Fonterra Learning Activities 2007


1.      Draw an organisational chart of Fonterra.  Explain how a co-operative is managed.  Discuss why a co-operative was chosen over other forms of business ownership.



1.      Research project on the history of the NZ dairy industry.  Focus on the changes in the number of dairy cows, total $ turnover, contribution to the economy, land used for dairy farms, etc and compare to other primary industries over time.  A map of NZ may help to show changes.  Write an essay explaining these changes, justify why they have occurred and what you think the future holds.