CONGRATULATIONS to Meryn Whitehead our 2023 Young Horticulturist of the Year!!
Winner: Stuart Dudley (NZ Winegrowers) a Marlborough Viticulturist for Villa Maria Estate.
Second: Dave Harris (NGIA) Production Manager at Thirkettle Nurseries in Nelson. A 12-hectare nursery specialises in a wide spectrum of container plants, from fruit trees to camellias.
Third: Gareth Holder (Vege sector Hort NZ) ), is a technical field consultant for Abron Ltd, in the area of biological agriculture with a focus is on soil health, fertility and plant nutrients, in the Hawkes Bay.