About the Competition

Training tomorrow’s horticultural leaders

The aim of the competition is to encourage young people in horticulture to further to develop their skills and knowledge and to increase the opportunities for long term careers in the industry.

Shanna Hickling
Young Horticulturist of the Year 2017


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If you wish to make a one off gift to the competition or set up a regular donation/ gift by automatic payment, the RNZIH Education Trust bank account details are as follows:

  • Kiwibank Wellington
  • 38 9005 0683075 00

Please use your surname as the reference.

Many thanks for your kind donation.