Chris Gribben

Chris Gribben

Sports Surfaces Solutions Advisor / Agronomist


Ph. 03 343 8966
Mob. 027 552 4488
Email: cgribben@nzsti.org.nz

Postal address:
PO Box 14 207, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8544
Physical address:
455 Blenheim Road, Sockburn, Christchurch 8042


Chris joined NZSTI in 2006, he is an accomplished agronomist, leading our services in the upper South Island where he services councils, golf and bowling clubs. 

Chris is also an essential member of the teaching team, teaching numerous courses each year, as well as delivering courses online and contributing to the development and redevelopment of teaching, learning and assessment materials.  Chris leads our agrichemical and safety training as an accredited Growsafe trainer and Cerftified Handlers test certifier .

Chris holds the following qualifications or accreditations that relate to his role:
• Bachelor of Applied Science (Landscape Management)
• National Certificate in Adult Education and Training
• accredited GROWSAFE© Trainer
• Certified Handler Test Certifier 
• World Bowls Accredited Synthetic Greens Tester