Trish Rankin


Trish is a  dairy farmer in Taranaki, with her husband Glen, and four boys aged 11-19years. She was the 2019 DWN Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year. 

She loves to make the most of opportunities offered and participates actively in the agriculture industry. She works part time for AsureQuality on the Freshwater Farm Plan team as well as various other governance and advisory roles. 

 In 2019, Trish undertook the Kellogg Leadership Programme with the main purpose being a research project focused on how a circular economy model can be developed on a New Zealand dairy farm.

Trish enjoys the outdoors and loves being part of the Opunake Surf Life Saving club where all the family have different roles from lifeguard, to officials to junior surf members.