Farming for the Future meeting in Martinborough, book now.

Farming for the Future
Seminar 2015
Tuesday, 9 June 2015
8.45am - 4.30pm
The Village Cafe, Martinborough
Following on from the hugely successful 2014 seminar, the South Wairarapa Biodiversity
Group is again bringing together farmers, their advisors and invited experts for an interactive
day focussed on building knowledge to support sustainable farming in Wairarapa.
Dr Alison Dewes - Lead Consultant at Headlands farm consultancy
The importance of resilience in the business of farming
Professor Russell Death - Professor of Freshwater Ecology at Massey University
Know the science of freshwater
Joseph Potangaroa - Author and tuna (eel) advocate
Reason to be proud of what lives in your farm streams
Phillip Percy - Director of environmental planning consultancy Perception Planning
Resilient farming businesses and the RMA
Leo and Rebecca Vollebregt - Dairy farmers & winners of the Supreme Balance
Farm Environment Award for 2015
The transition to a resilient dairy farming system in Wairarapa
Andrew Day - Sheep and beef farmer
Freshwater limits; implications for farm resilience
Bookings are essential - only 100 places available!
$35 per person - includes morning and afternoon tea and lunch
To find out more and register online go to
For further information or to register over the phone contact Heather Atkinson (06) 307 7383