Chris Gribben

Sports Surfaces Solutions Advisor / Agronomist

"Providing agronomic services in the upper South Island (NZ) to councils, schools, horse racing tracks, golf, bowling and croquet clubs.

Turf training - teaching numerous courses each year and contributing to the development and redevelopment of teaching, learning and assessment materials.

Agrichemical training as an accredited Growsafe trainer and Compliance Certifier"

Areas of Expertise

"Agronomic knowledge across natural sports turf Working with greenkeepers/turf managers to help identify solutions Training delivery - seeing turf trainees develop through their careers in the industry Agrichemical safety, use and compliance "

Career Accomplishments

"Massey University - Bachelor of Applied Science, Landscape Management
National Certificate in Adult Education and Training
Accredited GROWSAFE Trainer
Worksafe Compliance Certifier for Agrichemicals
World Bowls Accredited Synthetic Greens Tester

Languages Spoken


Favourite Pastimes

"Spending time with my two kids (Charlie and Sofia)
Managing my lifestyle block - always work to be done

Favourite Quote

Good things take time