Year in Review: Inspiring Dairy Awards video

Year in Review: 2017 New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year Clay Paton's positive video about being a dairy farmer won him Best Video at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards and the admiration of farmers everywhere.


Watch: The video that blew away the crowd at the Dairy Awards

"My name is Clay and I'm proud to be a dairy farmer"

This inspiring video from 2017 New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year Clay Paton blew everyone away at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards...and it's easy to see why it picked up Best Video Award for Clay too!

Full Results of the 2017 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards

2017 New Zealand Share Farmer of the Year:
Winner - Christopher and Siobhan O'Malley, Canterbury-North Otago
Runner-up - Carlos and Bernice Delos Santos, Central Plateau
Third - Dion and Johanna Bishell, Taranaki
DairyNZ Human Resources Award - Christopher and Siobhan O'Malley
Ecolab Farm Dairy Hygiene Award - Carlos and Bernice Delos Santos
Federated Farmers Leadership Award - Jon and Vicki Nicholls
Fonterra Farm Source Interview Award - Christopher and Siobhan O'Malley
Honda Farm Safety and Health Award - Dion and Johanna Bishell
LIC Recording and Productivity Award - Christopher and Siobhan O'Malley
Meridian Energy Farm Environment Award - Dion and Johanna Bishell
Ravensdown Pasture Performance Award - Russell and Tracy Bouma
Westpac Business Performance Award - Dion and Johanna Bishell

2017 New Zealand Dairy Manager of the Year:
Winner - Hayley Hoogendyk, Manawatu
Runner-up - Kerry Higgins, Canterbury-North Otago
Third - Rachel Foy, Auckland-Hauraki
Dairy Manager of the Year Interview Award - Greg Imeson
DairyNZ Employee Engagement Award - Anthony Kiff
Meridian Energy Leadership Award - Jack Raharuhi
Fonterra Farm Source Feed Management Award - Rachel Foy
DeLaval Livestock Management Award - Shaun Neal
PrimaryITO Power Play Award - Hayley Hoogendyk
Fonterra Farm Source Dairy Management Award - Kerry Higgins
Westpac Financial Management & Planning Award - Kerry Higgins

2017 New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year:
Winner - Clay Paton, West Coast-Top of the South
Runner-up - Ben Haley, Canterbury-North Otago
Third - Taylor Macdonald, Central Plateau
DairyNZ Practical Skills Award - Taylor Macdonald
NZDIA Communication and Engagement Award - Ben Haley
Best Video Award presented by Spyglass - Clay Paton

- The Country

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