Rural Leaders

Rural Leaders New Zealand

Our vision is to be the world’s best at developing, activating and supporting leaders in New Zealand’s food and fibre sector. We grow world-class leaders to transform our communities, country and world.

At Rural Leaders we work closely with partner organisations, alumni and industry networks to collaborate on projects that ensure New Zealand remains at the global forefront of food and fibre.

We are passionate about growing grounded rural leaders to undertake the transformations we need to make to ensure our planet and its people flourish.

We deliver the primary sector’s three foremost leadership programmes: Nuffield New Zealand Farming Scholarships, Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme and Value Chain Innovation Programme.

Apply now for the 2022 Value Chain Innovation Programme.
Applications close midnight 18 September 2022.

Our programmes work in partnership with some of New Zealand’s leading agribusiness organisations – click here for more.​