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The Horticulture Conference 2018   /  23–25 July 2018  /  Christchurch

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Charlotte Connoley

Charlotte Connoley
Managing Director, South Pacific Seed Sales (NZ) Ltd.

Biography

Originally from a sheep and cattle farm in the Hakataramea Valley, Charlotte has been with South Pacific Seeds for 16 years, beginning with the company straight from University in 2001 and taking on the management role in 2004. Through Charlotte’s time with the company they have grown from an original 5 employees with an office in Christchurch to the current business of 21 employees and a custom built facility in Pukekohe including Seed Innovations for seed treatment. Charlotte is currently Vice Chair of the Vegetable Sector of the New Zealand Grain & Seed Trade Association, was a Director on the Board of the Produce Marketing Association – Australia New Zealand and has judged the New Zealand Olive Oil Awards for the past 16 years and was an internationally accredited olive oil taster for a period of time.

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