Brewers Guild of New Zealand

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The Brewers Guild's Mission Statement

The Guild’s mission is to grow the value and quality of the New Zealand beer sector while maintaining integrity with its members, the Industry and the public as a whole.

The Brewers Guild of New Zealand operates as a collective voice for the brewing industry. The Guild’s aim is to reflect the majority view of its members in a transparent manner and to act with vision for the future of the New Zealand brewing industry through education, training and communication.

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What does the Brewers Guild do?

The Brewers Guild of New Zealand is an Incorporated Society that represents the interests of the brewing industry.  It does this by:

  • Organising New Zealand's annual Beer Awards
  • Negotiating with Government on legal, licensing, fiscal and excise issues
  • Sharing and disseminating information to members through the website and meetings
  • Collecting and disseminating information of value to members regarding laws, provisions, directives relating to brewing in New Zealand
  • Collecting industry statistics
  • Providing a spokesperson who can promote the point of view of the members
  • Educating members and the public
  • Promoting the positive aspects of beer
 
 
 

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Guild Board

The Board is elected each year at the Annual General Meeting.  The Board aims to provide representation from across the membership. 

 
 Jonathan Alve   Chairman (DB Breweries), Wellington

Jonathan Alve
Chairman (DB Breweries), Wellington

 Joseph Wood   Board Member (Liberty Brewing), Auckland

Joseph Wood
Board Member (Liberty Brewing), Auckland

 David Nicholls    Board Member (Moa Brewing), Malborough

David Nicholls
Board Member (Moa Brewing), Malborough

 
 Ralph Bungard   Board Member (Three Boys Brewery), Christchurch

Ralph Bungard
Board Member (Three Boys Brewery), Christchurch

 Race Louden   Board Member (Good George), Hamilton

Race Louden
Board Member (Good George), Hamilton

 Keith Riley   Board Member (Lion), Auckland

Keith Riley
Board Member (Lion), Auckland

 
 Jason Bathgate   Board Member (McLeod’s Brewery), Waipu

Jason Bathgate
Board Member (McLeod’s Brewery), Waipu

 Paul Finney   Board Member (Emporium Brewing), Kaikoura

Paul Finney
Board Member (Emporium Brewing), Kaikoura

 Sebastian Burke   Board Member (Burke’s Brewing), Twizel

Sebastian Burke
Board Member (Burke’s Brewing), Twizel

 
 

Guild Staff

 

Sabrina Kunz
Executive Director

Cathrine Van Venrooy
Executive Officer

 

 


Contact

 

General Enquiries
Please contact the Brewers Guild’s Executive Officer
Cathrine van Venrooy on

Email: admin@brewersguild.org.nz

Mobile:  021 081 69422

Postal Address
Brewers Guild of New Zealand
PO Box 1023
Christchurch  8140
New Zealand

You can also leave a message using the contact form.

 

 
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