Primary Sector Council Announced

26 April 2018 by NZ Government Press Release
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The news is out! R&D Manager @ Linnaeus Laboratory; 2017 NZPPI Young Achiever Award winner and 2017 Young Horticulturist of the Year - Shanna Hickling, has been selected as an observer on the Primary Sector Council.

Putting Gisborne as well as the NZ viticulture and horticulture industries on the map yet again, Shanna will join a group of visionary agribusiness leaders that will provide independent strategic advice to the Government on issues confronting the primary industries.

To find out more about the purpose of the council and members involved - read the NZ Government announcement here.



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