Services to Seed Forum – 2024

New Zealand Grain & Seed Trade Association is pleased to host the


“Services to Seed Forum”


To be held at the


Commodore Hotel

449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch

Thursday 8th August 2024

8:30am – 2:30pm

Cost $69.00 pp (GST incl)

Includes lunch & refreshments

Programme - Thursday 8th August 2024

8.30am Registration
9:00am Welcome
Steve Pugh
Chair NZGSTA Services to Seed Business Group
9:15am Transport & Freight Update
Simon Munt
Chief Customer & Supply Chain Officer: Lyttelton Port Company
Peter Andre
Southern Regional Manager: Mediterranean Shipping Company
Grant Lowe
South Island Port Users Working Group
Struan Banks
Export Channel Manager Cargo Air New Zealand
Dom Kalasih
Interim Chief Executive Transporting New Zealand
Paul Dinnington
Key Account Executive Kiwi Rail
Mark Wareing
Fairfield Freight Hub
11.00am Morning Tea
11.30am Allan Thompson/Stuart Wylie
Border Clearance Services Ministry for Primary Industries

Border Clearance Update
11:50am Sam Brooks
Commercial Services Manager AsureQuality

LabConnect Update
12.10pm Pat Ryan
Manager New Zealand Seeds Authority

Seed Certification Information System Update
12.45pm Kelly Evans
Chair New Zealand Seed Testing Society

Seed Analysts Update
1.00pm Mark Frampton
Secretary New Zealand Seed Processors

Seed Processors Update
1:15pm Questions
1:20pm Lunch & Networking
Pattersons Restaurant – Downstairs

More info, Accommodation, Transport & Parking

Register individually or as a group, please supply names and contact details for each person.

Advise any dietary requirements you might have.

Accommodation is available at the venue at $225.00 pp/night.

Book via the following link, click book a room, select edit stay at the top of the screen for the nights required.

Parking – Free parking is available on site.


Steve Pugh: Chair Services to Seed Business Group:

Thomas Chin:

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