The Centre for Land and Water, a business hub, brings together experts with proven skills. We offer opportunities for a burst of new ideas and relevant business skills.

Professional Development Workshops

Three hour workshops for people with limited time.  Designed and run by local specialists. Revise or practice new business and life skills with active-learning. Leave with increased theory and practical knowledge to apply in your work.

Currently available:

Negotiation Skills with David Todd, 24 September 2013. Read more…

Effective Presentations: Visual Design with Chris Heathemail your interest

Effective Presentations: Speaking with Confidence  with  Graeme  Valentineemail your interest

Technical and Business Writing with Chris Heath, email your interest

Winter Lectures

The Winter Lectures are an opportunity to listen to a knowledgeable person and discuss their topic with other interested folk. Lunch provided.

Special Events

May 2013: The LandWISE conference came to CLAW for an afternoon of demonstrations See

August 2012: Soil and Plant Sensors – One day Technical Workshop by ICT International

May 2011: In May the LandWISE Conference Field Session returned to CLAW, and a specialist Mapping Workshop was held.

July 2010:
The New Zealand Rural Contractors came for precision agriculture demonstrations at the Centre in July 2010. Ignoring escaped sheep eating our trials, it was a successful day with over 80 attendees and strong industry support. Thanks to Matt at AgTech and John and Wade at Trimble in particular.

May 2010:
In May we hosted the LandWISE Conference Field Session, and a specialist Sensors Workshop. See