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11th - 13th March 2024 - Queenstown, New Zealand

Bringing together the best and brightest minds in agriculture from Australia and New Zealand for a two-day event that elevates thought and inspires positive change.


Connect and collaborate with fellow leaders and game-changers at the 2024 Zanda McDonald Award Impact Summit.


This invite-only event is packed with topics and speakers designed to get you curious, elevate thought and inspire positive change, both personally and professionally.

To learn more about the programme click here


Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, is the home of our 2024 Summit. Our venues boast incredible views of Lake Wakatipu and the iconic mountain ranges, The Remarkables, providing the perfect backdrop for a few days of pure inspiration. 


2024 Programme Format






The Essentials


Duration: Between two and four days, depending on your involvement in the Award, and whether you take part in the Immersive Tour (see details below for this optional extra).


  • Young Achievers Muster 11 March 2024

  • Impact Summit 12-13 March 2024

  • Immersive Tour 14 March 2024

Location: Queenstown, New Zealand

Attendees: Top rural leaders, Award partners, previous and current winners and finalists of the Zanda McDonald Award

Summit Price: $1295 NZD (excluding GST and Eventfinda fees)

Immersive Tour (optional add on): $250 (excluding GST and Eventfinda fees)


Summit tickets include:

  • Welcome drinks and dinner on 11 March

  • all speaker presentations and workshops at the two-day Summit

  • morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea each day

  • a fully inclusive ticket to the fabulous 10 year Celebration Evening of the 2024 Award, including all entertainment, food and beverages

  • the Summit Finale evening at Walter Peak Station including:

       -  return scenic cruise across Lake Wakatipu, on board the historic TSS Earnslaw Vintage Steamship

       - a delicious gourmet BBQ at Walter Peak Station in the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant


Your travel, accommodation and breakfast costs are additional.

Spaces are strictly limited to 150 spots and available on a first come, first serve basis. 

To purchase your tickets click here – Zanda McDonald Award Impact Summit – Queenstown – Eventfinda

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