The 2021 Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Rare Breeds Conservation Society of New Zealand was held at the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve in Christchurch on 8 May 2021. The weekend programme was as follows:
Saturday 8 May 2021
1.30 pm – 3.30 pm: Rare Breed Annual General Meeting in ‘The Barn’ at the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, 60 Hussey Road, Christchurch.
3.30 pm – 4.00 pm: Afternoon tea.
4.00 pm: Session by facilitators and speakers, to help illustrate a pathway forward in Rare Breed Conservation.
6.00 pm: Catered Dinner in ‘The Barn’. After Dinner Presentation by Jo Buckner on 'Arapawa Goat DNA'.
Sunday 9 May 2021
10.00 am: Morning tea at Glenlothian Farm, 52 Lawford Road, West Melton.
10.30 am: Visit to the Sherlin Alpaca Stud (just across the road from Glenlothian).
12.00 noon: BBQ lunch back at Glenlothian Farm, and viewing of their Rare Breed animals.
Below are some photographs taken by Marina Steinke at the AGM weekend.