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 relationships – 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
RCNZ operates with a part-time chief executive officer– 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
The RCNZs board comprises eight 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.