About us

DairyNZ is the organisation that represents all New Zealand dairy farmers. We invest dairy farmers’ levy funds into practical on-farm tools, science, resources, support, and advocacy to ensure farmers have a profitable, sustainable, and competitive future.

Board of Directors & Chief Executive

If you wish to speak to our CE Tim Mackle, any of our board members, or staff, please arrange this through our media advisors.

Ben Allomes
Director – Farmer elected

Colin Glass
Director – Farmer elected

Elaine Cook
Director – Farmer elected

Helen Anderson
Director – Independent

Jacqueline Rowarth 
Director – Farmer elected 

Jo Coughlan 
Director – Independent 

Peter Schuyt
Director – Independent

Tim Mackle
Chief executive