The inaugural Primary Industries New Zealand Awards and Gala Dinner will be held on 1 July 2019 at the Museum of Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington.
The Awards and Gala Dinner are an occasion to shine a spotlight on the important role the primary sector plays in the economy and honour the most successful and innovative primary industries’ producers and supporters.
All Summit attendees, Awards’ finalists and their supporters are invited to attend the Primary Industries Awards’ Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner.
5.30pm Close of Day One of the Primary Industries New Zealand Summit
5.40pm Primary Industries New Zealand Cocktail Reception
7.00pm New Zealand Primary Industries Awards and Gala Dinner
Meet Your Awards MC - BEN HURLEY
Star of hit TV3 Show 7 Days – Ben Hurley is one of the success stories of New Zealand stand-up comedy.
Winner of the two biggest comedy awards in New Zealand, the 2004 Oddfellows Billy T award and the 2008 Fred Dagg award, Hurley is a headline act in New Zealand but also on the highly competitive UK circuit. In 2008 he supported Irish superstar Ed Byrne on a 70-date sell out tour of the UK and Ireland.