To help you find solutions for your business, we’ve brought together some new and interesting people to share their experiences and perspectives on tacking this challenge – discuss with the experts and share with like-minded and motivated dairy farming colleagues – what works and what doesn’t, along with new and novel ideas and practical tips and tricks.
Palmerston North - Thursday 22 February 2018 (event now closed)
Hear from wellness and wellbeing specialist Dana Carver from DairyNZ on staying well as a leader; practical tips and tricks to becoming an effective leader of your farm business from leadership consultant Maurice Batey (Principal CEO Group); Find out how to have the best employees apply for your job and retain them from Everest recruitment specialist, Tani Hansen.
Dunsandel - Thursday 22 March 2018 (event now closed)
Guest speakers include Crusaders personal development manager, Virginia Le Bas on what makes or breaks a team; Fonterra Manager of Social Responsibility Matt Trent on international trends on working hours; Stuart Taylor and Nick Bailey from Millennium Farming on how to achieve best performance per hour worked; Tani Hansen from Everest Consultants on giving your business the best chance to hire and retain the best people.
Waikato - Tuesday 10 April 2018 (event now closed)
All Blacks Assistant Coach, Ian Foster gives his perspective on what it takes to build a great team culture; Matt Trent, Manager of Social Responsibility with Fonterra covers international trends on rosters and hours worked; Scott Buckley, Waikato dairy farmer on how he changed the way his team works to reduce hours worked; Tani Hansen from Everest Consultants on giving your business the best chance to hire and retain the best people.
Stratford - Wednesday 11 April 2018 (event now closed)
Stuart Taylor, Manawatu dairy farmer and Millennium farming on how he realised he needed to change his farm culture. Matt Trent, Manager of Social Responsibility with Fonterra covers international trends on working hours, contract combinations, rosters and hours worked; Debbie Robertson, founder and Managing Director of Rural Safe gives a practical perspective on belief based safety and the difference it can make to you and your team.
Bay of Plenty - Tuesday 1 May 2018
Guest speakers include Team New Zealand Americas Cup cyclists and Olympic gold medal rower Joseph Sullivan on creating a great team culture and maintaining it under pressure. Debbie Robertson, founder and managing director of Rural Safe gives a practical perspective on belief based safety and the difference it can make to you and your team. Natalia Benquet, Canterbury consulting officer- DairyNZ on effective communication with a culturally diverse team.
Invercargill - Wednesday 9 May 2018
Speakers include Crusaders personal development manager, Virginia Le Bas on how to create a winning team culture; General Manager of the Pamu Academy Rebecca Keoghan on the Pamu journey towards a belief-based safety culture; Migrant skills retention specialist Fi McKay from MBIE on effective communication with a culturally diverse team.