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Welcome to the August edition of Kelloggers Konnect!

The Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme is celebrating its 41st birthday this year and we’re proud to shout out that we’ve successfully delivered over 900 participants through the programme since 1979.

And the great news is that we’re not stopping there. We are gearing up to expand the Kellogg Programme with the introduction of Kellogg regional courses starting in early 2021 – more on that to come in this newsletter.

Although it’s been a challenging year we’ve remained flexible as we continue to adapt our Kellogg course dates around the recent Covid19 lockdowns. Needless to say, we are pleased to now be back on track with the Kellogg Courses for 2020 and 2021.

So without further delay – read on to find out what’s happening with our Kellogg programme and alumni activities:

As we’re sure you already know, Rural Leaders also deliver the Nuffield NZ Farming Scholarship Programme. If you’re interested in keeping up with what’s happening with our Nuffield Alumni click here

If you have any questions about the Kellogg programme or you’d like more information about the Kellogg Northland course in early 2021 please contact us at programmes@ruralleaders.co.nz.

Kellogg course updates

We are pleased to now be back on track with our Kellogg Course dates for 2020, following the Covid19 lockdowns. Phase 2 for Kellogg Course 1 is scheduled to go ahead between 14 – 18 September in Wellington. Phase 1 for Kellogg Course 2 will start on 26 August – 3 September in Lincoln (Canterbury).

Click here to check out the remaining course dates for the 2020 Kellogg Programmes.

Applications open now for the first
2021 Kellogg intake

Do you know of anyone in your networks who is passionate about developing their leadership style, growing their networks and contributing to their community, business and Industry? 

If you do have someone in mind, make sure you encourage them to take the next step in their development and apply to do a Kellogg in 2021.

Please forward this link (https://ruralleaders.co.nz/application-kellogg) on to potential candidates who would like to know more about the Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme and how they can take the next step in becoming a leader of change in their industry.

Applications for Course 1 in 2021 close on Monday, 19 October 2020.

2021 Kellogg Courses

Course 1 – 26 January – 7 July 2021
Course 2 – 22 June – 25 November 2021

Kellogg Northland course to launch February 2021

Applications open now!

NZTE Funding assistance for Kellogg Applicants

Our partners...

We are pleased to acknowledge LIC as Rural Leader’s new Programme Partner and the re-signing of a three year agreement with our supporting partner GlobalHQ.

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Kelloggers in the news

Siobhan O’Malley & Wayne Langford – Meat the Need

In our last newsletter we featured the work Siobhan O’Malley and Wayne Langford have been doing with their new charitable venture ‘Meat the Need’.  Tune in to this podcast where Siobhan and Wayne talk about how and why they got started on the ‘Meat the Need’ charity concept. To find out more about Meat the

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Anna Nelson’s work for King Country River Care Group

Anna Nelson, 2016 Kellogger, is currently working as the Co-ordinator for King Country River Care Group. Anna recently featured on Sarah’s Country where she talked about the work she has been doing for the King Country River Care Group who have been awarded an $844K grant to support clean waterways in the King Country. Click

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Nigel Woodhead : Young Leaders Vision

Nigel Woodhead completed the Kellogg Rural Leadership programme in 2019 and that same year, sat at the most sought-after strategy table in NZAg – the Primary Sector Council. The young Otago farmer reflects on his leadership journey so far. This article appeared in the June 2020 edition of ‘The Farmlander.’ Click here to read the full article on page 20.

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