Fiona Taylor 

9. Fiona Taylor

Senior Academic Staff member 

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About

Fiona coordinates the Wintec horticulture training for apprentices and strategic partners throughout New Zealand. 

Previously, Fiona worked as a regional tutor and progressed to programme coordinator for the horticulture centre and regional horticulture courses.

Awards

Qualifications

  • National Certificate in Horticulture (Fruit Production)
  • National Certificate in Horticulture (Nursery Production)
  • Diploma in Horticulture
  • Advanced Certificate in Landscape Design and Technology
  • Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education 

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What do you enjoy about teaching/your job?

Being in the privileged position of being able to share my passion and experience of the horticultural industry with tomorrows horticulturalists. I love all things growing and green.

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Tell us about your experience in the industry

I was the owner/manager of a commercial export blueberry orchard for 25 years and was also the manager of a blueberry marketing company responsible for local marketing. I have also owned and managed a landscape design and garden maintenance company that operated for ten years. 

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