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18 Jun 2020

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HortNZ Future Director Position

Horticulture New Zealand is seeking a Future Director to serve and gain experience on its board. The year-long appointment commencing in January 2021 would allow the successful appointee to gain experience in governance, leadership and strategy.

This position will suit an applicant who has active involvement in a horticultural enterprise giving an understanding of the issues and challenges that horticulture and growers face. This is a great development opportunity for a future leader with a genuine interest in governance. The Future Director will have the opportunity to be mentored by an industry leader and receive governance training. In making the selection, HortNZ’s diversity policy will be taken into account.

The job description can be found here. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and a cover letter to Kerry Norman at

Applications will close at 5pm, Tuesday 3 November 2020, with the successful candidate undergoing induction in January 2021 and attending their first board meeting on 17 February 2021.


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