Primary Industry News
Level 1 students have been to their first fencing assessment at
AgriLearn with awesome results. Students had to assemble a fence
with crimps, figure 8 knot, insulators, a triplex and tension it correctly.
Then they had to assemble a hot wire and find the faults and put together the cut out. A
usual time allowance is from 9am - 4pm, but not for GHS who were done and dusted by lunchtime! Greig Richardson (tutor) said “ this has been the best group through this assessment
across all schools (North Otago, Mid and South Canterbury) since the program
Top wire fencers were:
- Ist - Blake Roberts
- 2nd - Zoie Greer and Jacob Price
- 3rd - Phoebe Bradley-Doig
- 1st - Blake Roberts
- 2nd - Mitchell Sowden
- 3rd - Patrick Foley-Smith
Level 2 & 3 PIA
Jan Gibbs from the NZ Police has been this week’s guest speaker. The class discussed, among other things, firearms & gun licensing, how to deal with poachers on farm, and heavy vehicle licensing & regulations.