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.
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.