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People

November 15, 2018

The one question you need to ask yourself to make an impact

At just 28, Priya Singh is Fonterra’s youngest General Manager. She has two social enterprises and recently spoke at an international conference about changing the world.

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November 14, 2018

Using collaborative science to unlock our potential

Enhancing the production and productivity of New Zealand’s primary sector, while maintaining and improving the quality of the country’s land and water for future generations. That’s the mission of the ‘Our Land and Water’ National Science Challenge.

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October 29, 2018

Fonterra joins Gender Tick as founding member

Fonterra is one of six founding members of the Gender Tick accreditation programme launched by the YWCA in New Zealand. 

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October 23, 2018

A career in dairy might be more different than you think

Fonterra Chief Operating Officer of Farm Source and Global Operations, Robert Spurway, says a career in dairy doesn’t necessarily mean milking cows.    

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October 15, 2018

Kudos for a scientific star

Dr Brendon Gill is a Senior Research Scientist in the Nutrition Lab at our Waitoa site and recently received the Emerging Scientist Award at Waikato’s Kudos Science Awards.

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October 09, 2018

Grabbing life by the horns

October 8th- 14th marks Mental Health Awareness Week. Co-op farmer Wayne Langford knows what it’s like to suffer from mental illness. He’s the man behind the YOLO (You Only Live Once) farmer blog. He shares his story about owning up to his illness and how the YOLO project helped him cope with depression.  

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October 08, 2018

A Good Reason for a ‘GoodYarn’

One of the hardest things is when you know someone is struggling but you’re not sure how to help. That was the issue Fonterra wanted to tackle when we rolled out the “GoodYarn” mental health workshops. Two years on nearly 2000 of our staff have taken part and the conversations are growing. 

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October 05, 2018

3 trends changing the way we work 

There are a growing number of people who don’t imagine their career following traditional paths which poses challenges and opportunities for organisations, writes Fonterra’s acting head of people & culture, Mark van Zon. 

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September 27, 2018

Collaboration will deliver better outcome than one size fits all regulation

Ian Proudfoot, KPMG’s International's Global Head of Agribusiness based in Auckland, New Zealand, discusses the challenges and opportunities for NZ’s ‘producers’.

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