The last of our three finalist field day at Te Hape B Trust Te Hape Station was another very successful day.See photo's from the day
The second of our three finalist field day at Te Awahohonu Forest Trust Tarawera Station was another huge success.
The first of our three finalist field day at Te Uranga B Incoporation's farm, Upoko B was a huge success.
The finalists in 2013 Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award, the premier award for Maori in agriculture which marks its 80th anniversary this year, have been announced.Read more...
Head of Agribusiness at BNZ, Richie Bowman (seen here with the Roku Mihinui, chair of Kapenga M) says that Māori and iwi-owned agribusinesses have grown to comprise somewhere in the vicinity of 10% of New Zealand's agribusiness sector and play a large part in the ongoing growth and development of the agricultural sector.
2013 is the 80th anniversary of the Ahuwhenua Trophy competition. It is also 10 years since the competition was re-launched to reflect changes in the Māori agribusiness sector and the increasing importance of Māori incorporations and trusts.
Kapenga M Chairman, Roku Mihinui holds the Ahuwhenua Trophy for excellence in dairying aloft in triumph before a crowd of more than 600 people at the Awards dinner in Auckland on Friday 8 June. ...
The winner of the inaugural Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer Award, Tangaroa Walker (Ranginui/Pukenga) is flanked by the other two finalists, Mark Coughlan (Tuhoe/Ngai Tai),(R) and Tyson Kelly (Tuhoe/Whakatohea) at the Ahuwhenua Trophy Awards ceremony in June.