Recognising rural women
Entries are open for the Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) Enterprising Rural Women Awards 2013, and with new entry categories this year there are more opportunities for rural women to be recognised for their success.
‘‘This is the fourth year we’ve run the awards, and we encourage all women running small rural businesses to enter,’’ said Rural Women NZ national president, Liz Evans.
The supreme award will go to the winner of one of the following categories:
‘‘Love of the Land’’ sponsored by Agrisea Ltd – covering all land- based businesses.
Help! I Need Somebody sponsored by Telecom – for businesses with a servicefocus.
Making it in Rural –
for women in manufacturing or creative enterprises.
Stay, Play Rural sponsored by Access Homehealth Ltd – covering tourism and hospitality.
Entries close on March 15 and entry forms are available at www. ruralwomen. org. nz. Each category winner will receive $1000 and a trophy with a further $1000 going to the supreme winner.