Meet the people

Director

Nick Murney

Nick Murney

Managing Director

Nick is the Managing Director of Pure Oil NZ and has a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance & Accounting. He has held previous roles in Investment Banking, Accounting and Commercial roles with a New Zealand Mining Company.

Nick previously managed the Crush Plant and completed a buyout of the company assets together with a consortium of investors in 2012. Nick is passionate about oilseed rape products and strives to meet customers demands for high quality oil and meal.

Phone: 027 556 2314
Email: nick.murney@pureoilnz.co.nz
Website: http://www.pureoilnz.co.nz

 
 

Sales

Dean Weastell

Sales Manager

Phone: 03 928 1737
Email: dean.weastell@pureoilnz.co.nz
Website: http://www.pureoilnz.co.nz

Nick Murney

Managing Director

Phone: 027 556 2314
Email: nick.murney@pureoilnz.co.nz
Website: http://www.pureoilnz.co.nz

 

Agronomists

Roger Lasham

Technical Agronomist

Roger is a Director and Shareholder of Pure Oil NZ and consults to the business, providing technical agronomy advice to the Ag Team.

Roger has vast experience and skills in agronomy and can be credited with establishing oilseed rape as a viable cropping option in New Zealand.

Phone: 027 434 2434
Email: rogerlasham@turleyfarms.co.nz

Matt Murney

Agronomist

Matt came to Pure Oil NZ in December 2013 and has vast experiences with New Zealand and International farming systems. Matt holds an agricultural degree and operates a mixed farm in St Andrews South Canterbury.

Matt is committed to providing competent and timely advice to the Pure Oil NZ grower base.

Phone: 027 225 6461
Email: matt.murney@pureoilnz.co.nz
Website: http://www.pureoilnz.co.nz

 

Operations

John Ackroyd

Operations Manager

John is responsible for the operations of the crush plant and oversees inward and outward stocks. He has a background with 15 years of operational management experience with processing plants, refrigeration and motor repairs.

Phone: 027 286 8122
Email: john.ackroyd@pureoilnz.co.nz
Website: http://www.pureoilnz.co.nz

Janene Smith

Accounts Manager

Janene is a critical part of the Pure Oil NZ team and is always happy to take any business enquires.

Phone: 03 928 1734
Email: janene.smith@pureoilnz.co.nz
Website: http://www.pureoilnz.co.nz

 

Affiliations

Southern Packers Limited

Owner

Southern Packers Limited is a group of successful arable and specialist crop farmers who came together to purchase a potato and onion packing and distributing company in 2008, based in South Canterbury. The shareholders of South Packers are successful arable farmers with extensive experience in the arable sector with ownerships in a host of related agri-businesses. Southern Packers believes in involvement in the supply chain to control quality of the product to be delivered to the customer.

Website: http://www.southernpackers.co.nz

Midlands Holdings Limited

Owner

Midlands Holdings Limited - represents a well-established group of highly successful businesses (New Zealand and abroad) built around the core business function of specialist seed production. Its companies have successfully combined a host of high quality agricultural products and professional services to support the success of both its grower suppliers and its international buyers. Midlands investment into Pure Oil NZ is to assist the company reach its potential.

Website: http://www.midlands.co.nz

 

N Murney Holdings Limited

Owner

Nick Murney Holdings Limited - refer to Managing Director

 

Agronomy Solutions Limited

Owner

Agronomy Solutions Limited - owned by Roger Lasham provides specalist agronomy advice to arable farmers in the South Island of New Zealand.

Website: http://www.agronomysolutions.co.nz