Young Grower of the Year 2016

19 Feb 2016

Tickets for the 2016 Young Grower of the Year National Awards Dinner are available now from Eventbrite.

Young Grower of the Year is an annual competition run by Horticulture New Zealand to find the best young fruit or vegetable grower in the country.

The focus of the competition is to give young people working in the industry recognition, develop their skills and foster individual young grower leadership.

Read more about Young Grower of the Year on its website.

Event Schedule 2016




Thursday 28 April

NZ Young Vegetable Grower

Event: Riccarton Park Racecourse

Dinner: Rydges Latimer Hotel

Friday 27 May

Central Otago Young Fruit Grower

Event: Otago Polytechnic Central Otago Campus, Cromwell, Horticulture
Training Facility

Dinner: The Moorings Restaurant & Bar 

Wednesday 22 June

Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower

Event and Dinner: Mills Reef Winery, Tauranga

Friday 1 July

Nelson Young Fruit Grower

Event: Hoddy's Orchard

Dinner: Headingly Centre

Friday 8 and Saturday 9 July

Hawke's Bay Young Fruit Grower, National Field Days

Event: A&P Showgrounds, Hastings

Dinner: Lindisfarne College, Hastings

Tuesday 19 July and Wednesday 20 July

Young Grower of the Year Final

Event and Dinner: Pukekohe Indian Centre

Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 November

Young Horticulturalist of the Year

Event: Auckland Botanic Gardens

Dinner: Rendezvous Hotel, Auckland