Award partners

We extend our thanks and gratitude to our Awards partner and category sponsors. 

About our Awards partner

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Farmlands is the largest buying group of its type in New Zealand, transacting more than 2.5 billion dollars' worth of business annually and is listed in the top 20 companies by turnover in New Zealand, has 70,000 Farmlands shareholders and 82 stores nationwide.

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About the Award category sponsors

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AgResearch is one of New Zealand’s seven Crown Research Institutes. We offer world-leading expertise, and are responsible for delivering innovative science and research outcomes specifically for the agricultural sector.

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Rabobank New Zealand is a part of the global Rabobank Group, the world’s leading specialist in food and agribusiness banking. Thanks to our cooperative origins, our focus is our agribusiness clients and the long-term success of their businesses. Growing and strengthening communities is at the heart of Rabobank, and that’s why we say ‘Growing a better New Zealand together’.

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Alliance Group

Alliance Group is a leading food company owned by skilled and passionate Kiwi farmers who produce the finest quality free-range grass-fed natural lamb, beef and venison. New Zealand’s only 100 per cent farmer-owned red meat co-operative, Alliance exports lamb, beef, venison and co-products to customers in more than 65 countries across the globe. 

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FMG was created by farmers for farmers and has been supporting rural New Zealand for over 115 years.  As New Zealand’s leading rural insurer, FMG understands rural risk and prides ourself on offering specialist advice, products and support for rural New Zealand.

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Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Ballance Agri-Nutrients is a farmer-owned cooperative that loves the land as much as its farmers and growers. Ballance is committed to farming more productively, profitably and sustainably and creating the best soil and food on earth.

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Datamars Livestock

Datamars Livestock has more than 50 years experience in supporting the every day requirements of livestock farming. When you’re working the land, we’re there with you. On farm and online, our digital platform connects you with information about your livestock, bolstering your intuition and enabling you to make precise, informed decisions.

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For more than 80 years, Gallagher has been a global leader in the development of innovative solutions and technology to help farmers transform their businesses into data-driven, precision operations. From its headquarters in the Waikato, the company supports farmers around the world to innovate and make sure they have quality data to make the best decisions and do more with less.

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Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms is New Zealand's leading processor, marketer and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef and venison. We care deeply about doing the right thing and doing it well, striving every day to be the world's most successful and sustainable grass-fed red meat company.

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