Mel Auld

Mel Auld

Mel Auld BerryCo NZ Tell us about your background. I grew up near Rotorua climbing trees and swimming in the lake and formed then a life-long love of adventure, travel and respect for people and place. This passion took me on a whirlwind global ride through roles in...
Leanne Stewart

Leanne Stewart

Leanne Stewart Horticulture NZ Tell us about your background. My academic qualifications and professional experience at the Ministry for Primary Industries gave me unique opportunities to manage projects for the technical development, implementation and review of...
Danni van der Heijden

Danni van der Heijden

Danni van der Heijden AVOCO Tell us about your background. I studied Biology and Chemistry at Waikato University. After graduating, I worked briefly as a casual sampling technician for Watercare whilst searching for a career. I then took on a position in the research...
Sandy Scarrow

Sandy Scarrow

Sandy Scarrow Fruition Horticulture (BoP) Tell us about your background. I was born into a horticultural family. Apparently, I was often under the propagating bench in my carry cot as a baby. As kids we always had an area of the green house and propagating bench that...
Terry Fraser

Terry Fraser

Terry Fraser Fruition Horticulture Tell us about your background. I was born and raised on the family farm in Hawke’s Bay. Have been involved in farming and horticulture for my entire life.I have worked for Fruition Horticulture for 22 years.Now that I have turned 70...