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2012 Waikato Regional Supreme Winners

7 April 2012

2012 Waikato Regional Supreme Winners

In the Pukekawa district, in sight of the last reaches of the Waikato River, the Nicholsons have established a thriving commercial growing business producing onions, potatoes and barley.

Chris and Vikki Nicholson represented, said the award judges emphatically, “what’s great about New Zealand farmers”. Noted the judges: “Chris and Vikki have developed a successful business in a challenging sector while enhancing environmental values. This has been achieved through productive family partnerships, passionate dedication and clever business management. They provide excellent role models for farmers while also being open to new ideas and information.”

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