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Beef + Lamb New Zealand Directors Re-elected

09 March 2012

NEW ZEALAND - Two incumbent Beef + Lamb New Zealand Directors, James Parsons and Andy Fox have been relected to the Board of Beef + Lamb New Zealand.

Northern North Island Director James Parsons received 9,348 votes while Rob MacNab received 3,152 and Kevin Robinson 677.

Northern South Island Director Andy Fox received 5,198 votes while Phillip Smith received 4,143 and Jeremy Rookes 2,095.

The voting percentage for the Northern North Island electorate was 23.81 per cent which represents about 35 per cent of the sheep and beef industry in the district.

In the Northern South Island the voting return was 31.4 per cent which represents about 39 per cent of the sheep and beef industry in the district.

Beef + Lamb New Zealand's Board has eight Directors. Farmers elect six to represent three electorates in the North Island and three in the South Island.

Terms are for three years and elections are rotated.

Two Directors are appointed on the recommendation of the Meat Industry Association to represent meat processors and exporters.

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