HOW WE GOT HERE
RCNZ represents rural contractors providing services to farmers, councils and rural communities from Kaitaia to Southland.
We are a voice for our members – and for the rural communities we serve.
RCNZ monitors central and local government policies, plans and proposals on behalf of our membership. We maintain close relations – and lobby on behalf of our members – with a wide number of organisations, government departments and other national bodies.
Our Key Activities Include:
- Supporting training
- Gaining approval to import skilled machinery operators
- Monitoring chemical spray requirements
- Input to transport rules for farm machinery
The RCNZ operates with a part-time CEO – Roger Parton – based in Wellington and a part-time Communications Advisor – Brendon Burns – based in Marlborough.
Contact Roger for any issues other than communications or media matters.
Our 2019 RCNZ Board
RCNZ’s board, comprises 8 members, elected annually to represent four zones. Zone 1 is north of northern Taranaki across to northern Hawkes Bay. Zone 2 is south from there to Wellington. Zone 3 is north of Oamaru. Zone 4 is south of Oamaru.