2014 Early field day success
More than 150 people turned out for the first field day of the three finalists for the 2014 Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award for Dairy. The field day was held at Putauaki Trust, Himiona Farm near Te Teko in the Bay of Plenty.
March 19, 2014
Ngāti Awa Farms Ltd – Ngakauroa Farm
672 Western Drain Road, AwakeriFull programme...
The Ahuwhenua Trophy judges play a vital role in the success of the competition. All are very experienced people who are able to accurately assess each farm and provide valuable feedback to those in governance roles and those who are involved in the day to day management of the farms. Read more...
The three finalists for the 2014 Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award for Dairy were announced tonight by the Minister of Māori Affairs, Hon Dr Pita Sharples at a special function at Parliament. Two of the three finalists are from the Bay of Plenty, Putauaki Trust – Himiona Farm and Ngati Awa Farms Ltd – Ngakauroa Farm while the third finalist, Te Rua o Te Moko Ltd is from Taranaki.
Copies of Ahuwhenua - Celebrating 80 Years of Māori Farming have almost sold out, but we do have a few more left if you haven't purchased your copy yet. Books are $40 each and you can order one today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Find out more about the book here.
A book which traces the proud and challenging history of Māori farming in New Zealand was launched this weekend at the Federation of Māori Authorities annual conference in Hastings.