Good advice and support can make all the difference, this section covers training resources, support groups, crisis management, and opportunities for scholarships and internships.
Our regional teams work with farmers and their communities to help solve regional issues and build more resilient and competitive farm businesses. They have the technical and scientific information you need to help make your farm system more profitable and sustainable.
DairyNZ is committed to working with Māori farmers and communities. If you’re a farmer seeking support, contact Clinton Hemana - Kaiārahi Ahuwhenua, Māori Agribusiness Specialist, for all other Māori engagement and/or partnership queries, contact Sara Tairi – Kaiakiaki, Māori Development Advisor.
If you’re looking for information or support and don’t where to start, call 0800 4 DAIRYNZ, and our experienced, friendly team will connect you with the right DairyNZ resources or specialist who can help.
If concerns are raised about the wellbeing of livestock, our team is here to help. We’ll visit the farm to check the welfare of the animals, and the wellbeing of the farmer. If there is a genuine issue, we’ll support the farmer with an action plan and follow up visits. All calls to our freephone are confidential, 0800 4 324 7969.