Become a Member
And you get a lot of value.
What is involved
You will get benefits and savings across fuel, insurance, training, sourcing local and overseas staff, advice and assistance with spraying and transport regulations.
You will receive a tailored diary including an agricultural vehicles guide.
Allied Petroleum is a preferred bulk fuel supplier to Rural Contractors. Its diesel fuel delivery service and order management system ensure onsite fuel delivery into your storage tank.
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As an RCNZ member, as well as direct benefits from our sponsors, you will gain affiliate benefits from RCNZ’s work with Government and other agencies. These include:
1. Getting skilled machine operators here under the Approval in Principle scheme.
2. Watching issues and providing input on your behalf to GrowSafe, WorkSafe, Federated Farmers, Responsible Care NZ, Agricultural Leaders Health and Safety Action Group, NZ Police – Commercial Vehicle Safety Team and Connexis – our Industry Training Organisation
You can attend our annual Agrichemical roadshows around regional centres to stay up to date with the regulations and requirements (link)
And your fees also help fund bringing together events including our national RCNZ conference – this year in Nelson from Tuesday June 25-Thursday June 27 – registration and programme here (link)
And you can access the accreditation programme we run for Registered Contractors and Chemical Applicators
Your annual membership for Rural Contractors NZ – currently $505 a year – works out at around $10 a week.