An AgResearch letter has warned former Invermay director Jock
Allison not to visit its Invermay campus without permission.
AgResearch sent the letter to Dr Allison after he visited the
site for the filming of a video arguing against slashing 75
jobs at the campus.
''Turning up without authorisation ... is not acceptable and
should you wish to visit our campus again, I ask that you
contact me in the first instance for authorisation,''
AgResearch shared services director Andrew McSweeney said in
Dr Allison said the letter was ''rather pathetic'' and he
stood by his decision to film at the campus without notifying
''I don't intend to take any notice of it anyway.''
An AgResearch spokesman told the Otago Daily Times the
letter was in no way a trespass notice.
''We have just requested that he simply follow the same
protocols followed by every other visitor to all of our
campuses, and asks permission to undertake any activities on