New Zealand Biochar Workshop

19 & 20 June 2019
Dung Beetle Innovations, 42 Totara Road, Whenuapai, Auckland



The Australian and New Zealand Biochar Initiative Inc and Dung Beetle Innovations will hold two workshops repeated over two days on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 June 2019.

Key speakers

The workshop will feature the following speakers

  • Doug Pow an Innovative Beef & Avocado Grower who is getting great success with both his cattle and avocados using biochar.
  • Melissa Rebbeck, a researcher who has tested biochar to improve pastures and is now working on milk quality in dairy cattle by feeding them biochar, and
  • Shaun Forgie, a world renowned dung beetle specialist, he will present on what species of dung beetles are doing well in NZ soils and his experience with biochar.


Limited places available so register now at

Free entry +$20 for lunch.