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On Friday the winner of the Ahuwhenua Trophy for the top Maori sheep and beef farm will be named at a gala awards dinner in Whangarei.
More than 150 people turned up to Pukepoto Farm Trust on May 4 for the last of three field days in the Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award for sheep and beef.
The board of Omapere Rangihamama Trust is considered a strong one. Its Far North farm is one of the three finalists in this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy for New Zealand’s top Maori sheep and beef farm.
Māori don't talk much about the good things they do and don’t talk themselves up enough, says the Minister of Māori Development, Te Ururoa Flavell.
For the first time in the 83 year history of the competition, a South Island dairy farm has won the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy for Maori dairy farming.
Five hundred years is a long time, but for Ngai Tahu Farming it’s just the beginning – they are working to a 500 year business plan for the iwi.
The field day at Rakaia was another great event, says Kingi Smiler, chairman of the Ahuwhenua management committee which runs the trophy competition.