26 Jan 2010

Four seek two seats on board

12:51 pm on 26 January 2010

Four farmers are to contest two seats on the board of Meat & Wool New Zealand Board, which will become vacant as the sitting directors reach the end of their three year terms.

Kirsten Bryant of Fordell and Tony Gray of Pohangina Valley are seeking to become the Western North Island representative. Current director Ron Frew is not standing again.

In the Central South Island: David Douglas of Oamaru is standing for another term, but he's being challenged by Anne Munro of Fairlie.

Meat & Wool levy-payers will receive voting papers next month for the elections, which end on 10 March.