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Cowbassadors take Wellington by storm


24 May 2013

Cowbassadors take Wellington by storm

Finalists from the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA) are taking central Wellington by storm, fundraising for Ronald McDonald House Wellington. Farmers are on the streets in force ahead of the NZDIA finals tonight under Master of Ceremonies, TV3 News’ Mike McRoberts.

“I guess these cow balloons raise dairying to new heights,” quipped Willy Leferink, Federated Farmers Dairy Chairperson.

“There are dairy farmers in central Wellington right now ahead of tonight’s New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards. Being part of the community, they are selling the balloons and doing other tasks to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Wellington.

“It is a great cause on a fantastic day here in the Capital.

“Our team are hard to miss as they were carrying inflatable cows and wearing Federated Farmers Hi-Viz jackets.

“Federated Farmers is proud to support the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards, which recognise the very best dairy farmers in New Zealand. It is a fantastic industry and these awards recognise that fact.

“The gala awards take place tonight at the TSB Bank Arena,” Mr Leferink concluded.

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