Primary Industries New Zealand

Outlook. Analysis. Prediction.

1 - 2 Jul 2019Te Papa, Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, Wellington
Event Details

1 & 2 July 2019

Te Papa, Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, Wellington 


Primary Industries New Zealand will be a platform and focal point for New Zealand decision-makers and influencers involved in the primary industries value chain from producers through to research and science communities, technologists, marketers, Iwi and government to hear key analysis and expert insight informing the outlook for a sustainable future. 

Looking out to 2020 and beyond, continued primary sector growth depends on our ability to use technology to innovate and our enthusiasm to collaborate well to develop higher value products for new markets.

Primary Industries NZ Summit themes include: 

  • Supporting New Zealand Inc as well as the government’s Primary Industries Growth Strategy   
  • Provide the latest “Situation & Outlook data” to inform the sector and provide a platform for discussion and analysis 
  • Discuss what farm ownership will look like in 2030 with exploration of models to support investment to secure New Zealand’s future  
  • The Maori economy and its importance to leveraging New Zealand’s primary industry future. 
  • Analyse and predict shifting consumer preferences 
  • Innovation and solving problems to mitigate pest incursion and biosecurity threats 
  • New Zealand’s contribution to climate change 
  • Improving success and transparency in social license and environmental performance 
  • Showcasing exemplars of New Zealand’s diverse primary industries as well as providing a platform for global thinking on innovation and technologies enabling pathways to a sustainable future 

Visit our official Summit website here.


The Primary Industy New Zealand Awards will be held alongside the Summit and will:

  • Increase awareness of the important role that the primary sector plays in the economy
  • Identify and reward the most successful and innovative primary sector operators
  • Promote New Zealand’s primary sector role models, to stimulate greater involvement and interest in the primary sector from graduates, investors, politicians and the media.

The Primary Industries NZ Summit Awards are open to individuals, teams and companies from any producer groups working within the primary sector or in support of the primary sector. For further information and to apply, visit our official Awards website here

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