14 March 2019
Kia ora Readers, Last month, I outlined some of the major initiatives that Agritech New Zealand is undertaking during the first half of 2019. This month, I can provide further detail. The New Zealand Agritech Story Last week, I visited Hamilton, Palmerston North and Lincoln as part of the New Zealand Agritech Story workshop programme. We are … Continue reading "Agritech March Newsletter – Sharing The Agritech Story"
Melbourne – Almost 100 Kiwi agritech specialists, entrepreneurs, agribusiness leaders and support agencies have joined 1000 delegates at the international EvokeAg food & farm futures conference in Melbourne this week.
21 February 2019
13 February 2019
Kia ora, Welcome to the first Agritech New Zealand newsletter of 2019 and what an unbelievable start to the year it has been. I’ll try to summarise where we are at and where we are heading, because it’s going to be a blockbuster 12 months! The New Zealand Agritech Story At the end of last … Continue reading "Agritech February Newsletter – What’s In Store For 2019!"
New Zealand is going to take ownership of a new global agritech initiative, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says.
30 January 2019
17 January 2019
24 hours ago, the UK Parliament rejected Theresa May’s Brexit ‘deal’ with the European Union. A few hours later, I sat down with Laura Clarke, the British High CommissionertoNew Zealand and her team at the British Consulate in Auckland. The business of business goes on. Whatever the final outcome of the Brexit story, the need … Continue reading "Building a collaborative New Zealand agritech framework with the UK"
Over the past 6 months, Agritech New Zealand has been building a series of building blocks and initiatives aimed at growing the country’s agritech sector. With its rapidly growing membership, we are now in a position to launch these opportunities through 2019.
11 January 2019
12 December 2018
I am writing from Ireland where I have just attended the 2019 Agtech Nexus Europe conference. I was joined by Vic Crone, CEO of Callaghan Innovation and Sprout Accelerator’s Dean Tilyard. We have been exploring opportunities for increased collaboration between our respective agritech sectors. Read more about my time here in A Letter from Dublin. … Continue reading "Agritech – December Newsletter"
07 December 2018
I am inspired, energised and if I am honest, a little bit knackered. I am spending three days meeting up with some great Irish agritech innovators, investors & ecosystem players. The week culminates in my attending and participating in the AgTech Nexus Europe conference which is being held at Dublin’s Conference Centre on Friday. It’s … Continue reading "A letter from Dublin"
On Friday, I joined 20 other NZ agritech stakeholders take part in a five hour NZ agritech story workshop.
03 December 2018