The 2024 Gisborne Young Grower of the Year competition will be held on Thursday, 27 June 2024.

The competition is open to both commercial fruit and vegetable growers from the Gisborne region. Contestants will be tested on a range of theoretical and practical modules designed to test their horticultural skills and knowledge. The gala dinner will round off the day's activities with speeches from each contestant and the announcement of the 2024 Gisborne Young Grower of the Year winner. 

Young Grower Gisborne contact:

Gareth Knox, Ph: 027 880 4941,

2024 Gisborne Contestants

Gizzy BW image Aidan Stewart

Aidan Stewart

Gizzy BW image Awatea Jobe

Awatea Jobe

Gizzy BW image Dalem Otter

Dalem Otter

Gizzy BW image Larissa Wooding Ngata

Larissa Wooding-Ngata

Gizzy BW image Makauri Anderson

Makauri Anderson

Gizzy BW image Matt Davies

Matt Davies

Gizzy BW image Paul Goodlett PJ

Paul Goodlet

Gizzy BW image Pip Terekia

Pip Terekia

Gizzy BW image Sirius Tamati Smith

Sirius Tamati-Smith


Competition venue: 

EIT Rural Studies Unit,
320 Stout Street, Riverdale, Gisborne

Email for more information

Gala dinner venue: The Vines

166 Main Road SH2, Matawhero, Gisborne

Email to buy gala dinner tickets