Working for New Zealand’s rural professionals

Welcome to NZIPIM, the place for developing the capability and knowledge base of members and providing a platform to enable them to build extensive networks across the rural profession.


NZIPIM offers a broad range of professional development events that inform, upskill and expand knowledge base of members providing advice and services to farmers and growers.

Greenhouse Gas Seminar for Rural Professionals (ONLINE) 25 May

FULLY SUBSCRIBED - to go on the waitlist please email

The Greenhouse Gas Seminar is designed to expand rural professionals' understanding of climate change, why agricultural greenhouse gas emissions are important in New Zealand, how they can be estimated within the farm system, and how emissions can be reduced at farm level.


25 May 2022

South Canterbury/North Otago Branch: Industry update

Please join us for industry updates on challenges in the internationals markets, followed by a networking session, to be held in Timaru.


26 May 2022

Hawkes Bay/East Coast Branch: Resource Management in Hawke’s Bay – what will the future look like in 2030?

Come and join us as we welcome James Palmer, Hawkes Bay Regional Council’s CEO for a talk on the Council’s vision for resource management – what will be different for farming and resource management in 2030, along with Rhea McColl from Ospri who will update us on the role of NAIT in supporting our Hawkes Bay TB eradication efforts.

This is also your opportunity to talk with our new Chief Executive, Jo Finer.


01 Jun 2022

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Checkout the latest news from NZIPIM and other primary industry sources.

Primary sector backed to grow and innovate

Government has announced more than $118 million over four years will go towards boosting advisory services for farmers, foresters, growers and whenua Māori owners, as part of Budget 2022.

NZIPIM Independent Board Director

This is a unique governance opportunity with a professional membership body in arguably New Zealand’s most important industry sector. This is your chance to be fully engaged in some of the most challenging issues facing the nation’s primary sector. NZIPIM is in very good shape, is very well respected and with a recently appointed, passionate and energetic Chief Executive, is well positioned to grow. Please note that this is an Independent Director role so is open to non-members only, therefore we are requesting that members share with their contacts as appropriate.

Government to fund farm advisor training

The Government is investing $25 million in recruiting and training farm advisors to help farmers meet growing compliance requirements, but to also grow primary sector exports.

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