Winton dairy farmer Wiremu Reid has won the 2014 Ahuwhenua Young Maori Dairy Farmer Award.
Reid, a lower order sharemilker, was one of two Southland finalists in the awards. The other finalists were Gore herd manager James Matheson and Waikato 50/50 sharemilker Joshua MacDonald.
The award was announced at an event in Tauranga attended by more than 850 people.
Taranaki Maori trust Te Rua O Te Moko Ltd won the 2014 Ahuwhenua Trophy Maori Excellence in Farming Award.
- The Southland Times