Horticulture New Zealand congratulates Pukekohe grower Andrew Hutchinson, who was named Young Horticulturalist of the Year at last night’s awards dinner in Auckland.
Erin Atkinson, 29, Technical Advisor for Apata Group Limited in Te Puke, has been crowned Bay of Plenty’s Young Fruit Grower for 2017 at last night’s special gala dinner in Tauranga.
Scott Wilcox from Pukekohe has emerged victorious against six other entrants to be named New Zealand’s Young Vegetable Grower of 2017.
Ben Geaney from Waimate has emerged victorious against three other entrants to be named Central Otago’s Young Fruit Grower for 2017.
Six of Nelson’s best young fruit growers are preparing to compete in next week’s regional young fruit grower competition.
The Hawke’s Bay Fruitgrowers’ Association is thrilled to announce that Jordan James is the 2017 winner of the Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower of the Year competition.
Ralph Bastian from Appleby has emerged victorious against five other entrants to be named Nelson’s Young Fruit Grower for 2017.
The winner of the New Zealand Young Vegetable Grower and four regional Young Fruit Grower winners will compete next week for the national title Young Grower of the Year 2017.
The future of our $5.6 billion horticultural industry is in excellent hands as shown by the talent of this year’s Young Grower of the Year: Erin Atkinson of Te Puke.