Award Winners

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2017 - Peter and Nicola Carver

2017 - Peter and Nicola Carver

1 June 2017

The winners of the national ambassador title for the Ballance Farm Environment Awards describe...

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Ohangi farmers win Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Ohangi farmers win Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards

13 April 2017

Ohangai sheep, beef and dairy farmers Peter and Nicola Carver have won the Taranaki Ballance Farm...

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Exceptional example of dryland farming wins Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Exceptional example of dryland farming wins Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment Awards

12 April 2017

Masterton farmers Nathan and Kate Williams have won the Greater Wellington Ballance Farm...

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Stockmanship and work ethic leads family to win Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Stockmanship and work ethic leads family to win Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards

8 April 2017

East Otago sheep and beef farmers Simon and Kirstin Engelbrecht have won the Otago Ballance Farm...

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Glenham farmers win Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Glenham farmers win Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

7 April 2017

Glenham farmers David, Alanna and Julie Clarke have won the Southland Ballance Farm Environment...

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Brothers 40-year partnership nets Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards win

Brothers 40-year partnership nets Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards win

6 April 2017

A North Canterbury sheep, beef and deer operation owned by the Douglas-Clifford family has won the...

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Fourth generation Helensville dairy farmers win Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Fourth generation Helensville dairy farmers win Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

30 March 2017

Fourth generation dairy farmers Scott and Sue Narbey have won the Auckland Ballance Farm...

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Stunning Cambridge farm wins Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Stunning Cambridge farm wins Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards

24 March 2017

Charlie and Helen Lea of Cambridge have won six of the 10 category awards on their way to being...

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Horticultural stalwarts win Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Horticultural stalwarts win Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

23 March 2017

Bay of Islands horticultural stalwarts Alan and Helen Thompson have won the Northland Ballance Farm...

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Pongaroa farmers win Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Pongaroa farmers win Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards

17 March 2017

Pongaroa sheep and beef farmers Shaun and Tracie Baxter have won the Horizons Ballance Farm...

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Napier farmer Philip Holt wins East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Napier farmer Philip Holt wins East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards

2 March 2017

Trees have been grown on Maraetara by five generations of the Holt family and Philip Holt is still...

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Opotiki dairy farmers Jared and Sue Watson win Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Opotiki dairy farmers Jared and Sue Watson win Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards

24 February 2017

Opotiki dairy farmers Jared and Sue Watson win Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment...

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2016 - Richard and Dianne Kidd

2016 - Richard and Dianne Kidd

1 July 2016

The strong leadership abilities demonstrated by Gordon Stephenson trophy recipients Richard and...

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Peninsula Farmers Win Supreme Title In 2016 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Peninsula Farmers Win Supreme Title In 2016 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards

16 April 2016

Portobello sheep and beef farmers Brendon and Paula Cross have been named Supreme winners of the...

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Excellent Environmental Stewardship Earns Couple Supreme Title In 2016 Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Excellent Environmental Stewardship Earns Couple Supreme Title In 2016 Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

15 April 2016

Redcliff farmers Shane Gibbons and Bridget Speight are Supreme winners of the 2016 Southland...

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Judge Valley Dairies Judged Supreme Winner In 2016 Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Judge Valley Dairies Judged Supreme Winner In 2016 Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards

8 April 2016

Puahue dairy farmers John Hayward and Susan O’Regan are Supreme winners of the 2016 Waikato...

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Outstanding Husband and Wife Team Claims Supreme Title in 2016 Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Outstanding Husband and Wife Team Claims Supreme Title in 2016 Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment Awards

7 April 2016

Martinborough sheep and beef farmers Daniel and Reidun Nicholson are the Supreme winners of the...

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Top Dairy Operation Wins Supreme Title In 2016 Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Top Dairy Operation Wins Supreme Title In 2016 Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards

1 April 2016

A well-managed dairy and forestry farm owned by Parininihi ki Waitotara (PKW) is the Supreme winner...

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Helensville Farmers First To Claim Supreme Title In Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Helensville Farmers First To Claim Supreme Title In Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

31 March 2016

“Environmental champions” Richard and Dianne Kidd are Supreme winners of the inaugural...

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Top Sharemilking Couple Win Big in the Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Top Sharemilking Couple Win Big in the Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards

24 March 2016

Geraldine sharemilkers Joe and Suz Wyborn are the Supreme winners of the 2016 Canterbury Ballance...

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Committed Farm Owner-Sharemilker Team Takes Home Top Title in Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Committed Farm Owner-Sharemilker Team Takes Home Top Title in Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards

18 March 2016

Nukumaru dairy farm owners David and Adrienne Hopkins and sharemilkers Ben and Belinda Price are...

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Intensive Beef Farmers Win Supreme In Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Intensive Beef Farmers Win Supreme In Northland Ballance Farm Environment Awards

17 March 2016

Taipa sheep and beef farmers Dennis and Rachelle O’Callaghan have been named Supreme winners...

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Progressive Kiwifruit Business Wins Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Progressive Kiwifruit Business Wins Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards

27 February 2016

BAYGOLD Limited, a large-scale kiwifruit operation, has taken out the Supreme title in the 2016 Bay...

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Hastings Orchardists Claim Top Title in East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Hastings Orchardists Claim Top Title in East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards

26 February 2016

Resilient, innovative and hard-working growers Graham and Marian Hirst are Supreme winners of the...

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2015 - John and Catherine Ford

2015 - John and Catherine Ford

1 July 2015

John and Catherine own 1240ha Highlands Station – a productive and well-maintained...

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2014 - Mark and Devon Slee

2014 - Mark and Devon Slee

1 July 2014

Winning the 2014 Ballance Farm Environment Awards gives Canterbury dairy farmers Mark and Devon...

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2013 - Craige and Roz Mackenzie

2013 - Craige and Roz Mackenzie

1 July 2013

The outstanding communication and leadership skills demonstrated by Canterbury farmers Craige and...

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2012 - Blair and Jane Smith

2012 - Blair and Jane Smith

1 July 2012

Otago farmers Blair and Jane Smith are the new holders of the prestigious Gordon Stephenson Trophy...

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2011 - Grant and Bernie Weller

2011 - Grant and Bernie Weller

1 July 2011

Southland farmers Grant and Bernadette Weller are the first holders of the Gordon Stephenson Trophy...

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