The 2024 Hawke's Bay Young Grower of the Year competition will be held on Thursday 6 June and Friday 7 June 2024.
The 2023 Hawke's Bay Young Fruit Grower of the Year competition was held on the 10th and 11th August.
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The competition is open to commercial fruit growers from the Hawke's Bay region. Contestants will be tested on a range of theoretical and practical modules designed to test their horticultural skills and knowledge. The gala dinner will round off the day's activities with speeches from each contestant and the announcement of the 2023 Hawke's Bay Young Fruit Grower of the Year winner.
This years winner, Jan Buter, will go on to represent Hawke's Bay in the Young Grower of the Year National Final on 4-5 October 2023 in Pukekohe.
Young Grower Hawke's Bay contact:
Hawke's Bay Fruitgrowers Association
10th August - 7.45am - 4pm
Lindisfarne College - Ranui Field, Lyndhurst Road
Awards dinner and leadership panel:
Leadership panel - 12pm - 1pm
Awards dinner - from 6pm
Toitoi: Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre
109 Hastings Street South, Eastbourne Corner, Hastings, 4122