Basic details about yourself and your farming operation or career.
If you are entering the Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year or Farm Manager of the Year competitions we need an email address for your Farm Owner and if applicable your Farm Employer. Their permission is required for your entry and will be obtained electronically. If you cannot supply an email for them, you will need to obtain their written signature.
Dairy Trainee of the Year entries do not require a Farm Employer's signature.
All permissions (either electronic or written) must be received by the NZDIA no later than 31st December 2012.
What Happens Next?
Once your entry is complete (ie permissions received), you will receive an email from the NZDIA.
Keep an eye out for this email in your Inbox. This email will contain a link to an entrant only section of our website where you will find important information such as the Judging Criteria for your competition.
Completing your Entry
All entrants are asked to supply a few photographs, details of which will be supplied with your email after entry.
Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year entrants only are asked to submit a copy of their annual accounts (2011/2012) or a budget and cashflow for the 2012/2013 year if in your first year of business.
Return of Photos/ Information
Photographs from Entrants for All Competitions 15th January 2013
Financials for Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year North Island - 18th January 2013
South Island - 13th February 2013
Regional Judging - Late January/February and March
Regional Award Dinners - March/April
Regional Field Days for Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year and Farm Manager of the Year - March/April
National Judging for regional winners is held in May each year