sefton Alexander

Executive Member & Wairoa Representative

Karlia Fryer

Executive Member & Young Farmers Members
M: 027 342 6071

Hugh Abbiss

Executive Member & Young Farmers Members
M: 027 342 2477


Alex Morgan

Executive Officer
T: 06 845 3214
M: 021 038 3239
E: morganz@ruralkiwi.com

Rhea Dasent

Senior Policy Advisor
M: 021 501 817


Salli Baldock

Territory Manager
T: 0800 327 646
M:  021 521 230
The Federated Farmers style for staff and elected officials’ email addresses is – first initial surname@fedfarm.org.nz e.g. fdagg@fedfarm.org.nz