2013 Media Releases

Book on History of Maori Farming Launched

Entries now open for the 2014 Young Māori Farmer of the Year Award

2013 Ahuwhenua Trophy Winner

Young Te Kuiti shepherd named as inaugural winner in Ahuwhenua Young Māori Sheep & Beef Farmer of the year competition

2013 Ahuwhenua Trophy Judges

Te Hape B Trust Profile

Te Awahohonu Forest Trust Profile

Te Uranga B2 Incorporation Profile

Finalists for 2013 competition announced

BNZ supports farmers to make the most of future opportunities

Judges for 2013 competition announced

We’re Off – Minister Sharples Launches 2013 Competition

2013 Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award Launched

Farewell and Thank You to Chief Dairy Judge Doug Leeder

Te Uranga B2 Incorporation Profile

Te Uranga B2 Incorporation's sheep and beef operation, Upoko B2, is situated 13 kms north east of Taumarunui. Upoko B2 is one of four integrated business units which includes two dairy farms (210ha and 132ha), a forestry right (556ha), and Nga Whenua Rahui Kawenata areas (117ha) and wood lots (50ha). The Incorporation also has a diversified share and investment portfolio which complements its farming enterprises.

Upoko B2 has 1,123 effective hectares on which it carries 12,500 stock units (average 2011/2012), of which 56% are sheep including a ewe breeding flock of mixed aged Romney - Coopworths and 44% cattle which includes an Angus breeding herd.

Te Uranga B2 Incorporation was established in 1910 and has been trading for over 100 years.