Taratahi Board:

  • Board Member Appointed by
  • Donna Smit Primary ITO
  • Jamie Falloon​Wairarapa Branch of Federated Farmers New Zealand
  • Jan Tatham Wairarapa Agricultural & Pastoral Society
  • Mavis Mullins (Chairperson) Minister of Education
  • Professor Steve Morris Minister for Primary Industries
  • Andrew Gibbs Minister for Primary Industries
  • Paul McGill Masterton Agricultural & Pastoral Society

Taratahi Executive Team:

  • Name Position
  • Arthur Graves Chief Executive
  • James O'Connor General Manager Strategic Projects & Facilities
  • Anne Benson Academic Director
  • Nikki Hosking Chief Finance Officer
  • Paul Crick General Manager Farm Business & Training (Sheep & Beef)
  • Richard Wanhill Business Development Director
  • Steve Grevatt General Manager Farm Business & Training (Dairy)

The Latest

Wairarapa Graduation 2016

Wairarapa Graduation 2016

Monday, 10 October 2016

Graduation is a highlight of a student’s life. The annual Taratahi Wairarapa Graduation ceremony is no exception, and is one of the biggest events in the region, with close to 500 people attending.We are delighted to announce that Graduation for our 2016 students will be held on 24 March 2017. We are giving advanced warning of the date to allow parents and students time to book travel to this event.

Central North Island Dairy Academy opens

Central North Island Dairy Academy opens

Tuesday, 01 March 2016

A new training facility aimed at preparing students for careers in the dairy industry has been opened.  The Central North Island Dairy Academy is in its second week of training 10 New Zealand students in a 32 week programme that combines theory, practical training and farm experience.  The academy is a partnership between Taratahi, Landcorp and the Shanghai Pengxin Group (SPG) and sits alongside one of Shanghai Pengxin's Reporoa farms which was being sharemilked by Landcorp.

Coming Up: