Story: Indonesians

Studying dairy farming

Studying dairy farming

In the 2000s Indonesians continue to come to New Zealand to study, with practical courses proving particularly popular. Here, dairy farmers Mochamad Dwi Satriyo (centre) and Ali Mahmud (right) talk about controlling bacterial infection in cows with veterinary nurse Lisa Hime in 2013. With 10 other Indonesian farmers, the pair spent eight weeks doing a dairy training course at Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre in the Wairarapa, then went to Massey University in Palmerston North, where they met with Hime. Afterwards they travelled to Taupō and Hamilton to look at dairy farming practices.

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Reference: 17 April 2013

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Carl Walrond, 'Indonesians - Settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/46593/studying-dairy-farming (accessed 18 November 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2015