BAgrSci (Hons) from Massey University, Kelloggs Rural Scholar (Lincoln University)


Board of Directors

First elected October 2019, re-elected October 2022, next election October 2025.

Tracy has been involved with leading environmental change for dairy through her roles as DairyNZ Dairy Environment Leaders chair, Ballance Farm Environment Awards Alumni chair and as a Dairy Women’s Network trustee.

Tracy has been dairying with husband Wynn on their Waikato farm ‘Tiroroa’ for 25 years. She has been leading environmental change for a decade, building relationships and empowering farmers to lead and find regional solutions.

Originally from Northland, Tracy lives near Matamata on a 700 cow, 310ha (240ha milking platform) system three farm ‘Tiroroa’ which won the Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Supreme Award in 2010. An AWDT ‘Escalator’ Alumni, she was a finalist in 2017 Westpac Women of Influence Awards and won a Sustainable Business Network’s ‘Sustainability Superstar’ award in 2018. She was recently appointed by Cabinet to the Freshwater Independent Advisory Panel.

Tracy began her career in agriculture as an economist at the NZ Meat and Wool Boards Economic Service, has a BAgrSci (Hons) from Massey University and is a Kelloggs Rural Scholar (Lincoln University).