B+LNZ calling for farmer board nominations

Beef + Lamb New Zealand Ltd is calling for nominations to stand for two farmer-elected director positions on its board.

They are for the Northern North Island and Northern South Island electorates.

Nominations need to be made to the B+LNZ returning officer, Warwick Lampp by 5pm on Friday 19 December. Farmers can call him on 0508 666 447 to get information on how to make a nomination.

Election day will be Friday 27 February 2015, with voting carried out by post and internet. Voting forms will be posted to registered voters in February.

To be eligible to vote, farmers will come from either of these two electorates and must have owned at least 250 sheep and/or 50 beef cattle and/or 100 dairy cattle on 30 June 2014. They must also be registered on the B+LNZ electoral roll by 5pm on Thursday 29 January 2015.

Farmers can register to vote by contacting the B+LNZ returning officer or filling in the online form on the Beef + Lamb New Zealand website: beeflambnz.com/register.

Supplied by B+LNZ.

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