Dunstan Hills Team

A multinational, professional and friendly team.

Head of Operations
Ian grew up in Nelson and moved to Central Otago in 1993 to focus on stonefruit production. He is dedicated to the pursuit of growing excellence with an intuitive approach and a deep respect for the land where he believes true quality begins. What he loves most, is the fact that no two seasons are ever the same and the Central Otago’s unique climate presents a new set of challenges each year. Ian recognizes that it takes more than one person to grow quality fruit and is proud to be part of a great team who share his passion in producing the finest quality stonefruit.

Orchard Manager
Tim Officer grew up and went to school in Southland and spent 4 years at the University of Otago before moving to London to work in Accounting.In 2016, Tim moved to Alexandra to work at Dunstan Hills. His first role was in pruning then progressed to Cherry Supervisor and in 2019, Tim was appointed the Cherry Harvest Manager and Health and Safety Coordinator. When not working, Tim enjoys running and watersports in the beautiful Central Otago region.