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2015 Greater Wellington Regional Supreme Winners

7 April 2015

2015 Greater Wellington Regional Supreme Winners

Wairarapa dairy farmers Leo and Rebecca Vollebregt run a 580-cow operation south east of Featherston,which has focused on creating “an attractive, productive and profitable farm that everyone enjoys working on".

The Vollebregts farm a total of 289ha, including the 154ha effective home block which is divided by Pahautea Road and partially bounded by the Ruamahanga River stop banks.  The main milking platform is supported by four run-off blocks (totalling 118ha) located within 17km of the home farm. 

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