The New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM) is an independent peak industry body for the farm advisory and rural profession. The core purpose of the organisation is building the capability, capacity and professional excellence of primary industry professionals.
NZIPIM has over 1,300 members from a diverse range of occupations, including; farm advisors, rural bankers, farm accountants, fertiliser consultants, rural valuers, representatives from industry good organisations, CRIs, universities, and agribusiness service providers.
NZIPIM has the following four core strategic objectives:
Enabled by an Integrated Primary Industry Network
For a summary of NZIPIM's 2022-2025 Strategic Plan click here.
The New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM) was founded in 1969. It was originally known as the NZ Society of Farm Management with farm management consultants making up most of the membership up until 1999.
The membership base has expanded and now includes a range of rural professionals operating within the New Zealand primary industry.
To recognise Members outstanding leadership within the primary industry, have demonstrated excellence as a rural professional, and made a significant contribution to the Institute, the NZIPIM Board can award Life Memberships and Fellowships to Members.
A list of NZIPIM's Life Members and Fellows can be found by searching in the Members Directory.