Welcome to the Guild

The New Zealand Guild of Agricultural Journalists and Communicators is a friendly, professional society for those working with a focus on agriculture – the backbone of this country.

One of the Guild's key objectives is to have agriculture recognised for the major role it plays in New Zealand's export-oriented economy.

For over 60 years, our members have brought this country's innovative and sustainable methods of food and fibre production for domestic and export markets to the attention of urban and rural New Zealanders alike. Within the Guild there is expertise in everything from animal behaviour to wine.

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Register for our professional development day

The New Zealand Guild of Agricultural Journalists and Communicators is holding a professional development day from 1pm - 4pm on Friday 26 November at MPI, Pastoral House, Wellington. Register here.

2021 NZGAJC Photography and Journalism Awards - Entries close on Sunday 10 October

We've now opened entries for the 2021 NZGAJC Photography and Journalism Awards. The closing date has been EXTENDED FOR ANOTHER WEEK! The new closing date for all awards is 5pm on Sunday 10 October. The winners will be announce at the Awards Night in Wellington on Friday 26 November. Read more here.

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We've discounted the annual subscription for individuals for 2021 by 50% as our response to pressures to our industry caused by COVID. If you work in agricultural communication join us today! 

A new journalism award designed to recognise the importance of innovation and technology in supporting sustainability and modern regenerative production systems and sponsored by the Ministry for Primary Industries has been introduced by the New Zealand Guild of Agricultural Journalists and Communicators this year.
Posted: 28-Sep-2021
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NZ Guild of Agricultural Journalists and Communicators hosts a series of sessions with experts across our field. Join us on Thursday 19 August with Dr Jacqueline Rowarth, Adjunct Professor Lincoln University and farmer-elected director of DairyNZ and Ravensdown.
Posted: 08-Aug-2021
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Rural personality and farming advocate Craig ‘Wiggy’ Wiggins was last night announced as the 35th winner of the Ravensdown Agricultural Communicator of the Year award.
Posted: 17-Jun-2021
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NZ Guild of Agricultural Journalists and Communicators hosts a series of sessions with experts across our field. Join us on Thursday 27 May to hear from Kevin Bryant, CEO of the New Zealand Veterinary Association.
Posted: 25-May-2021
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