DINZ Activity

DINZ Activity

Deer Industry New Zealand represents and works alongside deer farmers, processors and marketers both on farm and in our international markets with with trade and consumers. This section covers the current activities of DINZ and its associates.

The 'P2P' Programme or "Passion to Profit" is a Deer Industry Initiative aimed at improving the Profitability for its farmers and therefore improve the sustainability of the Industry for generations to come

The Producer support team assists farmers and its DFA members New Zealand wide, covering industry policy related matters, operational management of DFA, coordination & communication of Industry activities such as Focus Farms and Industry conference events.

Promoting the best red meat in the world. Deer industry levys are put to work telling chefs and consumers in priority markets what's so good about New Zealand farm raised venison.

Velvet market development is aimed to create sustainable and profitable business streams throughout the New Zealand velvet industry with this novel health ingredient; well respected by sophisticated consumers in the Asia markets

The Science and Policy manager at DINZ oversees industry-managed research projects, including those initiated by VARNZ and DEEResearch, as well as policy-related matters on behalf of Deer Industry New Zealand.

To the deer industry, quality includes animal welfare, animal health, food safety, identification, traceability and environmental issues.

Next Generation Programme information