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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Nominations now open for 2022 Ravensdown Agricultural Communicator of the Year

We've now opened nominations for the 2022 Ravensdown Agricultural Communicator of the Year. The winner will be announced at a reception at Fieldays on Wednesday 30 November. Read more here.

2022 NZGAJC Photography and Journalism Awards Winners Announced

Freelance journalist Kate Evans, writing for New Zealand Geographic, took out this year’s top award for two stories focusing on southern bluefin tuna fishing. Read more here.

Hugh Stringleman MNZM recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list

The Guild is delighted to see Hugh Stringleman recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to agricultural journalism. Read more here.

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There are a load of benefits to being a member of the Guild. If you work in agricultural communication or you're a journalist join us today! 

Freelance journalist Kate Evans, writing for New Zealand Geographic, took out this year’s top award in the New Zealand Guild of Agricultural Journalists and Communicators’ annual journalism awards for two stories focusing on southern bluefin tuna fishing.
Posted: 01-Oct-2022
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Congratulations to Hugh Stringleman MNZM on being recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to agricultural journalism. Hugh’s breadth of knowledge and depth of understanding about New Zealand agriculture sector is extraordinary. Well deserved!
Posted: 06-Jun-2022
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There are a load of benefits to being a member of the Guild. If you've not received your invoice yet please check your spam folder.
Posted: 25-Apr-2022
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The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) is a politically neutral, not-for-profit professional association for agricultural journalists in 56 countries. IFAJ members embrace freedom of the press.
Posted: 16-Mar-2022
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