Upcoming Events 

Join the New Zealand Association of Resource Management in collaboration with Our Land and Water for two evenings of inspiration, innovation, and networking.

Discover the latest developments in resource management, hear from visionary projects, and network with like-minded professionals in Hamilton and Tauranga.

Come along for a FREE evening of drinks and nibbles and listen to two presentations from Phil Journeaux about Barriers to diversification and John Burke about Retiring Farmland into Ngahere

Night 1                                                                            Night 2   
Date: 29 November 2023                                             Date: 30 November 2023 
Time: 5.30 pm                                                                Time: 5.30 pm 
Venue: Trinity Wharf, Tauranga                                     Venue: Ibis Hotel Tainui, Hamilton

Register here for Tauranga                                             Register here for Hamilton 


Phil Journeaux

Phil is self-employed, from 2012, after 35 years with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the last 7 years as North Island Policy Manager. Since then, he has carried out many economic analyses across a wide range of issues. He has been involved in several agri-environmental issues, including reducing nitrogen flows into Lake Taupo, on the Waikato PC1 collaborative stakeholder group, and in recent years been involved with the NZ Greenhouse Gas Research Centre, Ministry for Primary Industry, and He Waka Eke Noa, managing on-farm GHG research projects, modelling greenhouse gas mitigations at a farm level and the implications of pricing emissions, and presenting on this at a range of forums.

John Burke

John is the former chief executive and a shareholder of Te Awanui Huka Pak, a 6 million tray kiwifruit post-harvest business in Tauranga. He has an agri-business background and qualifications. In December 2010, John was appointed general manager of Kiwifruit Vine Health, a newly formed industry body setup to manage the major threat posed to the industry by the bacterial disease Psa. From April 2012 to December 2015 John was contracted by Comvita NZ to project manage a project aimed at proving the business case for the retirement of marginal hill country into high performance Manuka plantations. He is currently a gold kiwifruit grower and farmer. The farming operation includes Pukekauri Farm an award-winning environmental farm located in Katikati. In February 2023 he jointly produced a resource to assist the low cost establishment of marginal farmland back into ngahere. 

Annual general meetings (AGMs)

The NZARM AGM is held annually at the . All NZARM members are welcome to attend and having voting rights at the meeting.

The next AGM will be held via Zoom on the 30th of November 2020. Check out the individual events tab for a link to RSVP.

Our AGM minutes and agenda can be found HERE


NZARM’s Annual Conference is one of the key mechanisms that promote effective communication and transfer of information between members, other resource management practitioners, and the community, concerning resource management.

Regional meetings

Regional meetings are key elements of NZARM’s mission and service to its members.

These meetings are usually designed around a particular regional issue and tend to involve members and interested people from both within, and from adjacent regions.



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