Tayla and Tim receive award  by St Paul's Collegiate School

Third place for FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year

Tayla Hansen (Year 13) along with Tim Lumsden from Hamilton Boys’ High School represented the Waikato/BOP region and were placed third in this year's FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year competition.

They were one of 14 teams from across New Zealand to compete in a series of modules including practical activities, exams and speeches all designed to test their teamwork, practical and theoretical knowledge and skills. The event held in Christchurch, is a key part of the work being done by NZ Young Farmers to attract secondary school students into the agri-food sector.