Latest Environment Award Winners

Latest Environment Award Winners

2015 Deer Industry Environment Award Recipients 

  • Premier Award - The Elworthy Environmental Award-Sponsored by Deer Industry New Zealand
    Is the vision of a sustainable farming system. Ensuring long term protection of the environment and sustainable production. Best farming practise is clearly evident.
    George Williams and Laura Billings – Te Maire, Hawkes Bay 
  • NZ Landcare Trust Award - For Excellence in sustainable deer farming through action on the groundThe recipient of this award has demonstrated a strong level of leadership through identification of risk areas on their property, implementation of mitigation tools and adoption of farming systems to ensure long term sustainability
    Landcorp Eweburn Farm , Te Anau, Ray Tibbles (Manager)
  • Duncan & Company Award - For vision and innovation whilst mastering a demanding environment.
    The recipient of this award demonstrates forward thinking, and innovative farming practises whilst having to operate their business within a demanding environment.
    George Williams and Laura Billings – Te Maire, Hawkes Bay
  • FirstLight Foods Ltd Award - For total commitment to farming sustainably with a strong customer focus.
    The recipient demonstrates a passion for the land and strong environmental stewardship. They actively work towards ensuring the land is left for the next generation in a better state than when they started. It is clear from their business decisions that they have the end customer in mind.
    Hamish and Anna Orbell, Clayton Station, Fairlie
     
  • NZDFA Next Generation Award – For outstanding performance across environmental, financial and social aspects of the business
    The recipient of this award has demonstrated outstanding performance across environmental, financial and social aspects of their business. Their passion for farming deer and doing it so well showcases the opportunities that lie within the NZ deer industry.
    George Williams and Laura Billings – Te Maire, Hawkes Bay
  • Gallagher Technology and Innovation Award – For excellent utilisation of farming technologies to improve on farm productivity and manage resources 
    The recipient of this award has utilised farming technologies to progress their business, improve on-farm productivity and manage resources.  
    Murray and Beverly Hagen, Manapouri, Jim Cameron (Manager) 
Deer Farmers' Environment Awards 2015 posters