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The 2022 Ahuwhenua Trophy competition to select the top Māori sheep and beef farm has been postponed due to the current risk of the Covid-19 Omicron variant.

The Trophy is one of the most prestigious agricultural events. It is 89 years since the competition was inaugurated by the great Māori leade...

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Entries are open for up and coming young Māori working on sheep and beef farms around the country to enter the prestigious Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer Award (AYMF).

The award was inaugurated ten years ago and is designed to recognise the achievements of young Māori in the farming and horticulture...

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Māori sheep and beef farmers are being urged to enter the 2022 Ahuwhenua Trophy competition.

The competition is designed to recognise excellence in Māori farming and was initiated in 1933 by the great Māori leader Sir Apirana Ngata and the Governor General at the time Lord Bledisloe.

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The winner of this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy for the top Māori Dairy farm is Tataiwhetu Trust located in the Ruatoki Valley south of Whakatane.

The Minister of Agriculture, Hon Damien O’Connor announced their success at the Ahuwhenua Trophy awards dinner in New Plymouth attended by 800 people includ...

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