Viewing entries tagged with 'NZ Young Farmers'

Taranaki school students to feature on television programme Country Calendar

Posted by on 10 September 2019 | Comments

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A national education programme inspiring students about opportunities in the food and fibre sector is set to feature on Country Calendar.

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Whanganui-born developer visits U.S. dairy farms as part of international award

Posted by on 10 September 2019 | Comments

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Samantha Tennent pulls on a yellow hi-vis vest before entering a barn the size of eight rugby fields.

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Northland inventor’s legacy to help nurture young people in the primary industries

Posted by on 19 August 2019 | Comments

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An organisation helping to nurture young people in the primary industries is set to benefit from a Northland farmer’s invention.

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Massey Young Farmers to host inaugural Rural Student of the Year

Posted by on 15 August 2019 | Comments

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A new competition has been launched to test the farming skills of students at Massey University in Palmerston North.

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Topdressing combines young pilot’s two passions: agriculture and aviation

Posted by on 16 July 2019 | Comments

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It’s a cool, crisp King Country morning as Kent Weir climbs into the cockpit of his topdressing plane.

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Former Gore-based rural banker swaps Southland for stint as musher in Canada

Posted by on 28 May 2019 | Comments

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Six Alaskan huskies pant excitedly as they haul a red sled carrying Russell MacKay across a vast frozen lake in Canada.

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Eskview Young Farmers member Isabelle Crawshaw tackles challenge close to her heart

Posted by on 30 April 2019 | Comments

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Isabelle Crawshaw thrives on the adrenalin of running events, especially ones that showcase the country’s vibrant agri-food sector.

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Agri-food project gets 160 Invercargill students onto Southland farms

Posted by on 9 April 2019 | Comments

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Invercargill student Aimee Paterson isn’t one to shy away from a challenge – especially if it involves agriculture.

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Student from Taranaki school with 17 pupils heading to AgriKidsNZ Grand Final

Posted by on 8 April 2019 | Comments

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A student from a tiny Taranaki school with 17 pupils has qualified for the national final of a major agricultural contest.

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Former TeenAg member reflects on his time as a cadet at Waipaoa Station

Posted by on 4 April 2019 | Comments

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A year ago Jack Ellingham was honing his shearing technique in a noisy woolshed at Waipaoa Station north of Gisborne.

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