What's happening in your area

January 2005

Trainers review their training methods

Wednesday, 26 January 2005
Ensuring that Tectra's wool harvesting training delivery is consistent across New Zealand is important to the Regional Training Coordinators and where better to upskill than in a woolshed

Tectra recertified to ISO 9001

Friday, 21 January 2005
Tectra's business was recently audited by Verification New Zealand - and passed with flying colours.

Tectra Trainer Smashes World Shearing Record!

Monday, 17 January 2005
Part-time Tectra trainer Darin Forde was part of a team of six Southland men who smashed a 14 year old world lamb shearing record at Wairiki Station last week.

Apply now for the Certificate in Wool Technology!

Friday, 14 January 2005
The Certificate in Wool Technology is a two-year part time programme of five papers, taught mainly extramurally including one short, practical block course.It is suitable for farmers, brokers, processors - in fact anyone wanting to further their understanding of wool and the wool industry in this country.

Ram selection - getting it right is important

Friday, 7 January 2005
Doing your homework and determining what production traits are important for your flock is essential prior to selecting a ram says Tectra's Robert Pattison.

Gisborne initiative to encourage people in to the rural sector

Wednesday, 5 January 2005
Tectra’s Lew Willoughby has recently been associated with a new initiative to help attract young people into the rural sector.  At the Gisborne Monitor Farm, efforts are being made to encourage young local shepherds to attend community group meetings to get a taste of the day to day business decisions made when running a farm.