This award was inaugurated in 2012 for young Māori working in the agricultural sector. The competition has proved to be very popular and has attracted high quality entrants.
The 2022 Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer Award is for people who are currently working in the sheep and beef industry or who have previously worked in the sheep and beef industry. This Award offers a great learning experience and the opportunity to mix with the best in the industry. Employers/training providers are encouraged to support suitable employees/students by working with them to enter the Award.