James Allen
"AGMARDT has assisted my career many times, through their support of the Kellogg Programme, NZ Young Farmer Contest, and most recently through the associate director programme. AGMARDT plays an important role in developing the human capital side of rural NZ." – James Allen


Training tomorrow's horticultural leaders

7 November 2018

The Young Horticulturist of the Year competition encourages young people in horticulture to further develop their skills and knowledge and to increase the opportunities for long term careers in the industry.

2018 Event

Key dates:

  • 7 November - Grand Final practical day at Pukekohe Indian Business Centre
  • 8 November - Awards Dinner at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland City
    Tickets available at eventbrite

2018 Finalists:

  • Gracce Stewart from Canterbury – representing Flonzi (Florist New Zealand Inc)
  • Morgan Hampton from Bluestone Gardeners and Nursery in Dunedin - representing New Zealand Recreation Association
  • Devin Westley from Southern Woods Nursery in Christchurch – representing New Zealand Plant Producers Incorporated
  • Kae Combridge from Luijten Landscaping in Auckland – representing Landscape Industry Association
  • Danni van der Heijden from Avoco in Tauranga – representing Horticulture NZ
  • Annabel Bulk from Felton Road in Bannockburn – representing NZ Winegrowers

For more information please go to: www.younghort.co.nz

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