The Industry Awards are held each year in January


About the Industry Awards



The industry awards are held annually in January/February.  During the evening people who have made outstanding contributions to the industry or are high achievers within the will be recognised. 


The event provides the perfect backdrop for the presentation of the HB Fruitgrowers’ Charitable Trust Scholarships, presentation of awards to apprentice graduates and to celebrate achievement and education in the Hawke's Bay fruit growing industry.



Awards to be presented include:


  • Fourneau Award for invention or innovation
  • Joe Bell Trophy for service to the Industry
  • Kiwifruit Gold and Green awards for the best Hawke’s Bay grower
  • Presentations to Graduates of the Fruit Production Apprenticeship programme
  • Presentations to Graduates of the Post Harvest Apprenticeship programme
  • Presentations workplace trainers of Graduate Apprentices
  • Presentsations to Top Apprentices


The HB Fruitgrowers Assn Charitable Trust will present scholarships to local Apprentice trainees


The evening is well attended by growers; industry associated people, apprentices, their partners, work colleagues, supporters, and education providers.

















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