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Northern Regional Final of the ANZ Young Farmers Contest

When:

Sat 15 Mar 2014, 6:00pm–11:00pm

Where: Kaikohe Memorial Hall, Memorial Ave, Kaikohe, Mid North

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $32.50 ($30.00 + $2.50 fees)
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale

Listed by: Meredith Love

The ANZ Young Farmer Contest is New Zealand’s Ultimate Rural Challenge - inspiring excellence, showcasing innovation and growing human capabilities.

The Northern Regional Final begins with a Practical day held at the Kaikohe Showgrounds (cnr Ngawha Springs Rd & SH12) on the 15th of March, starting at 8am. Contestants will be put through a diverse array of practical, theoretical and technical farming challenges. Entry is free to the public and food & drink purchases will be available.

Later that night the Contest's Evening Show will be held at the Kaikohe War Memorial Hall from 6pm. This is a ticketed event where the contestants are again put through their paces, final quiz style rounds are held and the winners are announced. It is a prestigious night for all involved in Northland's rural community. These tickets purchased are for entry to the Contest's Evening Show. A light supper is inclusive of the ticket price and cash bar available for drink purchases. Formal dress required.

A free bus is available to the Evening Show, leaving Kerikeri BP at 5:30pm and later leaving Kaikohe at 11pm.

Alongside our Practical Day is the Northern Regional Final of the TeenAg & Agrikids competitions, held from 8am - 2pm. Both competitions are free to enter.

TeenAg is for year 9 - year 13 students competing in teams of two, register at http://www.teenag.co.nz

Agrikids is for year 4 - year 8 competing in teams of three, register at www.agrikidsnz.co.nz

The Northern Regional Final is one of seven finals held throughout the country - the winner of which will go on to represent Northern at the Grand Final in Christchurch later in July 2014.