0508 AGRIMAGIC (247 462 442) info@agrimagic.co.nz

Who is AgriMagic?

 

Charlotte Glass

Charlotte Glass

Director/Consultant

B Agr Sc (Hons), M Sc Animal Nutrition, MNZIPIM, CNMA

Charlotte Glass is the director and founder of Agri Magic Ltd and is committed to supporting farmers through new regulatory processes while remaining focused on how to meet their personal farming goals.

Charlotte loves farming and all aspects of farm systems and has a varied background in farming having grown up and worked with family in a mixed farming operation including dairy, sheep, bull beef, pigs, poultry and arable enterprises.

Charlotte is a certified nutrient management advisor and is skilled in the use of Overseer with a practical eye for detail. She has studied at both Lincoln University (B. Sc (Hons)) and the University of Aberdeen, Scotland (M Sc Animal Nutrition).

Charlotte has experience in a wide variety of roles as she has worked on farm, as a formulator of compound feeds for one of Europe’s largest multi species feed mills, DairyNZ project manager, dairy farm consultant and more recently as a farm environmental consultant. Charlotte’s expertise and practical outlook provide you with the best support for your farming business.

CONTACT CHARLOTTE:
0508 247 462 442
charlotte@agrimagic.co.nz

Anna Higginson

Anna Higginson

Farm Environment Consultant

B Agr Sc (Hons), MNZIPIM, CNMA

Anna is currently on maternity leave until March 2021.

Anna has been a driven member of the Agri Magic team since 2016 and has recently taken on a small shareholding in Agri Magic the business. Anna has an eye for detail and the desire to always go the extra mile for the customer our clients.

She grew up on a North Canterbury sheep, beef and deer property (where she currently lives with husband, Scott) and is deeply passionate about the agriculture industry.

Anna attended Massey University and graduated with B.Ag Sci First Class Honours. Anna is a certified nutrient management advisor and prior to joining Agri Magic spent three years in the fertiliser industry where she had several roles and developed her skills as an environmental consultant.

Anna has experience with the dairy industry along with sheep and beef and cross sector work and is always prepared for a challenge.

CONTACT ANNA:
Anna is currently on Maternity Leave. Please contact the office on 0508 247 462

Angela Harvey

Angela Harvey

Farm Environment Consultant

B Appl SciAg, MNZIPIM, CNMA

Angela is a born and bred Southlander who grew up on a sheep, beef and deer farm in Gore, where she developed her love of farming.

She attended Massey University and graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Agriculture.

On graduation she dairy farmed in the Manawatu for 2 years before returning to Canterbury where she managed an 800 cow dairy farm in Ashburton for 5 years.

Angela is a Certified Nutrient Management Advisor and skilled in the use of Overseer, having spent 1 year with Ballance Agri Nutrients’ environmental services team, and then more recently 3.5 years working at DairyNZ.

Angela brings to Agri Magic a wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm and is looking forward to working alongside the farmers in the region to achieve the best possible outcomes for their farming business, and to support them on their journey.

CONTACT ANGELA:
027 601 4799
angela@agrimagic.co.nz

Olivia Cunneen

Olivia Cunneen

Farm Environment Consultant

B Ag Sci, MNZIPIM, CNMA

Olivia is a farm girl at heart, and grew up working alongside her Mother, Grandmother and Grandfather on their family Sheep and Beef farm in Mid Canterbury. She also relief milked for neighbouring dairy units and was a keen equestrian during High School and University.

She graduated from Lincoln University with a B. Ag in 2018 and immediately joined us as a Farm Environment Consultant. She is also a Certified Nutrient Management Advisor.

Olivia is enjoying learning about the wide range of farm systems Agri Magics clients have, and is looking forward to being able to help them navigate the challenges and opportunities available to their businesses.

CONTACT OLIVIA:
027 260 8350
olivia@agrimagic.co.nz

Chris Beatson

Chris Beatson

Farm Environment Consultant

B Ag Sci (Hons), MNZIPIM, CNMA

Growing up in the mighty Waikato, Chris developed a love for sport and agriculture. His passion for agriculture saw him attend Lincoln University where he completed a B.Ag Sci (Hons) degree and found particular interest in farm systems and maximising efficiencies within a farm system. In his spare time, you will find him on the cricket field or rearing calves. Chris is enjoying working with our clients to help them optimise their systems and meet environmental targets, while continuing to broaden his knowledge within the primary industries.

He graduated from Lincoln University with a B.Ag Sci Honours and is a Certified Nutrient Management Advisor.

CONTACT CHRIS:
027 601 4955
chris@agrimagic.co.nz

Denise King

Denise King

Farm Environment Consultant (part time)

B. Agr Sci (Hons)

Denise works in with our nutrients team part time and has fabulous experience in all aspects of agriculture but specifically in arable farm systems. Originally from a sheep farm in North Otago, she is now based near Methven from her home where she is also wife to Grant and mother of four busy children. Prior to having a family, Denise worked in the fertiliser Industry for Ravensdown for ten years covering many regions of the South Island.  Her overseas travels included working on farms in Canada, USA, England, Wales and Scotland.  Denise is enjoying working with farmers again and the challenge to keep abreast of the changes.

CONTACT DENISE:
027 327 8511
denise@agrimagic.co.nz

Victoria Butterick

Victoria Butterick

Farm Environment Consultant

B.Com(Ag), MNZIPIM

Since an early age Victoria has had a passion for people and agriculture.
Growing up on her families mixed cropping farm in Mid-Canterbury, Lincoln University was the easy choice for tertiary education. After graduating from Lincoln in 2015 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture) she headed to the deep south and started her career with Ballance Agri-Nutrients.

She is a Certified Nutrient Management Adviser and enjoys supporting farming businesses across a range of farming systems manage the complexity of farming within the regulatory framework.

Since returning from travelling abroad, Victoria is now based at Balfour (Northern Southland) with her fiancé Sam. Victoria relaxes by spending time at one of our great southern lakes water skiing or helping out where she can on the farm.

CONTACT VICTORIA:
027 284 6684
victoria@agrimagic.co.nz

Deep (Dhrubajit) Saikia

Deep (Dhrubajit) Saikia

Farm Environment Consultant

B.V.Sc & A.H., M.Ag.Sc, AMNIZIPIM

Deep is originally from Assam, one of the seven North-Eastern states in India and has joined Agri Magic as a Farm Environment Consultant. He came to New Zealand with his wife Puja in 2004 and worked on a family-run dairy farm in mid-Canterbury for a few years where they fell in love with the country.

With his Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from Assam Agricultural University combined with his on farm experience he was accepted to complete his Masters Degree (M.Ag.Science) at Lincoln University. While completing his Masters he worked part time as a farm technician on Synlait Farms (now Theland Purata Farm Group Ltd) and became a full-time Agronomy Technician in 2015 where he scheduled and coordinated all agronomic activities required for all 13 Purata farms across central Canterbury.

In the winter, Deep spends time supporting his daughter in multiple extracurricular activities, and during the summer he tries to keep his cricketing skills alive with a group of mates or wanders with his family around scenic New Zealand.

CONTACT DEEP:
027 288 6687
deep@agrimagic.co.nz

Piripi Perry-Smith

Piripi Perry-Smith

Farm Environment Consultant

Bsc Biotech & Env Mgmt & Ecology, GradDip Sc (Animal)

Piripi (ngà iwi o Ngàti Kurì, Te Aupòuri, Te R­àrawa, Ngàti Kahu me Ngài Takoto) grew up between Mackay North Queensland, Australia and New Zealand and has worked in Hospitality and Real Estate before completing a conjoined Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Management & Ecology and Biotechnology in 2013. In 2014 Piripi moved to Palmerston North to complete a Grad Dip in Animal Science focusing on Health and Nutrition in Dairy.

Prior to joining the Agri Magic team Piripi was most recently the manager of a Dairy Support farming operation in North Canterbury, prior to that he worked on a Dairy farm peak milking 980 cows on a fully irrigated farm also in North Canterbury.

Outside of work Piripi and his whànau enjoy spending time working on their “Life Sentence” property in Swannanoa, running around after their teenage daughters’ sports and social lives and traveling around New Zealand and Australia seeing their extended whànau.

CONTACT PIRIPI:
027 241 9244
piripi@agrimagic.co.nz

Tineka Johnstone

Tineka Johnstone

Farm Environment Consultant (part time)

Tineka grew up on a sheep and beef farm in Hawarden, North Canterbury, and is now based in Banks Peninsula with her three children and husband who manages a beef breeding property.

CONTACT TINEKA:
0508 AGRI MAGIC
tineka@agrimagic.co.nz

Nicci Delahunty

Nicci Delahunty

Farm Environment Planner

Nicci grew up on a sheep and beef farm before undertaking study towards a Bachelor of Applied Science in Natural Resource Management and Forestry at Massey University. She has worked in environmental planning related roles overseas and in New Zealand. Her previous role was as a Land Management Advisor at Environment Canterbury.

Nicci also juggles a busy family life, bringing up three young boys together with her husband Shane. It is great to have Nicci involved to help negotiate the consents process.

CONTACT NICCI:
027 270 4443
nicci@agrimagic.co.nz

Kaylene Fenton

Kaylene Fenton

Consultant Support (part time)

After an international career in accountancy and investment banking, Kaylene has returned home to New Zealand. At Agri Magic her role is a mix of finance and consultant support, but she is used to juggling multiple roles – she runs her own walnut orchard and is also the Canterbury Regional Coordinator for the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust.

CONTACT KAYLENE:
0508 AGRI MAGIC
kaylene@agrimagic.co.nz

Shannon Corbett

Shannon Corbett

Office Manager

With plenty of experience and a rural background Shannon plays a key role at Agri Magic. Having previously worked at both DairyNZ and the Ministry for Primary Industries, she now brings her fantastic organisational skills to the Agri Magic team.

CONTACT SHANNON:
0508 AGRI MAGIC (247 462 442)
shannon@agrimagic.co.nz

Why Choose AgriMagic?

We have practical knowledge of a wide range of farm operations and technical understanding of soil, plant, animal & people systems. AgriMagic are second to none when it comes to supporting farmers in future changes.