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Adam Van Opzeeland – MPI graduate development programme

Name – Adam Van Opzeeland Age – 25 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Science (biological sciences), Bachelor of Science with Honours (zoology), Master of Environmental Management (sustainable development). Job possibilities – Private sector consultancy, sustainability adviser, environmental officer. Huge array of positions at various public sector government departments, national and international non-governmental organisations: conservation, sustainability. Employer – Ministry for Primary Industries Pay range for first two years – $40-44,999 ... Read More »

Erica van Reenen – Environment Extension Manager

Name – Erica van Reenen Age – 29 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Master of Agricultural Science Job Possibilities – Researcher, policy analyst/advisor, banker, fertiliser/seed rep, journalist, extension specialist, farmer, farm advisor, lecturer, and plenty more. Employer – Beef + Lamb New Zealand Pay Range for first two years – $40-44,999 Pay Range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – I get ... Read More »

Erin Hutchinson – Science editor

Name – Erin Hutchinson Age – 35 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Science (Honours I) majoring in geography. First Aid, Chemical Handling, NZQA ATV + tractor + 2-wheeler Job Possibilities – Land management officer, policy advisor, environmental scientist, remote sensing analyst, science communicator Employer – NZX Agri Pay Range for first two years – $45-$49,999 Pay Range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this ... Read More »

Erica van Reenan – Environmental extension

Farmers and greenie still view each other with caution and sometimes downright hostility. Though she’s passionate about the environment Erica van Reenen has been on the receiving end of prejudice against farmers. Now she’s working to bridge the divide between the two groups she tells Sheryl Brown what she’s doing. Erica van Reenen still laughs about getting kicked out of ... Read More »