Posts tagged "NZ Landcare Trust"

Richard Thompson steps down from Landcare Trust

[14 December/NZ Herald] NZ Landcare Trust’s long-time chairman, Richard Thompson, has retired after 22 years on the board. Fiona Gower will replace Thompson as its first woman chair; Ms Gower is also Rural Women New Zealand National President. Mr Thompson started as a board member at Landcare before taking on the chairman role in 2005...

Cancer claims farming leader, trade envoy

[6 June/ NZ Farmer] Former Federated Farmers president, agricultural trade envoy and NZ Farm Environment Trust chairman, Alistair Polson has died at age 58, as a result of an aggressive cancer. Mr Polson was involved in the Labour Government’s Doha Round trade negotiations, as well has having served in many rural-based organisations such as AgITO,...