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 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.

If you work in agricultural communication, Join Us.

If you want to communicate with the rural sector, Contact Us.

Join us for our lunchtime briefing

The Guild is hosting a series of briefing sessions on Thursdays with key representatives from across the food and fiber industry. Our guest on Thursday 9 July is with Andrew Hoggard, newly elected President of Federated Farmers Read more and register here...

Read our April 2020 newsletter

Ravensdown Agricultural Communicator of the Year update, professional development programme plans, and comments from our president Jackie Harrigan on the impac Covid is having on the media industry. Read more here...

2019 NZGAJC Photography and Journalism Awards winners announced

A three-part series by the Country-Wide team looking at the impact of carbon forestry, took out this year’s top award in the New Zealand Guild of Agricultural Journalists and Communicators annual journalism awards. Read more here... 

Latest News

Lunchtime Briefing, midday Thursday 9 July with Andrew Hoggard, newly elected President of Federated Farmers
Posted: 06-Jul-2020
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Lunchtime Briefing, midday Thursday 11 June with Tim Mackle, Chief Executive of DairyNZ
Posted: 08-Jun-2020
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Lunchtime Briefing, midday Thursday 21 May with Innes Moffat, CEO of Deer Industry New Zealand
Posted: 29-May-2020
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Lunchtime Briefing, midday Thursday 21 May with Sam McIvor, Chief Executive of Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Posted: 19-May-2020
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