New Zealand Branch

Branch News
 
Above is the new logo for NZARES, the sister organisation to AARES. The designer's explanation follows: "The "A" draws on the associated Australian Society's logo, as well as standing for agriculture. The "R" incorporated in the logo stands for the resource management aspects of the society, and ends in an uncurling fern frond, which is a symbol of New Zealand. The fern frond also represented an historical resource for Maori, and suggests the natural resources of the land. The sweep of the fern shape and the underlying curve suggest the New Zealand landscape, and the curl of the fern suggests the sea with its many resources. Block lettering was used for the NZARES lettering, to illustrate the strong quantitative and robust analytical underpinnings of the Society." Others have also noted that the diagonal lines of the A look like the roofline of a Maori whare (http://www.aares.info/spacer.gif), and there is the shape of a whale caught under the curve of the fern, but these were unintentional!
 
Branch AGM
The New Zealand branch holds its AGM in August each year.
 
Branch Contact Details
New Zealand Agriculture and Resource Economics Society (NZARES) Phone: +64 3 318 1056
Fax: +64 3 318 1061
Email: nzares
Web: www.nzares.org.nz

NZARES Secretariat
PO Box 19-560
Christchurch 8241
New Zealand

President Mr Rod Forbes
Phone: +64 4 474 4222
Email: rod.forbes

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
PO Box 2526
Wellington

President Elect Dr Dan Marsh
Phone: +64 7 856 2889
Fax +64 7 856 4331
Email: dmarsh

Department of Economics
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
Hamilton

Past President Mr Stuart Ford
Phone: +64 3 365 6805
Email: stuart

The Agribusiness Group
PO Box 4354
Christchurch

Secretary Mrs Irene Parminter
Phone: +64 4 894 0626
Email: Irene.parminter

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
PO Box 2526
Wellington

Treasurer Mr Phil Journeaux
Phone: +64 7 856 1824
Fax: +64 7 856 1824
Email: phil.journeaux

MAF Policy
Private Bag 3123
Hamilton

Councillor Dr Kathryn Bicknell
Phone: +64 3 325 2811
Email: bicknelk

Commerce Division
Lincoln University
PO Box 84
Lincoln 7647

Councillor Dr Eugene Rees
Phone: +64 4 819 4659
Phone: +64 4 819 4669
Email: eugene.rees

Ministry of Fisheries
PO Box 1020
Wellington

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