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A Hauraki Plains dairy farm and two in the eastern Bay of Plenty are the finalists in this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy for the top Maori Dairy farm of the year.
Young Maori who work on dairy farms or who are involved in the dairy industry are being encouraged to enter the 2021 award for the Ahuwhenua Young Maori Farmer of the year.
The winners of this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy for Excellence in Horticulture believed they didn’t stand a chance and never expected to win because their fellow finalists had bigger operations.
The winner of the inaugural Ahuwhenua Trophy Excellence in Māori Horticulture Award 2020 is Te Kaha 15B Hineora Orchard.
Finalists in the inaugural Ahuwhenua Young Māori Grower Award 2020 have been told that one of the big challenges is increasing the number of young Māori in leadership roles in the horticultural sector.
About 150 people turned out last week to attend a field day at Ngai Tukairangi Trust’s kiwifruit orchard at Matapihi.
The Ahuwhenua Trophy field days and awards dinner planned for Māori farmers and horticulturalists has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
All of the three Ahuwhenua Trophy finalists have had remarkable pathways to success with all three having been converted from their original use.