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2016 Greater Wellington Regional Supreme Winner

30 April 2016

2016 Greater Wellington Regional Supreme Winner

Martinborough sheep and beef farmers Daniel and Reidun Nicholson are the Supreme winners of the 2016 Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Originally purchased by Dan’s parents Patricia and the late Matthew in 1977, Tokaroa winters about 6200 stock units on 585ha effective, with a 75:25 sheep to beef ratio. It is run in conjunction with 800ha Bush Gully Station, managed by Dan’s brother, Matt.

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Find out more about the Northland Ballance Farm Environment Award winners and read their great farming stories: 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009