Recap of the 2021 Young Grower national final

Updated: Nov 10

The 2021 Young Grower of the Year national final was a great success, with Melissa van den Heuvel winning the top award.


The award winners were:

  • New Zealand Young Grower of the Year - Melissa van den Heuvel

  • New Zealand Young Fruit Grower of the Year sponsored by Fruitfed - Melissa van den Heuvel

  • Best Practical sponsored by T&G - Melissa van den Heuvel

  • Best Business sponsored by Countdown - Melissa van den Heuvel

  • Outstanding Leadership sponsored by Balance - Regan Judd

  • Best Innovation sponsored by SPS - Melissa van den Heuvel

  • Best Speech sponsored by FMG - Jamie McIntyre