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Women’s Enviro Evening

Connecting, Inspiring and Empowering

Clinton Town Hall
6.30pm - 9.30pm

FREE Event | Supper | Raffles | Cash Bar

RSVP by Friday 26th July 2019 to

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Evening Speakers

  • Sarah Perriam

Sarah is a passionate rural advocate and is widely regarded as a leading voice in rural media. She is former producer and co-host of RadioLIVE's Rural Exchange (REX). Sarah was also a finalist in the Westpac woman of influence awards.

During her time as a rural media producer, presenter, and director, Sarah learnt so much about not only the efforts farmers go to—to produce a premium, grass-fed, ethical product—but also the challenges they face to tell their story in a fair and balanced way.


  • Penny Clark-Hall
    Social Licence Consultancy

Penny is the founder of NZ’s first Social Licence Consultancy, which helps farmers and agribusinesses earn and maintain their Social Licence to Operate (SLO).

She says her farming background has been the primary drive behind her passion to help the sector earn and maintain its SLO. Penny is passionate about empowering businesses to understand their social footprint and earn their social licence to operate.


  • Kate Scott
    Executive Director
    Landpro Limited

Central Otago based, Kate is an Executive Director of Landpro Limited, a planning and surveying company she jointly founded in 2007.

Kate is passionate about the primary industries and the environment, and works across a broad range of sectors, including dairy, sheep and beef, horticulture and viticulture. Kate is also a Nuffield Scholar. Kate’s Nuffield Report looks at ‘Enabling Better Environmental Outcomes in Agriculture’.


  • Sinead Leahy
    International Capability and Training Coordinator

Sinead is the International Capability and Training Coordinator at NZ Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC) and the NZ representative of the Livestock Research Group of the GRA for Greenhouse Gas­es.

Originally from Ireland, Sinead gained her PhD from the University College Cork in 2005 and moved to NZ in 2006 to work on ruminant nutrition and microbiology.  Her research interests focus on increasing our understanding of the science needed to develop practical and effective approaches to reducing methane emissions from ruminant livestock in NZ.


  • Janet Gregory
    South Island Team Leader
    NZ Landcare Trust

Janet is a strong advocate for local water catchment groups. She has been an integral part of establishing many catchment groups throughout the South Island. Janet’s current position with NZ Landcare Trust as South Island team leader, has her supporting farmers and landowners on several sustainability initiatives.

Janet is passionate about agriculture and the environment and believes we can do more for both through collaboration and connecting people.

Tue, Jul. 30, 2019 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM