The New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management

Our purpose is to build the capability and capacity of rural professionals operating within New Zealand's primary industries


  • ​Farmax 2021 Emerging Rural Professional of the Year - Applications now open

    Applications are now open for the Farmax 2021 Emerging Rural Professional of the Year Award for new and emerging rural professionals who demonstrate excellence in their field of expertise and professionalism within the primary industry. This year's prize package is worth $3,000.

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  • NZIPIM Webinar: He Waka Eke Noa Update

    In this webinar Kelly Forster (He Waka Eke Noa), Nick Tait (DairyNZ) and Jeremy Baker (Beef+Lamb NZ) provide an update on He Waka Eke Noa's progress toward the delivery of key milestones and future workstreams over the next 12 months. Our presenters also discuss the role rural professionals in assisting farmers in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Rural Professional Fund

    Fifteen projects receive funding in the first round of Our Land and Water Rural Professionals Fund

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  • Central Districts Event: Field Trip

    15/06/2021 | Palmerston North

    Please join us for a Member Only field trip to learn more about and use the newly developed Stream Health Monitoring and Health Kit (SHMAK) from NIWA that measure real-time stream health at farm or sub-catchment scale. With funding from the Rural Professional Fund, a group has been working within the Nguturoa Catchment to assess water quality on individual farms using SHMAK over the last 6 months and then applying the results to develop farm environment plans to manage water quality outcomes.

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  • Webinar: Rural Real Estate Market Update

    15/06/2021 |

    Please join us for a webinar presentation by Brian Peacocke, Rural Spokesman at Real Estate Institute of New Zealand, Brian will provide an update and overview on rural real estate market.

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  • Otago/Southland Branch: Future Farming in Southland

    24/06/2021 | Invercargill

    Future Farming in Southland - What does wintering in Southland look like in 5 yrs time?

    Please join us to hear from a top line-up of speakers discuss what wintering will look like in Southland over the next 5 years. We intend to actively explore the pros and cons of different farm systems and will be encouraging an open discussion between our speakers and delegates.

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  • Canterbury Branch: Science Updates

    01/07/2021 | Ashburton

    Please join us for the latest science and research updates from Provelco, Landcare Research and Agresearch,

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