"The Te Hono experience was an invaluable experience that has enabled me to reset my thinking and strengthen myself, my business and our primary industry. For this I am truly grateful." – Bruce Hunter, 2016 MPI/AGMARDT Emerging Primary Industry Leader Scholarship Winner


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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