Members of the European Parliament visited Lincoln University last week and were given an overview of Lincoln University and discussed New Zealand and Europe joint-interests with regards to agriculture, common agricultural policy, dairy farming and tourism.
The visiting members were:
- Mr Richard Ashworth, from the United Kingdom
- Mr Alajos Mészáros, from the Slovakia
- Mr Hannu Takkula, from Finland
- Mr Michael Cramer, from Germany
Addressing the delegation were Chancellor Tom Lambie, Assistant Vice-Chancellor Associate Professor Stefanie Rixecker, Professor Bruce McKenzie and Professor David Simmons.
The delegation was in New Zealand for the 18th EU-New Zealand interparliamentary meeting.
While on campus the delegation also visited the Lincoln University Dairy Farm where they were shown around the South Island Dairying Development Centre.
From left to right: Assistant Vice-Chancellor Associate Professor Stefanie Rixecker; Mr Hannu Takkula; Mr Michael Cramer; Mr Richard Ashworth; Mr Alajos Mészáros; Chancellor Tom Lambie; Professor Bruce McKenzie; Professor David Simmons.