All Scholars



Jessica Bensemann
Twitter: @JessNuffield16
Study Topic: Internationalisation of New Zealand Agribusiness 

Richard Fowler
Twitter: @fowlerr81
Study Topic: Cell cultured food and the potential impact on animal farming

Sam Lang
Twitter: @hillcountrykiwi
Study Topic: Regenerative Agriculture

Bede O'Connor
Twitter: @BedeFarm
Study Topic: How will the internal development of the China Dairy Industry effect New Zealand? 

Tom Skerman
Twitter: @tskerman
Study Topic: Governance


Dan Steele
Twitter: @danblueduck
Study Topic: Adding Value Through Environmental Management

Ben Allomes
Twitter: @ballomes
Study Topic: Leveraging off Human Capability

Satwant Singh
Twitter: @satwantksingh
Study Topic: Managing Farm Income Volatility

Sharon Morrell
Twitter: @DairyingBOP
Study Topic: Communities Coping With Limits


Paul Olsen
Twitter: @olsenagri
Study Topic: Global Potato Production - Helping Feed the World

John Murphy
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Study Topic: How does an agricultural business maintain its essence and become better at fulfilling its purpose?

Lucy Griffiths (nee Cruikshank)
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Twitter: @Innov8Aotearoa
Study Topic: Business Plan for the NZ Sheep Dairy Industry

Mel Poulton
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Study Topic: Capturing Value

Daniel Shand
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Twitter: @nzprimarily
Study Topic: The use of mobile technology in the red meat sector


Tafadzwa Manjala
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Study Topic: Good to Great Extension - Influencing on farm change at pace and scale

Sophie Stanley
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Study Topic: Harnessing Social Media in Agriculture

Lisa Harper
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Study Topic: Supporting entrepreneurship in New Zealand agriculture

Natasha King
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Study Topic: Can Generating Gas and Electricity be the Solution to New Zealand Dairy Effluent Management?

Stephen Wilkins
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Study Topic: Synergies between arable and dairy - With a focus on effluent and nutrients


Sandra Faulkner
Study Topic: Maximising Farmer Value within the Natural Fibre Supply Chain

Richard Fitzgerald
Study Topic: Capability Development of Farmers through Farmer Networks

Michael Tayler
Study Topic: Future Technologies in Arable Farming


Nicola Waugh
Study Topic: Farmer Adaptation to Change with the Threat of Regulation

David Campbell
Study Topic: Understanding Our Asian Customers


Paul McGill
Study Topic: Catchment Management Strategies

Desiree Reid
Study Topic: How Do Dairy Co-Operatives Grow For Famers' Benefit?

Ian Knowles
Study Topic: Agriculture Education and Training in New Zealand


Alex Jack
Study Topic: Animal Welfare, Environmental and Ethical Issues Affecting The Value Of New Zealand's Pastoral Products

Mandi McLeod
Study Topic: Family Business Continuance: A Global Perspective

Gregg Pardoe
Study Topic: Indigenous Peoples and How They Have Adapted To Modern Farming Practices


James Parsons
Study Topic: Supply Chain Relationships and Value Chain Design

Ali Undorf-Lay
Study Topic: Bridging the Divide

Craige Mackenzie
Study Topic: Understanding the Carbon Footprint in Farming Systems


Les Keeper
Study Topic: Adding Value to New Zealand Milk

Jane Mitchell
Study Topic: Meat Supply Chains and Climate Change

Steven Sterne
Study Topic: The Value Chain in Pork Products in New Zealand


Ben Todhunter
Study Topic: Integration of Conservation and Farm Production

Vaughan Templeton
Study Topic: Sustainability of Agricultural Systems regarding Nutrient Losses


John Wright
Study Topic: Primary Industry Investment in Longer Term Research and Innovation


Andrew Watters
Study Topic: How Companies Innovate and How New Zealand Companies Can Innovate Better


Andrew Fox
Study Topic: Use of Antibiotics in Food Production/Lamb Marketing Opportunities in North America

Murray King
Study Topic: Staffing Solutions for Primary Industries


Jim van der Poel
Study Topic: Capital Structures of Large Corporations


Adrian Gault
Study Topic: To GE or Not to GE? New Zealand's Dilemma


Juliet Maclean
Study Topic: The future impact of biotechnology on stock, forage and food

John S. Wilson
Study Topic: Measuring co-op and plc performance

Hugh Ritchie
Study Topic: Sustainable Farming Systems

New Zealand Nuffield Farming Scholars 1980-1999


Richardson, Alan.G. (Sonia) Tapanui
Study Topic: Sustainable and organic livestock farming in the EU, quality assurance schemes for livestock farms, impact of animal welfare groups

Bull, Miss C.A. (Catherine) 
Study Topic: The issues facing the dairy industry in a changing world market.


James, Mrs Marise L. (Bryn) New Plymouth
Study Topic: Ownership structures of the dairy industry, animal welfare, environmental and food safety issues - UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Europe, USA.

Old, Kevin M. Morrinsville, now Canterbury Study Topic: Dairy industry structures - Europe, USA, Argentina.


Douglas, Murray B. (Marcelle) Whangarei
Study Topic: Resource management issues, dairy processing and marketing in the UK and Europe.

Harris, Paul M. Tutira
Study Topic: Marketing of primary products - Asia, Europe, UK, Eire, Eastern bloc.

Raine, Julian R. (Cathy) Nelson
Study Topic: Integrated fruit production in response to European developments in this field - Chile, USA, UK, Europe.


Brown, Douglas A. (Jeannie) Oamaru
Study Topic: Sheep industry in EU - UK, Ireland, Europe, China.

Taggart, Murray J. (Gina) Oxford
Study Topic: Meat marketing, branded versus generic promotion - Europe

Wright, A Stuart. (Angela) Sheffield
Study Topic: Seed potato production, disease management in arable crops - UK, Canada, Holland, France, Zimbabwe.


Barton, Roger T. (Barbie) Greytown
Study Topic: TB, animal welfare, chemical residues in wool - UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Germany

Reilly, A P. (Tony) (Kathy) Takaka
Study Topic: Social effects of GATT. Environmental impacts of Ag. Dairy breeding. Rural education


Polson, Alastair R. (Bo) Wanganui
Study Topic: On farm quality assurance, meat marketing, trade and the environment - UK, France, Dk

Schrider, Noel A. ( Maria) Patea
Study Topic: Animal production, welfare and environmental effects associated with high input dairying - UK, Ireland, Holland, France.

Vernon, Jenni A. (Gordon) Ngaruawahia
Study Topic: Milk Marketing Board Changes - Netherlands, France, UK.


Jopp, A J. (Tony) (Jillian) Alexandra
Study Topic: Agricultural policy in the UK and Europe

Mackenzie, R Ian. (Diana) Ashburton
Study Topic: Farm management - UK, Denmark, Holland, France, USA, Canada


Howey, A C. (Tony) (Afsaneh) Pleasant Point

Munro, Dennis L. (Liz Greenslade) Wairoa
Study Topic: The international markets for the NZ sheep and beef sector - M. East, UK, Europe, USA


Daniell, Derek M. (Chris)  Masterton
Study Topic: Chilled lamb, joint ventures, genetic engineering, wool promotion, effects of intensive farming on the environment - UK, Europe, Russia, USA

McNab, Bruce. (Fay) Oamaru
Study Topic: Marketing NZ sheep meat in Europe


Luscombe, Philip C. (Ainsley) Manaia
Study Topic: EC policy trade issues, environmental pollution. UK, Ireland, Europe


Palmer, John L. (Sally) Nelson
Study Topic: International fruit marketing - UK, Europe, USA.

Shepherd, David J. (Elizabeth) Mosgiel
Study Topic: Land ownership, farm occupancy systems, rural financing


Grant, Alan G. (Alison) Ashburton
Study Topic: Market access arrangements for NZ meat, marketing effectiveness of NZ Meat Board - UK, N.Europe, USA, Canada

Mandeno, Tom G. (Anna) Tuakau
Study Topic: Sheep and wool industries, reorganisation of local govt in Scotland - UK


Lee, W W. (Bill) (Susie) Gebbies Valley
Study Topic: Wool promotion and marketing - UK, Europe

Mathis, Geoff C. (Marion) Tirau
Study Topic: UK dairy industry - all EEC countries


Davison, Richard W. (Elizabeth) Culverden
Study Topic: EC sheepmeat regime, history of agricultural protection - UK, France, Belgium

Hamilton, Bruce N. (Joan) Westport
Study Topic: Industrial relations, environmental conflict resolution - UK, France, Israel, Holland, Denmark, Canada


Herlihy, Gavin J. (Gerarda) Ranfurly
Study Topic: Water adminisration, meat marketing. - UK, France, Ireland

Kirke, Derek M. (Clare) Wanaka
Study Topic: The production, manufacture and marketing of man made and woollen fibre - UK, France, Germany, Greece, USA


Cook, Peter L. (Jan) Stratford
Study Topic: Production, processing, marketing/devt wool; beef from the dairy industry - USA, Canada, UK, W.Europe

Hurst, Dave P. (Nicky) Te Puke
Study Topic: Multiproduct farm and business management with emphasis on dairying. - UK, Europe, USA


Marshall, Hon Denis W A., (Annette) Queenstown
Study Topic: Marketing primary products. Role of CAP. - N America, UK, Europe

Nelson, R Martin. Te Aroha 
Study Topic: Beef potential of NZ dairy herd - USA, UK, France


Jackson, Peter A H. (Pru) Ngaruawahia
Study Topic: Sheep production. Marketing of wool and meat products, - UK, Europe, USA

Pye, Alan J. Christchurch


McFarlane, Don G. (Di) Temuka-now Geraldine
Study Topic: Crop management, irrigation, co-op marketing, resource planning UK, Israel, USA

Shirley, Graeme A. (Anne) Tauranga
Study Topic: Rural servicing and social issues wich affect rural communities- Meat Industry - UK, France, Denmark, Holland, USA


Dunlop, Kerry J. (Kit) Winton
Study Topic: Meat marketing, co-operatives, management of prolific sheep - UK, France, Denmark

Jennings, Owen R. (Doreen) Auckland
Study Topic: Dairying, wetlands, environment. - UK, Ireland, Europe

New Zealand Nuffield Farming Scholars 1951-1978


Hopkins, John D. (Elaine) Manawatu
Study Topic: Dairy farming - UK, America

Percy, J Cedric. (Ronny) Masterton
Study Topic: UK, Europe, USA


Robertson, Graham B. Ashburton
Study Topic: Arable farming - UK, Europe


Glass, Eddie., MBE. (Valerie) Ashburton
Study Topic: Farm management - UK, USA

Murfitt, Garry P. JP. (Jane) Pahiatua
Study Topic: Meat and wool production and marketing from farm gate to consumer. - Asia, UK and Europe


Hall, Grahame W. (Sandy) Rotorua
Study Topic: Dairying, co-operatives, local government - UK, Europe 1975

Neilson, Geoffrey W. (Ailsa) Dunedin
Study Topic: Requirement and methods of retailing meat and wool. Farm training institutes - UK


Bull, Douglas M L. (Tess) Whakatane
Study Topic: Large farm management, farmer training, agricultural co-operatives - UK, Rep Ireland

Kingsbury, Lyn R. (Gillian) Rakaia
Study Topic: Irrigation, sheep breeds, devt of agricultural training - Israel, UK


Horrell, P John. (Judy) Northland
Study Topic: Intensifying land usage, forestry

Wright, Alex G. (Joan) Rakaia
Study Topic: Arable herbage seed production, plant variety rights - U

Mitchell, Robin F. (dec'd) (Judith ) Palmerston North
Study Topic: Dairy and beef - UK


Jensen, Peter P. (Anne) Tauranga
Study Topic: Dairying - UK, Ireland, Denmark

Plummer, Timothy J. (Mary) Waipawa
Study Topic: Applied animal genetics - UK

Pinney, Bernard. (dec'd) ( Jenny) Canterbury


Gower, Derek H. Hamilton
Study Topic: Large dairy farm mangt. - France, UK, Canada

Geddes, Kevin J D. (Lorraine) Christchurch
Study Topic: Agri politics, wool - UK

Burnside, Robbie A. (Elspeth) Balclutha
Study Topic: Agricultural training, beef overwintering systems, meat processing and marketing - U

Waite, Barry T (Margaret) Te Puke
UK Scholar 1971, emigrated 1977
Study Topic: Dairying and grassland - Australia, NZ


Elworthy, Sir Peter H. KB (dec'd) (Fiona)
Study Topic: Co-operatives, agricultural politics UK

Macdonald, Ken J., JP., Tauranga
Study Topic: Dairy farming - UK.

Watson, D G. (dec'd) Canterbury
Study Topic: Management and training - UK


Scott, Jonathan M. Woodend

McFall, Morris S. (Hilary) Te Awamutu
Study Topic: Intensive dairying - UK, Ireland, Germany, Canada, USA


McLaren, Ross E. (Jan) Hamilton
Study Topic: Large dairy herds and beef from the dairy herd - UK, USA

Naylor, Max R. (dec'd) Queenstown
Study Topic: Business management, sheep breeding - UK


Acland, John O. (Rosemary) Geraldine

Wright, Ness Q. (dec'd) Sheffield


Harvey, Don J. (Margaret) Taranaki
Study Topic: Dairy beef

Tripe, J Nick. Wanganui
Study Topic: EEC entry by UK. Prolific sheep, intensive beef


Bamford, Michael T. (dec'd) Masterton

Kneebone, John T., CMG. (John) Tirau


Graham, Frank C. (Beverley) Turangi
Study Topic: Sheep and cropping - UK

Morrison, Pat G. Darfield
Study Topic: Arable farming


Cocks, J Ron. (dec'd) (Jessie) Ashburton

Dalzell Reg. (Doris) Winton
Study Topic: Cereal production, sheep production, farm management


Clarke, John. (Margaret) South Otago
Study Topic: Sheep farming, cropping - UK

O'Connor, John D. (Del) Westport
Study Topic: Dairying, small farms, devt of marginal land - UK


Daniell, John L. (dec'd) (Christine) Masterton

Pullar, Gordon J. (Margaret) Gore
Study Topic: Sheep, meat, wool production, marketing, supplementary feed crops, grain bulk harvesting and handling - UK


Hunt W F. (Bill) (dec'd) ( Ruth) Cromwell
Study Topic: Small seed production, feed lots for cattle - UK, USA

McLennan, Brian A. (dec'd) Masterton


James, H Alan. (dec'd) Masterton
McKenzie, Don K (dec'd) Ashburton


Baker, David G. (dec'd) (Allison) Cave
Hulston, Don J. (dec'd) Waimate


Badger G E. (dec'd) Okaihau, Kaitoke

S Don Sinclair. (dec'd) Nelson


Curd, P C. (dec'd) Ashburton
Study Topic: Rearing and Finishing Beef Cattle in the UK

McLean, R J. (dec'd) Invercargill


De Lautour, Philip A. (dec'd) (Philip and Natalie) Wairoa
Study Topic: Sheep and cattle breeds in the UK, with assessment of their value to NZ

Mackenzie, Clutha N. (dec'd) Scargill


Corrigan, John R. Matamata, now Tauranga

Jarman, F W (Ron) Darfield


Gordon, Rt.Hon. J B. (dec'd) Heriot
Holderness, T D John. (dec'd) Gebbies Valley


Slater, Gilbert S. (dec'd ) Geraldine
Linklater, H M. (Jack) (dec'd) Palmerston North



Nutt, Graham A. (dec'd) Christchurh
Plummer, Peter S. (dec'd) Waipawa


Murphy Brian E (dec'd) Kaponga, Taranaki
Hilgendorf, Sir Charles. (dec'd)

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