Primary Industry Team Award
This award recognises a team of agri-professionals in New Zealand, who have advocated and promoted New Zealand’s primary industries and achieved success or developed meaningful outcomes to an issue or problem facing the agri community. The team can consist of multiple people from multiple organisations and must have a minimum of 3 people to be considered a team.
Primary Industry Science & Research Award
This award recognises either an individual or a team of scientists or researchers in New Zealand, who have developed new processes, initiatives or discoveries which will add value to New Zealand’s primary industries. The team can consist of multiple people from multiple organisations and must have a minimum of 3 people to be considered a team.
Primary Industry Innovation & Collaboration Project Award
The Innovation & Collaboration Project Award aims to recognise and celebrate the contribution of the professionals that work on primary sector projects – big and small – including producers, scientists, investors, industry bodies, external providers and sector leaders. The collaboration of the whole project team is vital when it comes to producing innovative projects for New Zealand’s primary industries. This award recognises an individual or team of people who have worked on a project designed to make New Zealand agriculture more efficient and effective.
Primary Industry Chief Executive Award
This award honours an outstanding chief executive working in New Zealand’s primary industries. The award winner will be known for boosting staff morale, improving productivity and enhancing retention in their organisation. They are recognised for making positive, changes during their time in the role of CEO, effectively promoting their organisation and enhancing its reputation.
Outstanding Contribution to Primary Industries NZ
A judges’ discretionary award, this award recognises a New Zealand based individual within the primary sector, who has been considered a leader in their field of work for 20 years or more.
The winner of this award consistently supports their local community and champions the needs of fellow colleagues. The winner has experience in spearheading change for the betterment of the sector and is a respected member of their organisation, industry or workplace. They are known to overcome challenges and attain a high level of success and achievement.
The recipient is selected by the judging panel. However, if you believe you know a worthy candidate please drop us a line and let us know why you think they should be considered.