Fonterra farmers have claimed more than three quarters of the 2023 regional New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards titles.
24 of the 30 main awards went to Fonterra farmers, including a clean sweep of the Share Farmer of the Year, Dairy Manager of the Year and Dairy Trainee of the Year prizes in five of the 11 regions (Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Canterbury/North Otago, Manawatū and Taranaki).
Waikato L to R: Dairy Trainee of the Year Natasha Price, Share Farmer of the Year Aleisha Broomfield, Dairy Manager of the Year Sam Dodd
Also announced at the National Awards Dinner will be the recipient of the 2023 Fonterra Responsible Dairying Award (the John Wilson Memorial Trophy).
The Fonterra farmers who won regionals titles are:
SHARE FARMER OF THE YEAR:
DAIRY MANAGER OF THE YEAR:
BOP L to R: Dairy Trainee Caleb Spence, Share Farmers Cameron and Jessica Lee, Dairy Manager Chichiro Hanyuda