High fliers of the fu­ture

Gathered un­der one of the im­pres­sive dis­plays at the Wi­gram Air Force Mu­seum in Christchurch were some of hor­ti­cul­ture's emerg­ing lead­ers.

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This eclec­tic mix, or­gan­ised by emerg­ing lead­ers pro­gramme chief Sue Pick­er­ing, who is pic­tured fourth from the right in the front row, gathered for the Hor­ti­cul­ture Con­fer­ence last month. The group in­cludes: Hort NZ/Hor­ti­cen­tre Trust con­fer­ence schol­ars; NZ Fruit­grow­ers Char­i­ta­ble Trust nom­i­nees; win­ners and place-get­ters of the 2018 re­gional young grower of the year con­test; mem­bers of T&G’s grad­u­ate pro­gramme. Also pic­tured are the men­tors who have been matched with the young peo­ple. Photo Ivor Earp-Jones.

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