Growing a strong regional future - Exploring Southland's food and fibre opportunities

Discover the untapped possibilities of Southland's food and fibre industry. We need your help to uncover commercially viable opportunities that will diversify the region's economy and create new job prospects. If you're part of the Southland food and fibre sector, let's team up to unlock the region's hidden potential. Share your ideas with us today!


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    Stage 1

    Identify opportunities within the food and fibre sector that are commercially viable and scalable

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    Stage 2

    Capture ideas and priorities

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    Stage 3

    Fine-tune and prioritise these ideas through workshops

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    Stage 4

    Workshop recommendations will be taken to an Advisory Group who will shortlist ten projects for a feasibility deep dive

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    Stage 5

    A Project Oversight Group will be established to provide governance and to allow for input from key regional stakeholders

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    Stage 6

    We will let you know about the ten projects and ensure that everyone has access to the information and can use it to inform their future decision-making and investment