Mihaka Beckham

Mihaka Beckham

Mihaka Beckham Farm Assistant While his friends dreamed of glamorous sporting careers Mihaka Beckham dreamed of working the land and being a dairy farmer. SCHOOL: Whangarei Boys’ High School TRAINING INSTITUTE: Gateway Programme, Primary Industries; Primary ITO...
Ella Wharmby

Ella Wharmby

ella wharmby ASSISTANT Farm MANAGER Ella had barely stepped foot on a farm before embarking on a career that combines her passion for food, animals and the environment. SCHOOL: Waikato Diocesan School for GirlsTRAINING INSTITUTE: Massey University, Bachelor of...
James Luo

James Luo

James Luo Farm Assistant James’ love of a video game and travels around New Zealand led him to a dairy farming career. SCHOOL: Haian High school, China, 2011-2013; Taylor’s College, Auckland, 2014TRAINING INSTITUTE: Massey University, 2015-2018, Bachelor of...
Chelsea Goodall

Chelsea Goodall

Chelsea Goodall Student and stay at home mum Chelsea changed careers after her husband became a career farmer five years ago. SCHOOL: Otumoetai College, 2008-2010, Te Whakatipuranga – The School for Young Parents, 2010-2012TRAINING INSTITUTE: Dairy Training...
Hayley Hoogendyk

Hayley Hoogendyk

Hayley Hoogendyk Farm Manager Hayley Hoogendyk grew up as a city girl but chose a rural career. SCHOOL: Mt Maunganui College. 2002-2006TRAINING INSTITUTE: Massey University 2007-2009, Primary ITO 2014 to present dayCURRENT EMPLOYMENT: Farm Manager “My story...
Harepaora Ngaheu

Harepaora Ngaheu

Harepaora Ngaheu Contract Milker Harepaora was 21 years old when he first put cups on cows and it changed his life forever. TRAINING INSTITUTE: Diploma in Agribusiness, Level 4CURRENT EMPLOYMENT: Contract Milker “I want to be a positive role model for young...