News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 

Sharemilkers Ask Santa For Contest Entries


Sharemilkers Ask Santa For Contest Entries

Organisers of the New Zealand Sharemilker of the Year want Santa to deliver them a sack full of entries.

National Convenor Chris Keeping says entries in the national competition close two weeks early this year on January 15.

“We are conscious that this may surprise some sharemilkers, who may still be recovering from Christmas and New Year celebrations when entries close.

“If they are lucky enough to get away from the farm for a break during this period, that could provide an opportune time to consider and complete their entry.”

Ms Keeping says a $100 voucher from RD1 is still available as an incentive to the first 200 entries in the competition.

She says entries are closing earlier this year to give judges more time to consider the entries and co-ordinate the judging programme.

“We want the judging process to be as fair and considered as possible - closing entries earlier will enable that.”

The New Zealand Sharemilker of the Year is run in association with Federated Farmers and is sponsored by Ravensdown, Dairy InSight, RD1, ACC, Bank of New Zealand, Livestock Improvement, Ecolab, Blue Wing Honda, Dexcel and Fonterra.

Entry forms are available from Federated Farmers freephone 0800 327 646, through www.fencepost.com or from organisers.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 


Howard Davis: Five Hidden Los Angeles Treasures (Part I)

The immense cultural diversity of LA provides an extraordinary variety of lifestyles and architecture. Here are five 'hidden' destinations where the discerning traveller can appreciate and enjoy this unique and constantly evolving metropolis. More>>


City Of 100 Lovers: Multi-Million Dollar NZ Theatre Production To Launch

Produced in New Zealand with an $8 million budget, this musical comedy has been created with both locals and tourists in mind. More>>


Howard Davis Review: The Outsider Art of Tony Fomison

Among such gifted contemporaries as Bill Hammond, Tony de la Tour, and printmaker Jason Grieg, Fomison distinguished himself as highly idiosyncratic, and could have become wealthy, had not his demons prevented him from investing his income wisely. In his near monochrome oil painting on black hessian, he staked out a territory of morbid originality. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Immortal Love

The series has a wild-west tone with a steampunk vibe, so if you’re a fan of Joss Whedon’s Firefly or Joe Abercrombie’s Shattered Sea, then chances are you’ll enjoy this book. More>>

Howard Davis Review: The Trappings of Success - McQueen

This troubling documentary about the extraordinary life and untimely death of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen is a cautionary tale of an extremely gifted, but self-destructive soul caught up in a business that chews up and spits out its creative talent. More>>

Indycars: Dixon Wins Fifth US Championship

The New Zealand motor racing driver Scott Dixon has won the US Indycar championship for the fifth time, finishing second in the final race of the season in Sonoma, California. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland