About The Competition

Held in November each year, the Young Horticulturist Competition is a grand final that brings together the best young talent in horticulture. The finalists are drawn from sector (e.g. Master Landscapers, NZ Plant Producers etc.) competitions and compete in a range of challenges including practical skills, industry expertise, leadership ability, business knowledge and communication.

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How To Enter

To enter the Young Horticulturist Competition, you must be selected by your sector. This could be through a sector competition or an interview process. Find out more.

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Prizes & Sponsors

The prize pool includes travel and accommodation packages, study grants and cash awards. This event is made possible by the generous support of our partners, supporters and friends. Learn more about how and why they support the competition.

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Latest News

Get all the updates leading up to the grand final, including sector competition results.

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Past Winners & Finalists

Learn more about our past finalists, including event results, personal profiles and travel reports.

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