Media releases

31 May 2016

Farming partnerships gear up for growth

27 November 2015

Farming business programme extended for 2016

21 September 2015

Agri trust marks 1,000 graduates in 5 years

29 January 2015

Industry invests in farming women

20 November 2014

Agri-leadership programme produces 50th graduate

30 September 2014

Leadership programme developed for dairying women

A pilot programme to develop the skills and confidence of dairy women to influence and lead positive change in their businesses and communities begins in November.  

2 June 2014

Appetite for new skills and engagement 'huge'

A thirst for new skills and will to contribute to New Zealand agriculture is driving demand for personal and professional development, according to a trust formed to help create positive change in the sector.


20 February 2014

AWDT Annual Report 2013

2013 has seen the AWDT gain momentum across all its activities, delivering its strategy of becoming a critical partner to the New Zealand agriculture industry in developing the leadership, governance and business capabilities of its people.

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29 November 2013

Pool of women agricultural leaders grows

The pool of women in New Zealand agriculture with leadership, governance and business skills is growing through a national initiative that has just completed its third year.

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15 October 2013

Alfredton farmer wins national business award

The brains and driving force behind a trust developing women in agriculture has won the business category of the NEXT magazine Woman of the Year Awards.

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16 September 2013

Inspirational evening for Southland Otago agri-women

Southland and Otago agriculture women are invited to an evening of inspiration and support hosted by the national trust developing leadership, governance and business skills in rural women.

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9 September 2013

Dairy women step up with strong support

Strong partnerships being forged between agricultural women's organisations are supporting increasing numbers of women in New Zealand's dairy sector.

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10 May 2013

Inspirational evening for Waikato women in agriculture

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8 May 2013

Inspirational evening for Canterbury women

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23 November 2012

Agricultural leadership programme completes second year

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10 July 2012

Governance forum shares industry experience

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16 September 2011

Agri-women's trust attracts vast experience

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13 July 2011

First graduates of the Escalator Programme

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3 May 2011

New programme helps rural women step out

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16 September 2010

Leadership programme for rural women launched

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