Manuka Honey Conference

Manuka Honey Conference

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Mānuka Conference: February 17 2016, TSB Hub, Hawera, Taranaki

Taranaki will host experts from New Zealand’s rapidly-growing mānuka honey sector at an event aimed at building greater understanding of this industry and its future potential.

Mānuka New Zealand 2016, takes place on 17th February at Hawera’s TSB Hub, and will feature more than a dozen speakers with industry, regulatory, scientific, government, research and land-use connections to mānuka honey and associated products.

Venture Taranaki, organised the event due to growing interest in the sector, and the need to assist those interested in the industry with information to help assess market opportunities, and inform primary sector diversification options. The conference will cover, not only the growth and economic possibilities but also risks and costs of involvement.

The conference is anticipated to be of interest to businesses, farmers, landowners, professional advisers, rural consultants, honey producers, bee keepers, Central Government, Councils, regional development agencies and local leaders.

Speakers include: MBIE, Federated Farmers, Manuka Farming New Zealand, Massey University, Watson and Sons, Te Tumu Paeroa, Taranaki Regional Council and Trees for Bees as well as practical case studies. Interest is anticipated not only from Taranaki but throughout the country.

Details:
Date: 17th February 2016
Venue: TSB Hub, Hawera
Time: 9am – 4pm (8.30am for registration)
Cost: $69 (+booking fee) before 20th Jan – register/pay online below

More information and tickets are available at http://business.taranaki.info/content.php/page/manuka16
Contact: Anne Probert, email: anne@venture.org.nz