There's a future for every talent in our innovative food & fibre sectors.

GrowingNZ Teachers' Day Out 2019

From plantation forests to future-focussed dairy farms to new horticulture ventures, our GrowingNZ Teachers' Day Out in 2019 provided the opportunity to explore the diverse range of career opportunities and pathways in our innovative food & fibre sectors. GrowingNZ Teachers’ Days Out were hosted in the Northland and Wellington/Manawatu region.

Businesses visited

Northland Wood Council
Diverse careers in forestry

Douglas Farms
The future of dairying

Maungatapere Berries
Environmental Excellence

Lewis Farms
Land & business diversification

Massey University
Research projects (alternative meat proteins, nitrogen mitigation) & study options

Stewart Dairylands
Future-proofing the dairy farm

Snapshots of the day

Class photo

At the forest block

Safety first on-site

Young professionals sharing their stories

Curious cows

Inside the packhouse

Biosecurity measures

Young professionals sharing their stories

News bites

On farm technology impresses teachers