2019 Deer Industry Conference

2019 Deer Industry Conference

The 2019 Deer Industry Conference "Reflections and Directions" was held in Wellington on the 16th and 17th of May. 

To view the Conference Programme booklet, please click here.

To listen to Podcasts recorded at the conference for each speaker, please follow this link: www.spreaker.com/show/deer-industry-new-zealand You can also listen on Spotify by searching Deer Industry NZ.

Deer Industry State of the Nation Ian Walker, Chairman, DINZ Board and Dan Coup, CEO, DINZ

Rural and NZ Financial Outlook - sponsored by Rabobank. Hamish Midgley, Head Business Development, Rabobank


Can velvet prevent human ageing? - Dr Ping Liu >>


Other Science - Dr Geoff Asher

Our Environment Work / Plans - Lindsay Fung, Environmental Stewardship Manager, DINZ

Political Outlook - The rate of change. “Politics and Society, a view 5 years out” Key Note Speaker: Colin James
To read presentation notes provided by Colin, please click here.

Environmental Stewardship - Scope and Questions

Lain Jager

Environment Session Keynote - Everyday farmers are doing extraordinary things - sponsored by First Light Mark Adams, Chairman Beef+Lamb NZ’s Environmental Reference Group

Venison Session, General Update - Nick Taylor – Deer Industry NZ

Venison Session, Company Update - Shane Kingston, Alliance

Venison Session, Company Update - Robb Kidd, Duncan

Venison Session, Company Update - Toni Frost - Firstlight Foods

Venison Session, Company Update - John Sadler, Mountain River Venison

Venison Session, Company Update - Nicola Johnson, Silver Fern Farms

Public Perceptions – sponsored by Wilkins Farming Anna Campbell, Managing Director, AbacusBio

The success behind the NZ wine industry’s strategy and delivery Philip Gregan, CEO NZ Wine

Velvet Session • Market update and strategies • Rhys Griffiths, Market Manager Asia, DINZ

Velvet Session • Regulatory Control Scheme • John Tacon, QA Manager, DINZ

Velvet Session • Velvet Traceability developments and timing - Catharine Sayer, DINZ

The Ludemann Story – sponsored by FMG Grant and Ele Ludemann, Owners, EGL Pastoral, Otago