Farmers reminded to vote for DairyNZ board

18 October 2019

It’s time for levy paying dairy farmers to cast their votes in DairyNZ’s Board of Directors election. Voting closes 12noon Monday, October 21.

This year eight dairy farmer candidates are standing for election to DairyNZ’s board. Along with the farmer-elected director election, there are several votes for farmers to make. returning officer Anthony Morton says voting closes before DairyNZ’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Hamilton on Tuesday, October 22.

“Levy paying dairy farmers have the opportunity to vote for the farmer candidates they would like to see on DairyNZ’s board and now is their last chance to place votes,” says Anthony.

“To ensure delivery before the close of voting we’re now encouraging farmers to complete their voting online, otherwise farmers can cast their votes at the start of the AGM.”

Hamilton to host DairyNZ AGM
Dairy farmers are encouraged to attend DairyNZ’s AGM in Hamilton.

DairyNZ’s 2018/19 key projects and investment highlights will be discussed, along with financial results and priorities for next season. It is a great opportunity for farmers to meet the board and senior management, and ask questions.

The AGM is being held at 7pm on Tuesday, October 22, at LIC’s Tempero Centre, Newstead.

A DairyNZ vote pack has been sent to all levy paying dairy farmers. For all voting queries, contact the election helpline ph0800 666 045 or email

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