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Dairy Women’s Network focused on building financial confidence and wellbeing with ASB

As the dairy industry experiences unprecedented change, and transitions into a new operating environment, the Dairy Women’s Network is partnering with ASB to run a series of workshops aimed at building financial confidence for farmers throughout New Zealand. The sessions will be focused on the fundamentals of rural banking and finance, and the wider industry …

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Deep emotional connections driving Dairy Women’s Network new story telling project

3rd September 2019 Looking to create deep emotional connections is the drive behind the Dairy Women’s Network launch of a new visual story telling project, OUR PEOPLE. THEIR STORIES. “We are rolling out a series of short motivating visual stories, professionally produced, over our social channels and platforms,” Dairy Women’s Network CEO Jules Benton said.  …

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Donna Smit

Top accounting award for Whakatane Chartered Accountant and Fonterra director

Whakatane Chartered Accountant, and Fonterra Director, Donna Smit has been awarded a top accounting honour, recognising outstanding service to her profession and community. Smit, who is also a dairy farmer and a director of farmer co-operative Balance Agi-Nutrients, is among 188 Chartered Accountants worldwide to have been awarded a Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand …

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Dairy woman wins Edge leadership opportunity

Photo: Supplied Outward Bound – Participants in an Outward Bound course enjoy sailing in the Marlborough Sounds. 17th June 2019 Chelsea Smith from the King Country has won the opportunity to participate in The Edge, a unique leadership programme provided by The Outward Bound Trust with support from New Zealand’s largest network of Chartered Accounting …

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Enthusiasm for a digital future key asset for Dairy Women’s trustee role

1st July 2019 Enthusiasm for a digital future is a key asset Auckland based tech enthusiast Sophie Stanley feels she can bring to the Dairy Women’s Network as the newest member of its trust board. “I’ve worked with the Dairy Women’s Network in the past and have always admired what they are doing in the …

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