Representing Marlborough farmers

Federated Farmers Marlborough represents local farmers' views at one district council and one regional council. The main issues in our province are to do with the impact of the economy, especially the last ten years of downturn. This leads onto problems with water availability, the level of rates and the Resource Management Act.

Federated Farmers Marlborough stands up on issues that affect farmers and their businesses. We are also very concerned about the low returns that farmers are getting for their products and are leaving no stone unturned in our campaign for fairer prices.

Locally we have a good relationship with the Marlborough District Council and we have also directly taken issues to central government. If your issue is property rights, the profitability of farming, rates, the Resource Management Act or any other farming issue then Federated Farmers is your advocate.

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Marlborough Provincial Contacts


Phillip Neal

T: 03 572 8695
M: 027 244 3971 

Evan White

Dairy Chairperson
T: 03 572 2592
M: 021 999 890

Scott Adams

Meat & Wool Chairperson
T: 0 357 28544


James Ward

High Country Chairperson 


Glenda Robb

Provincial Support
T: 03 572 9149 

Angela Johnston

Senior Policy Advisor, High Country
M: 021 518 271
Territory Manager
T: 0800 327 646