Dairy industry awards nearing
Excitement is building as activity steps up in the 2016/2017 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards.
The awards, which oversee the Share Farmer of the Year, DairyManager of the Year and Dairy Trainee of the Year competitions, received 424 entries before Christmas, and with preliminary judging about to get under way inmany regions, entrants are focusing on ensuring they are as prepared as possible.
Tickets are now on sale for the awards dinners, where regional winners are announced. The regional winners go on to compete in the national competition, with those winners announced at a gala evening on May 6, at Sky City in Auckland.
Tickets to the awards dinners can be at www. dairyindustryawards. co.nz.
Regional Awards Dinner dates: Auckland/Hauraki, March 9, Pukekohe Indian Hall; Waikato, March 10, Mystery Creek Events Centre; Central Plateau, March 15, Energy Event Centre, Rotorua; Taranaki, March 3, TSB Hub, Hawera.