Associated Industry Entities

Associated Industry Entities

NZDIA
The New Zealand Deer Industry Association (NZDIA) is a voluntary organisation, representing the interests of processors and exporters of New Zealand deer products.  It is funded by membership subscription.

Cervena Trust
Cervena Trust Limited administers the Cervena appelation on behalf of producers of venison and Cervena licenesees in New Zealand. The current directors of Cervena Trust Limited are: Richard Templer, John Upton and Mark Hawkins. 

Velvet Antler Research New Zealand Ltd (VARNZ)
VARNZ is a joint venture between the Deer Industry New Zealand and AgResearch. Its objectives are to carry out research on velvet antler and control and manage the results of that research for the benefit of the New Zealand deer industry.

Board Members
Chairman: Collier Isaacs (Independent)

AgResearch Appointment: Greg Murison

Deer Industry New Zealand Appointment: Dan Coup
Executive: Catharine Sayer (DINZ)
Direct Phone: 04 471 6116
Email: catharine.sayer@deernz.org

DEEResearch Ltd 

DEEResearch is a joint venture between the Deer Industry New Zealand and AgResearch. Its objectives are to carry out research on deer production and venison and co-product processing.

Board Members

Chairman: Collier Isaacs (Independent)

AgResearch Appointments: Megan Skiffington and Glyn Francis

Deer Industry New Zealand Appointments: Ian Walker and Dan Coup

Tertiary Education Institutes' Representative: Andy Greer (Lincoln University)

Venison Processors', Marketers' and Exporters' Representative: Danny Hailes (Alliance Group)
Executive: Catharine Sayer (DINZ) - contact details as per VARNZ

Website: www.deeresearch.org.nz.  Note that a password is required to access DEEResearch's research reports.  It is available to all levy-payers.  Contact pam.macleman@deernz.org for password requests.