Women on Boards

Thinking about how many women are represented on boards in New Zealand, we asked some women directors to tell us about their experiences.

Boards

Fruitgrowers Charitable Trust (trustees)

Number of Directors: 5
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 5

www.hortnz.co.nz/about-us/new-zealand-fruitgrowers-charitable-trust

Horticulture New Zealand

Month Elections Held: April
Number of Directors: 10
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 8
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: 2

www.hortnz.co.nz

New Zealand Apples & Pears

Month Elections Held: August
Number of Directors: 10
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 7
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: 2

www.applesandpears.nz/

New Zealand Boysenberry Council Ltd

Month Elections Held: September
Number of Directors: 4
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 4

www.boysenberry.co.nz

Citrus New Zealand

Month Elections Held: September
Number of Elected Directors: 6

www.citrus.co.nz/

NZ Asparagus Council

Number of Directors: 7
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 7
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: Option to co-opt

www.asparagus.org.nz

NZ Avocado Growers Association

Month Elections Held: July
Number of Directors: 11
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 8
Number of Exporter Directors: 2
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: 1

www.industry.nzavocado.co.nz

NZ Buttercup Squash Council

Month Elections Held: November
Number of Directors: 6
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: Alternate

www.nzbsc.com

NZ Kiwifruit Growers Inc Executive Committee

Number of Directors: 6
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 6

www.nzkgi.org.nz

NZ Passionfruit Growers Assn

Month Elections Held: December
Number of Directors: 7
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 7

www.passionfruit.org.nz

Onions New Zealand

Month Elections Held: October
Number of Directors: 9
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 4
Number of Exporter Directors: 4
Number of Independent Directors: 1

www.onionsnz.com

Strawberry Growers NZ (Inc)

Month Elections Held: May-June
Number of Directors: 6
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 6
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: 1 (not permanent)

www.hortnz.co.nz/about-us/new-zealand-fruitgrowers-charitable-trustwww.strawbsnz.co.nz/

Summerfruit New Zealand

Month Elections Held: April-May
Number of Directors: 10
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 5
Number of Exporter Directors: 3
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: 1 NZ Market Rep, 1 Observer

www.summerfruitnz.co.nz

TomatoesNZ

Month Elections Held: June
Number of Directors: 11
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 6
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: 4

www.tomatoesnz.co.nz

Vegetables New Zealand

Number of Directors: 8
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 8
Number of Independent Directors: Option to appoint
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: Option to appoint

www.vegetables.co.nz

Zespri

Number of Directors: 8
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 5
Number of Independent Directors: 2

www.zespri.com

NZ Winegrowers

Number of Directors: 8
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 8
Number of Independent Directors: Option to appoint
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: Option to appoint

www.nzwine.com

Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH)

Number of Directors: 4
Number of Elected Grower Directors: 3
Number of Independent Directors: 1
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: 1 Zespri, 1 Supply, 1 Associate

www.kvh.org.nz/kvh_board

HEA

Number of Directors: 5
Number of Exporter Directors: 1
Observer/associate/aspiring Director: 2 HortNZ nominees, 1 Government appointee

www.hortnz.co.nz/about-us/new-zealand-fruitgrowers-charitable-trust

Potatoes NZ

Number of Directors: 5 – 9

Month Elections Held: August at PNZ AGM

Number of Elected Grower Directors: Min 2 grower & 2 trade directors

www.potatoesnz.co.nz