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50 Years Young
50 Years Young

50 Years Young

A History of the Young Farmer of the Year


277 Pages, 7.5 x 10

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $35.00 (US $35.00) (CA $45.00)

Publication Date: September 2019

ISBN 9780995102941

Rights: US & CA

Massey University Press (Sep 2019)

Price: $35.00


THE COLOURFUL HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND’S BEST LOVEDFARMING CONTESTThe Young Farmer of the Year has tested the knowledge and skills of rural men and women for 50 years. Join our winners, finalists and organisers as they share the history of rural New Zealand’s most prestigious competition, dubbed ‘the challenge second only to the land.’

Author Biography

Kate Taylor grew up on a farm in west Otago and has been a journalistsince she left school, starting with radio and moving into print when shereturned from her OE in 1996 to work for the then Hawke’s Bay HeraldTribune. She left what became Hawke’s Bay Today in 2000 when herdaughter was born and she has been a freelance journalist, administratorand event manager ever since. Kate, her husband Thomas and theirchildren Sarah and Lachlan live on a small farm at Takapau in Hawke’sBay, where she is an active member of the local fire brigade.