ExportNZ Breakfast: Food and Beverage Focus

The ExportNZ Canterbury Breakfast features presentations from internationally successful New Zealand exporters providing a platform for learning, inspiration and networking.

Our first Breakfast for 2017 focuses on the Food and Beverage sector, with guests speaker Andrew Priest from Ngai Tahu Farming along with Lisa and Donald Templeton from Denheath Desserts.

** Host your clients - Corporate Tables of 8 available! **


Andrew Priest - CEO,
Ngāi Tahu Farming

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Hear from Andrew on Ngāi Tahu Farming’s Quadruple Bottom Line and Sustainability Journey.

Ngāi Tahu Farming manages extensive farming and forestry assets across Te Wai Pounamu. These include large scale dairy and beef farms on the Canterbury Plains, high country stations at the head of Lake Whakatipu, and forestry operations on the West Coast and Otago. Business activities include farm conversion and development, and the primary production of logs, milk and meat which are sold to local processors for export around the world. Ngāi Tahu Farming manages strongly to a quadruple bottom line delivering economic, social, natural environment and values & culture outcomes.

Andrew is Chief Executive Officer of Ngāi Tahu Farming. He is also an independent director with past appointments at farmer cooperatives based in the Canterbury region. Prior to joining Ngāi Tahu in July 2015, Andrew had his own consulting practice specialising in strategy formulation, performance improvement, risk management and organisational alignment across a range of industries.


BW and Colour DenheathLisa & Donald Templeton - Denheath Desserts

The South Canterbury makers of the iconic Denheath custard squares. Hear about their journey of expanding the company's reach with the aid of crowd funding.

The family-owned Denheath Desserts started making and selling 200 to 400 custard squares a day in 1996 and now produces more than 10,000 squares and slices a day for national and international markets from its factory in Timaru.


Satish Ranchhod Westpac Photo BW2Satish Ranchhod - Senior Economist, Westpac

Hear from Satish on the latest business economic forecasts and the influence of current world politics on our trading outlook.

His work focuses on inflation and developments in New Zealand’s labour market. Prior to joining Westpac, he was an adviser at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, focussing on analysing and forecasting the New Zealand economy, with a particular focus on inflation.


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ExportNZ Canterbury is a division of the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce. Members of the Chamber automatically gain membership to ExportNZ Canterbury and its specialist services.

For more information on the Export Breakfast please email Alex Thorpe or call 353 4165.

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Wednesday 1 March


7:30am to 9:15am


Hagley Oval Pavillion



$60 + GST

Member - Table of 8

$430 + GST


$120 + GST

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