Find your future

An interactive careers event for high achieving Year 10-13 students to explore career possibilities in Northland’s professional primary industries.

Find your future dates 14 & 15 August.A certain number of places have been allocated to all Northland schools to attend a one day events in Whangārei and Kerikeri. These students are likely to further their education at the tertiary level, although they may still be working out what direction to take.

Participate in interactive workshops run by inspiring industry professionals from Northland’s Primary industries and get a taste of the exciting things happening in their working world.

Hear from:

  • Northland Regional Council - Biodiversity, Biosecurity and Māori Engagement
  • Rabobank - A day in the life of the world’s leading specialist food and agribusiness bank
  • Fonterra Farm Source - Managing the relationships between Fonterra and its shareholders
  • Red Meat Profit Partnership - Introducing new ideas and technologies into the farming sector.

Contact Jacque or Ellie if you're not  sure how many places your school has been allocated.

If you need to cancel or reassign a registration, please email events@nrc.govt.nz with the details.

Transport

Schools are required to arrange their own transport to each venue, including to the site visits. This will mean that students from each school will go to the same site visit unless multiple vehicles are brought

Download the brochure all the information (PDF, 1MB)

Whangārei event

Barge Showgrounds Event Centre
474 Maunu Rd, Whangārei
Wednesday, 14 August - 8.45am - 3.30pm

Site visits

Choose from:

  • Fonterra Kauri - Manufacturing plant
  • Maungatapere Berries - Orchard and processing plant

Register for the Whangārei event

Kerikeri event

The Old Packhouse Market
505 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri
Thursday 15 August - 8.45am - 3.30pm

Site visits

Choose from:

  • Marsden Estate - Vineyard and Winery
  • Pamu’s Kapiro Station - Farm support services, including veterinary, agricultural research and technology.

Register for the Kerikeri event

Event organisers.

Event organisers.