Experienced agribusiness, financial and professional services consultant, writer and event MC.
Born and bred Southlander now residing in Queenstown.
Part of the Speight's Great Beer Delivery. A 2007, multi-award winning marketing promotion that involved transporting a replica Speight's Ale House from Dunedin to London aboard the MV Lida, a 76 day voyage of over 24'000km's.
Regular industry commentator contributing over the years of material in print, on air and online to Allied Press, Fairfax Media, NZME and MediaWorks.
Sweat As Podcast Eps 9 - Having a light-hearted yarn to host Henry Youngman on Stag rugby, The Speights Great Beer Delivery and continuing to dabble in a little PT.
Rural Exchange - 12/10/2019 Mark speaking to Hamish Mackay and Richard Loe about the governments proposed fresh water reforms. Listen below.
The Muster 22/8/2019 Mark speaking to Jonny Turner about farming, sport and politics.
Rural Exchange - 2/3/2019 Mark speaking to Hamish Mackay and Richard Loe about the governments proposed capital gains tax. Listen below.
The Country - 26/1/2018 - Mark talks to Jamie Mackay on Freedom camping and the opportunity for smaller rural towns to make a little money off the back of traditional tourist hot spots kicking freedom campers out.
Rural Exchange - 16/9/2017 - Mark features as the REX weekly character of the country speaking to Hamish Mackay, Richard Loe and Sarah Perriam.
Mountain Scene - 8/7/2019 - Clean up your room before saving the world
Mountain Scene - 7/8/2018 - Likely to cause offense.
Mountain Scene - 17/4/2018 - Paying at the pump
Mountain Scene - 9/12/2017 - Don't tell me or others how to eat, prey and love.
Mountain Scene - 29/10/2017 - Immigration, turning off the tap will kill us.
Mountain Scene - 24/10/2017 - We need to fix housing challenges ourselves.
Mountain Scene - 14/05/2017 - We don't know how lucky we are.
Mountain Scene - 20/3/2017 - Cheap booze plus strict laws equals parties.
Mountain Scene - 15/01/2017 - Shout out to the summer toilers.