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Current Trustees

Matthew Richards

Trust Chair

              E-mail Matthew            


Chris Withy

Leadership and strategy

              E-mail Chris            


Stefan Du Plessis

Key Liaison for Environmental Issues (sustainability)

              E-mail Stefan            


Robert Kempthorne

Communications & Media

              E-mail Robert            


Nikki Verbeet

Sponsorship and Partners

              E-mail Nikki            


Tony Miles

Trust Project Support

              E-mail Tony       

Appointment of Trustees


Southland Demonstration Dairy Farm Trust           

Trading As




The trust is a charitable trust with the principle objectives of fostering the regional development of sustainable and profitable dairy farming within Southland and West Otago.           

The trust is also the sole shareholder of the Southland Demonstration Farm Limited, which leases and operates an 800 cow dairy farm near Wallacetown.           

Annually three of the existing trustees retire by rotation. Expressions of interest are now being called from interested persons who wish to be considered as trustees.           

Expressions of interest stating the special attributes, skills and knowledge you would bring to the trust should be in writing and forwarded to:-

Southern Dairy Development Trust           

c/- McIntyre Dick & Partners Limited
PO Box 848
Invercargill 9840

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