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Sharemilkers Ready For Judging

4 February, 2002


Sharemilkers Ready For Judging

A total of 138 sharemilkers have confirmed their entry in the 2002 New Zealand Sharemilker of the Year.

“We’re delighted by the number of sharemilkers keen to measure their skills with those of their peers,” says the competition’s national convenor Chris Keeping. “The numbers are well up on last year, with details of entrants in Northland still to come.”

The competition has received a further boost with the confirmation of as a national sponsor, joining Federated Farmers (which also owns the event), ACC, AnchorMart, Bank of New Zealand, Dexcel, Ecolab, Honda, Gallagher Group, Livestock Improvement and Ravensdown Fertiliser.

Judging in the regional New Zealand Sharemilker of the Year competitions will take place in February. Winners from each region will go on to compete at the national final to be held in Hamilton on May 11.

Confirmed entries to date:

Northland – To be confirmed
Auckland – 12
Bay of Plenty – 13
Waikato – 26
Central Plateau – 6
Manawatu-Rangitikei – 11
Hawkes Bay/Wairarapa - 13
Taranaki – 18
West Coast/Top of the South/Canterbury - 9
Otago - 15
Southland - 15


For more information: Chris Keeping
National Convenor
Mob: 021 425-791

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