Ahuwhenua Trophy winning Trust featured on Country Calendar
Onuku Māori Lands Trust from Rotorua, winner of the 2018 Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award for dairy, has been featured on Country Calendar.
From the Ashes: After 26 years of planning and hard work, Onuku Māori Lands Trust wins he 2018 Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award for its achievements on the land, but rather than sitting back, they're pushing ahead with new projects.
The Ahuwhenua Trophy was inaugurated 85 years ago by the great Māori Leader, Sir Apirana Ngata and the Governor General at the time, Lord Bledisloe with the objective of encouraging Māori farmers to improve their land and their overall farming position with an emphasis on sustainability.
The winning Onuku Māori Lands Trust farm is their Boundary Road property, one of a number of farms owned and operated by the Trust. Boundary Road consists of a 72ha block near Lake Rotomahana, about 30km south of Rotorua. The Trust milks 220 cows which produce about 90,000 kgMS on farm.
Find out more about the Ahuwhenua Trophy here.