Mavis Mullins
Atihau Whanganui Inc: Co-Creation, Tikanga & Technology - Underpinning our Future


Mavis MullinsMavis has a wealth of governance experience and, with her husband Koro, is a Director of Paewai Mullins Shearing Ltd. This company was the first globally in this sector to achieve ISO 9002 certification.

Mavis holds a number of agricultural directorships responsible for the farming activities of sheep, beef and dairy. Past directorships include Landcorp Farming Ltd and Massey University. Being Patron of the Agribusiness Women’s Development Trust gives opportunity to share skills and experiences from this sector.

In 2005 she became the first woman to manage a New Zealand shearing and woolhandling team, competing in the World Championships in Australia and bringing back two titles.

In 2008 she was made President of the Golden Shears Society where, apart from helping the society towards its 50th anniversary she will also be instrumental in helping stage the 2012 World Shearing Championships in Masterton.