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Ahuwhenua Awards Dinner 2018

On Friday night Dame Patsy and Sir David joined in the annual celebration of excellence in Maori farming and agribusiness - the Ahuwhenua Awards dinner, this year held in Christchurch. The winning farm operation must not only be an example of efficient farming practices, but also demonstrate a commitment to sustainability and benefit to the associated iwi.

This year's winner of the Ahuwhenua Trophy was the Onuku Maori Lands Trust and the Ahuwhenua Young Maori Farmer was Harepaora Ngaheu.

The Ahuwhenua Awards were set up by Sir Apirana Ngata and the then Governor-General, Lord Bledisloe, in 1933.

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an image of Dame Patsy presenting the Ahuwhenua Trophy to Moyra Bramley, Chair of the Onuku Maori Lands Trust
an image of Dame Patsy with Ahuwhenua Young Maori Farmer Award winner, Harepaora Ngaheu

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