Ash-Leigh Campbell

2016 Finalists

Ash-Leigh Campbell

Ngāi Tahu – Kāti Huirapa Rūnaka ki Puketeraki

Ash-Leigh Campbell is an up-and-coming leader in the primary sector. At just 28, she already has a solid decade of experience, from milking dairy cows to sustainability management and sector-related technology and innovation training.

The hands-on dairy farm work saw her named the first wahine finalist in the 2016 Ahuwhenua Young Māori Dairy Farmer Awards and recognition for her leadership qualities at the New Zealand Young Farmers Excellence Awards. And for the past 18 months, Ash-Leigh has been employed by the iwi as Technical Farm Manager with Ngāi Tahu Farming – a role she says has grown in scope alongside her.

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Beyond the Cow Shed

Farmer Fast 5: Ash-Leigh Campbell