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Marlborough’s Cellar Door of the Year winners announced

The Wine Marlborough Cellar Door of the Year final was recenly held at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, where Bladen and Hunter’s Wines were announced joint winners of the title with Wairau River coming in third place.

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Grower News

Obsidian's Tim Adams Features in Awards

Tim Adams of Obsidian Wines, Waiheke Island was runner up Young Horticulturist of the Year 2017, and took out the Countdown award for the best speech as well as the Bayer Best Practice Award

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Grower News

Chardonnay Shines at 2017 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

A Marlborough Chardonnay has won the top prize at the 2017 Air New Zealand Wine Awards.

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Hickling is NZ’s Young Horticulturist of the Year 2017

Shanna Hickling has become only the third woman in thirteen years to win horticulture’s top Young Horticulturalist of the Year Award 2017.

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More biosecurity officers for summer rush

Thirty-two new quarantine officers have graduated from their training, bolstering the Ministry for Primary Industries' biosecurity defences at New Zealand’s border.

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Lincoln’s scarecrow has plenty of brains

A scarecrow made by the Lincoln University Students’ Association is the latest to strut his stuff alongside a group of other straw people outside Broadfield School.

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Farmer confidence falls sharply from record highs

New Zealand farmer confidence remains at net positive levels overall, but has dropped sharply from the record highs recorded in the previous two quarters, the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey indicates.

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Irrigation projects a boost for rural communities

IrrigationNZ says it supports Minister of Regional Development Shane Jones’ announcement that regional economic development funding could support some water irrigation projects.

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