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Board of Directors

Murray Jagger


Married to Helen with 3 adult children Murray farms a dairy and dairy beef operation on 550 ha at Whangarei Heads where their family has lived and farmed for over 150 years. 

Career achievements                             

  • Northern Region Sharemilker of the Year 1991 and 3rd Nationally.
  • Northern Region, Farmers Mutual Rural Excellence Award. Winners, 1999 and 2000.

Leadership and governance roles

  • Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) Director since 2000.
  • Chaired LIC Shareholder committee.
  • Chaired LIC governance review committee.
  • Have had experience on both LIC remuneration and appointments committee and audit finance and risk committees.
  • Director Co-operative Business NZ.
  • Director Marsden Maritime Holdings.
  • Pastoral sector advisor on the 2014 Tai Tokerau Northland Regional Growth Study. 
  • Past Chairman of Northland Kikuyu Action Group. (kikuyu pasture research). 
  • NZ Fire service (30 years). Commanding officer Whangarei Heads Volunteer Fire Brigade.
  • President, Whangarei Agricultural and Pastoral Society.


  • Dip Ag Massey University.
  • Member NZ Directors Institute (certificate in company direction and chairmanship).
  • Kellogg Rural Leadership (2002). 

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