Felicity Mitchell

Felicity Mitchell

Felicity Mitchell Tell us about your background. I grew up on a sheep and beef farm in the Wairarapa, which sparked my love and interest for the environment. I went to school at St Matthews Collegiate before moving down to Christchurch for University. I studied...
Leander Archer

Leander Archer

Leander Archer AgFirst Tell us about your background. Tell us about your background. I’m from Wellington with no horticultural background growing up. My family was really outdoorsy, going tramping, rafting and camping so I gained a real appreciation for the natural...
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...