Winner: Braden Crosby (NZ Winegrowers). A viticulturist and winegrower for Borthwick Estate located in Carterton.
Second: Andrew Scott (Horticulture NZ). Andrew is an operations manager for Hewson Farms, Ashburton ( process potato, onion and mixed cropping farm).
Third: Karl Noldan (NZ Recreation Ass’n) is a team leader and curator for shrubs at the Wellington Botanic Gardens.