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Hawke's Bay's horticulture industry is hoping for an injection of new blood, with the Hawke's Bay Fruitgrowers Association's new president looking to attract more local youth into the industry.
Dairying offers a world of opportunities.

Dairying dream

In June this year Khan began a three-year contract as herd owner in a 50/50 sharemilker on a 180-cow dairy farm just out of Matamata. This essentially means that as owner of the cows, Khan is responsible for their production and health, while the other party owns the farm.

Kiwifruit overload

Christina Fullerton loved science at school, particularly biology and learning about plants. With the encouragement of some enthusiastic teachers at her school, Baradene College in Auckland, she decided fairly early on to make a career out of it.
Winemaking is more about just tasting...

Edible art

Hob nob! Imagine getting to taste test as a Patisserie chef de partie

Off the scale

Ensuring people abide by the rules and regulations that support a sustainable fishery - SIGN US UP!
Ever wanted to become a Senior growth platform technologist?? Us too! Here we talk to Ursula Hosking about the many facets of the job.

Cash cows

I’ve always loved animals... so every day I milk 250 cows. Sophia Clark tells us all about her life as a dairy farmer.

The bee’s knees

Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz - want to be a Beekeeper? We look at how to work beehives, preparing hiveware, and everything involved with general honey production.
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