Associated Industry Entities

Associated Industry Entities

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 New Zealand deer industry 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: William Rolleston (Independent)

AgResearch Appointment: Greg Murison
Direct Phone:07 838 5484

Deer Industry New Zealand Appointment: Dan Coup
Direct Phone: 04 4716113

Independent appointment: Doug Wilson

Executive: Catharine Sayer (DINZ)
Direct Phone: 04 471 6116