For the first time in the NZ Dairy Awards 33-year history Canterbury/Otago has achieved a clean sweep of all three major categories and the Fonterra Responsible Dairying Award. Will Green was named the 2022 New Zealand Share Farmer of the Year. The region’s Jaspal Singh became the 2022 New Zealand Dairy Manager of the Year and Peter O’Connor, from Canterbury/North Otago, was announced the 2022 New Zealand Dairy Trainee of the Year. They shared prizes from a pool worth over $200,000.