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Early Bird Winners Announced

The winners of the Early Bird promotion have won some fantastic prizes:

Category Early Bird Winner Region Wins..
Dairy Trainee of the Year Meliame Mackenzie Southland / Otago Honda Lawnmower - Value $1000
Dairy Manager of the Year Nicholas Mitchell Central Plateau Honda Lawnmower & Blower - Value $2000
Share Farmer of the Year Phil & Rebecca Abrams Waikato XR150 Honda Motorbike  - Value $4200

Prizes provided by Honda

National Awards Dinner

The National Awards dinner takes place on: 

Saturday 11 May 2019 
Venue:  TSB Bank Arena, Wellington


 Regional Winners Announced

Congratulations to our Hawkes Bay / Wairarapa winners announced on Saturday night.

Hamish Hammond & Rachel Gardner - Share Farmers of the Year, Nicholas Verhoek - Dairy Manager of the Year and Matthew McDougall - Dairy Trainee of the Year.

Check out all the Results and Field Day Information, plus photos in our Gallery.
Live results can be viewed on Facebook

Hawkes Bay Wairarapa DIA Winners 2019

L to R: Matthew McDougall, Rachel Gardner, Hamish Hammond, Nicholas Verhoek

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Why enter the Dairy Industry Awards?


Through the awards programme, entrants learning and development is accelerated. It is a place to challenge yourself, raise the bar and climb that career ladder. 

Stand out 

Showcase your skills - stand out from the herd! Take your passion and drive, and turn it into something that sets you apart.   

Be rewarded

Improve your career prospects and upgrade your business skills. Be rewarded for your hard work with prize money, recognition and industry exposure. 

How to enter