Waikato Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year finalists:
David and Lisa Anderson, 50 per cent sharemilker, 360 cows, Matamata
Luke Drent and Ryan Hardwick, 50 per cent sharemilker, 435 cows, Morrinsville
JP Pearce, 50 per cent sharemilker, 272 cows, Te Awamutu
Aaron Price, 50 per cent sharemilker, 249 cows, Morrinsville
Chad and Jan Winke, 21 per cent sharemilker, 630 cows, Matamata
Marcus Woutersen, 50 per cent sharemilker, 254 cows, Cambridge.
Waikato Farm Manager of the Year finalists:
Ed Auton and Rebecca Walker, contract milkers, 380 cows, Tirau
Shaun and Carley Flett, contract milkers, 426 cows, Hamilton
Mark Fouhy and Denise Lupton, contract milkers, 317 cows, Matamata Tim Hyde, farm manager, 270 cows, Waitoa Paul and Kate Manion, contract milkers, 485 cows, Cambridge
Will Rolton, contract milker, 372 cows, Morrinsville. Waikato Dairy Trainee of the Year finalists: Astra-lee Burrows, Matamata Storm Burrows, Putaruru Benji Gillespie, Te Awamutu Scotty McLocklan, Cambridge Brett Steeghs, Cambridge Andrew Wards, Otorohanga.