Tunley succeeds Palmer on Pipfruit New Zealand board
Nadine Tunley is the new chair of Pipfruit New Zealand, which represents the apple and pear industries.
Courtesy of Pipfruit NZ Ltd.
Nadine Tunley, managing director of Energie Produce Limited in Nelson, New Zealand, was elected chair of the board of Pipfruit New Zealand, Inc., at its annual meeting on August 8. She succeeds Ian Palmer, who has retired from the board.
Pipfruit NZ, Inc., Chief Executive Allan Pollard said Palmer was thanked for his outstanding contributions to the industry while serving as chair for the past decade, a period of significant change for the industry. The organization represents apple and pear growers with the ultimate goal of achieving acceptable sustainable returns.
Serving on the board with Tunley are: Stephen Anderson of Taylor Corporation, Hawke’s Bay; Peter Beaven, grower representative from Hawke’s Bay; Andrew Common of Crasbornes, Hawke’s Bay; Stephen Darling, grower, Central Otago; Michael “Snow” Hardy of Turners and Growers, Auckland; and Andrew van Workum of Mr Apple, Hawke’s Bay.