2021 Deer Industry Conference

2021 Deer Industry Conference

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 to Thursday, May 20, 2021

Registrations are now open!
Please click here for the registration form >>

After going virtual last year because of Covid, the Deer Industry Conference returns in the flesh in 2021. It will be held in Invercargill on 18 & 19 May, followed by ‘P2P in Action’ -- a national technical workshop – on 20 May.
The venue will be the first-class facilities of the Bill Richardson Transport World, with access for delegates to amazing truck and car collections. Look for more details in upcoming editions of DINZ eNews and Deer Industry News.

For programme or speaker enquires, please get in touch with Tony Pearse on tony.pearse@deernz.org or 021 719 038.

Sponsorship, registration or general enquiries, please get in touch with conference organiser Melissa Bahler on positiveeventsplus@xtra.co.nz or 027 664 3080.

Live streaming
Gallagher auction for a TSi2 Weigh Scale and Livestock Manager
Sponsors list


Registrations are open. Please click here to download the registration form >> 

In a move designed to add attraction, a 25% discount will be offered on full registration for the second (or more) registered delegate from the same farming entity.


Click here to download a copy of the programme >>


Deer Industry Conference special rates have been arranged at the Ascot Hotel and Kelvin Hotel. Unless notified otherwise, delegates need to contact your choice of hotel and book your own accommodation needs.

Ascot Park Hotel: Corner of Tay Street & Racecourse Road, Invercargill – To book, call 0800 272 687 or email ascot@ilt.co.nz and use reference: Deer Industry Conference

Kelvin Hotel: 20 Kelvin Street, Invercargill – To book, call 0800 802 829 and quote Deer Industry booking 3566


The conference will live-stream on the Deer Industry NZ YouTube channel, on www.deernz.org and links on the Deer Industry Facebook page. 


Registrations and conference management is supplied by Wellington-based Melissa Bahler, via Positive Events Plus, aided by the DFA Executive Committee and DINZ staff. 

Gallagher auction for a TSi2 Weigh Scale and Livestock Manager

Get a chance to submit a tender for a Gallagher TSi2 Weigh Scale and Livestock Manager. The highest tender* will take away a Gallagher TSi2 Weigh Scale and Livestock Manager. All proceeds from the sale of these products will go to the Deer Industry Conference, value is $5601.00 RRP Incl. GST. The reserve price is $4,140 Incl. GST.

*Terms and conditions apply. See Gallagher stand at conference for more information.

Download the entry form here >>

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