Kerry Clarkin chaired the Newstead Young Farmers Club and helped develop the New Zealand National Fieldays Society at Mystery Creek. He chaired the Society’s Exhibits Committee and Agricultural Fieldays Committee.
He served as President and is now Membership Coordinator. He has been involved with 50 Fieldays events. He chaired the Eureka Hall Committee and Eureka School Board of Trustees.
He has been Deputy Chair and Proprietors Representative on the St John’s School Board of Trustees. He manages the St John College roller hockey teams.
Mr Clarkin has volunteered with the New Zealand Police in victim support and community patrol.