Representing Nelson farmers

Federated Farmers Nelson represents local farmers' views at one district council, one city council and one combined council.

The main issues in our province are to do with Bio-diversity, Significant Natural Habitats, the level of rates and the interpretation of the Resource Management Act.

Provincial Executive Minutes
To view the latest Federated Farmers Nelson minutes click here

For more on policy in your region click here

Nelson Provincial Contacts

Martin O'Connor

M: 021 522 485


Steven Todd

Dairy Chairperson 
M: 021 773 407


Kerry Irvine

Meat & Wool Chairperson
T: 03 522 4244
M: 027 543 5424


Eloise Martyn

Provincial Secretary
M: 020 4184 2546

Harry Matthews

Provincial Sales & Engagement Advisor
T: 0800 327 646
M: 027 507 8901

Committee members

Julie Robilliard                
Tim Robilliard
Barbara Stuart
Les Hollyman



Link Members

Jenny Ridgen    
MPI Committee Liaison 
Richard Kempthorne               
Rural Support Trust Committee Liaison    
Barbara Stuart
Rural Women NZ Committee Liaison
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