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Primary Sector Conference 2021

The Primary Sector Conference 2021 is designed specifically for rural accounting practitioners working with primary sector businesses. Get equipped with the latest knowledge influencing the future of agri-business in New Zealand.
The informative two-day event involves 12 plenary sessions and 6 breakout sessions delivered by our subject matter experts. Sessions explore topics ranging from mental health, agri-tax updates through to sustainability reporting, and emissions reporting and accounting, the conference will also explore various case studies giving you practical examples to enhance your business.
The conference will be held face to face in New Plymouth, offering two days of informative sessions. Your registration includes:

Conference ticket 
Full catering throughout the conference
Post-conference dinner, entertainment and networking

Join us to connect and collaborate with fellow rural practitioners and engage in practical conversations about the future for rural accountants. Earn up to 12.5 CPD hours.

What can you expect from the programme? 
  • An update on the latest economic and tax changes in the rural sector 
  • Understand how to maintain social licenses to farm
  • Hear from rural experts about new technologies on the horizon and how that will assist with smarter farming
  • A variety of optional sessions so that you can tailor your experience to suit your requirements 

  • View the full programme for this conference. 
Jeremy Baker, Chief Insight Officer, beef + lamb new zealand

Trudi Ballantyne FCA, Chair, Rural Sector Committee, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Director, stem Rural Accountants

Penny Clark-Hall, Social License Consultant

Scott Downs, Director of Sales and Marketing, PF Olsen Limited

Nick Garden, Manager, Derivatives and Data Insight, NZX Limited

Mark Hooper, President, Taranaki Federated Farmers

Rees Logan CA, Business Recovery & Insolvency Partner, BDO Auckland

Mike Manning, General Manager - Innovation and Strategy, Ravensdown

Tony Marshall CA, Principal, CEG

Jenna Mildenhall CA, Agribusiness Accountant, BDO Gisborne

Gwyn Morgan, Manager, Farm Debt Mediation, Ministry for Primary Industries

Rachel Petterson, Director, BlackmanSpargo Rural Law

Paul Rangiwahia, Wellbeing Advocate

Charles Rau FCA, Partner, BDO Gisborne

Kate Truffit, Hort NZ board member & NZ gap committee member

Sandy Van Den Heuvel, Director, BlackmanSpargo Rural Law

View all guest speakers for this conference. 
The Devon Hotel
390 Devon Street East
New Plymouth 4312

Tel: 06-759 9099


Topic: Business Mindset

Sub-Topic: Building Knowledge, Personal Effectiveness

Format: Conference

Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced

CPD: Upto 12.5 hours