• Setting a benchmark – how is the hemp sector paving the way for the primary industries sector to incorporate sustainable practices to create a smaller environmental footprint?
  • Discussing how hemp helps reduce pollution and environmental impact

  • Providing input into threats that harm New Zealand’s environment – how does this impact the growers in New Zealand?
  • A level playing field to provide parity in the primary industries

  • A glimpse into the journey of bringing a product in the market
  • The challenges and barriers faced in making this a reality
  • Specific challenges tackling different regulatory systems around the world
  • Breaking barriers in product to market strategies – what are the learnings?
  • The way forward

This panel showcases some key players in New Zealand’s primary industries and how they are harnessing their brand story and aligning it with New Zealand’s story. This panel will shed light on the value chain opportunity and how medicinal cannabis can follow suit.

  • Using New Zealand’s clean green image, in the local medicinal cannabis industry – how can we leverage this for our value chain?
  • Coming together and collaborating to advocate for the industry – what is the opportunity here?

  • A bigger picture view of the import and export industry in New Zealand
    • How has COVID impacted this industry and what are the trends we are seeing going forward?
    • How is this affecting New Zealand’s harvest?
    • What is the option for recovery as export plays a key role in New Zealand’s economy?
  • Discussing the pipeline for New Zealand’s medicinal cannabis industry to export homegrown products
  • Learnings from overseas that can be implemented for New Zealand