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The Big Deer Tour

Deer Industry New Zealand is focused on providing future rural professionals with an opportunity to get to know what the deer industry has to offer. Deer numbers are growing in New Zealand and farmers are increasingly seeking expert assistance with integrated management decisions to improve their productivity, profitability and environmental compliance.

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About The Big Deer Tour

The Big Deer Tour will show a small group of students the deer industry from top to bottom, it will offer participants the chance to see what makes the deer industry special and to meet professionals providing services to this sector.

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2021 selections & review

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected onto the Big Deer Tour for 2021 – Cameron Butterworth, Mikaela Carr, Zach Dewhurst, Izzy Hurst, Archie Woodhouse, Abbey Dowd, Amy Ashworth and Daniel Vaughan.

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2019 selections & review

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected onto the Big Deer Tour for 2019 – George Gill, Lachie Davidson, Shannon Carden-Holdstock, Ben Orchard, Lily Cunningham, Shaun Rowe, Abagael Carden-Holdstock and Hugh Jackson.

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2018 selections & review

We are proud to announce the following tourists for the Big Deer Tour 2018; Chloe Belfield, Kate Peddie, Louis Poole, Sam Pike, Jake Jarman, Jean Louise Roberts, Robyn-Maree Parkinson and Scott Higgins.

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2017 selections & review

After a rigorous selection process, we are proud to announce the following tour party for 2017; James Robertson, Brianna Lee-Kelleher, Kate Stewart, Logan Bain, Henry Waller and Glen McLennan

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The Big Deer Tour Alumni

Deer Industry New Zealand keeps in touch with those who have been on our tours and here is a selection of those who been fortunate enough to take part in the programme and what they are up to today in 2021.

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