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Rural talent on display in Lincoln

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 11:31 am | Young Farmers

Every year New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) members from across the country come together to catch up, cheer on their Grand Finalist at the ANZ Young Farmer Contest, compete in the clay target shooting, fencing and stock judging national finals and ... More >>

Young Shepherds to represent New Zealand in France final

Sunday, 6 July 2014, 10:39 am | Young Farmers

After a fierce day of competition Mitchel Hoare and Alex Reekers have earned top scores in the preliminary round of the World Young Shepherds Challenge. More >>

Top rural youth compete for champion titles in Lincoln

Saturday, 5 July 2014, 3:50 pm | Young Farmers

AgriKidsNZ and TeenAg competitors battled it out today in their respective Grand Finals at Lincoln University, alongside the ANZ Young Farmer Contest Grand Final. More >>

Ultimate Rural Challenge begins in Lincoln

Friday, 4 July 2014, 12:13 pm | Young Farmers

The 46th ANZ Young Farmer Contest Grand Final officially began today at Lincoln University. Contest Chairman Kyle Goodwin opened the proceedings remarking that that the strength of New Zealand agriculture is inextricably linked to the success of the ANZ Young ... More >>

Fun side of farming

Friday, 13 June 2014, 3:21 pm | Young Farmers

In just a few short weeks rural youth will be out in full force trying to prove they’ve got what it takes to be the 2014 AgriKidsNZ and TeenAg Champions. More >>

Grand Final tickets selling out

Friday, 6 June 2014, 4:17 pm | Young Farmers

The showcase event of the rural community is just weeks away and tickets for events are selling out fast. New Zealand Young Farmers members, supporters and competitors will descend upon Christchurch for the 2014 ANZ Young Farmer Contest Grand Final, ... More >>

Young shepherds to compete in Lincoln

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 12:10 pm | Young Farmers

Eight young kiwis are heading to Lincoln, 3-5 July to compete in the preliminary round of competition at the World Young Shepherds Challenge. The top two performing competitors will go on to represent New Zealand at the final in France, 28 September ... More >>

The Road to the Young Farmer Final

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 12:49 pm | Young Farmers

Watch as the top New Zealand Young Farmers battle it out in one of the toughest competitions in the country. From Kaikohe to Alexandra, The Road To The Young Farmer Final follows the fortunes of seven Young Farmers as they make their way to the 2014 Grand Final ... More >>

Top seven gearing up for Grand Final

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 4:52 pm | Young Farmers

The top seven Young Farmers from across the country are gearing up for the 2014 ANZ Young Farmer Contest Grand Final, 3-5 July in Christchurch. More >>

Dark horse takes the win in Aorangi

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 11:20 am | Young Farmers

James Davidson is the last Grand Finalist to be named in the ANZ Young Farmer Contest after earning top spot at the Aorangi Regional Final Monday 21 April in Fairlie. More >>

Third time lucky for Young Farmer

Monday, 7 April 2014, 10:15 am | Young Farmers

Sully Alsop will be representing the East Coast in the ANZ Young Farmer Contest Grand Final. Mr Alsop was the top competitor over the weekend in the East Coast Regional Final in Hastings at the Hawke’s Bay Showgrounds and Lindisfarne College. “I’m ... More >>

Youth prove farming skills in Hastings

Monday, 7 April 2014, 10:13 am | Young Farmers

Local schools were out in full force over the weekend competing for the top spot at the East Coast AgriKidsNZ and TeenAg Regional Final in Hastings at the Hawke’s Bay A&P Showgrounds. Wainuioru Hillbillies, Jess Long, Bella Freeman and Brooke ... More >>

Hastings centre stage for next Regional Final

Friday, 28 March 2014, 10:24 am | Young Farmers

The East Coast Regional Final of the ANZ Young Farmer Contest is set to be held in Hastings next weekend Saturday 5th April at the Hawke’s Bay A&P Showgrounds. Eight finalists are contending for a spot at the Grand Final in Christchurch 3-5 ... More >>

Young Farmers: All on in Taupo

Monday, 24 March 2014, 1:08 pm | Young Farmers

The 2014 AgriKidsNZ and TeenAg Regional Finals are making their way around the country. Waikato/Bay of Plenty held their Regional Final in Taupo at the Tongariro Domain, Saturday 22 March. More >>

Bridesmaid no more

Monday, 24 March 2014, 10:17 am | Young Farmers

After placing second for the past three years Dwayne Cowin has finally shaken the “bridesmaid tag” and will be representing Waikato/Bay of Plenty at the Grand Final of the ANZ Young Farmer Contest. Mr Cowin secured first place at the Waikato/Bay ... More >>

Wet weather doesn’t stop rural youth

Monday, 17 March 2014, 2:10 pm | Young Farmers

The AgriKidsNZ and TeenAg Regional Finals made their latest stop at the Kaikohe Showgrounds Saturday 15 March. “The wet weather didn’t hold back our Northern Regional competitors with a record combined number of teams for AgriKidsNZ and TeenAg events,” commented ... More >>

History repeats itself in Northland

Monday, 17 March 2014, 1:29 pm | Young Farmers

David Kidd is the fourth Grand Finalist to be named in the 2014 ANZ Young Farmer Contest. The thirty year old sheep and beef farm manager of Shelley Beach took first place at the Northern Regional Final at the Kaikohe Showgrounds over the weekend, ... More >>

Regional Finals heat up in Taupo

Friday, 14 March 2014, 12:50 pm | Young Farmers

The ANZ Young Farmer Contest heads to Taupo for the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Regional Final, Saturday 22 March. Eight finalists are contending for a spot at the Grand Final in Christchurch 3-5 July and their share of an impressive prize pack worth ... More >>

Brad Lewis Wins a Close Battle in New Plymouth

Monday, 3 March 2014, 2:26 pm | Young Farmers

Brad Lewis is the third ANZ Young Farmer Contest Grand Finalist to be named. Mr Lewis joins Reuben Carter from Tasman and Dean Rabbidge from Otago/Southland; with four contestants still to join them. More >>

Competition gets tough in Taranaki / Manawatu Region

Monday, 3 March 2014, 11:21 am | Young Farmers

The 2014 AgriKidsNZ and TeenAg Regional Finals are in full swing and making their way around the country. The competitions test skills, strength and stamina while introducing youth to the fun side of agriculture. Primary and high school students ... More >>

 

 

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