Primary Industry Fundraising

By Mrs Sarah Foley-Smith | Posted: Thursday June 1, 2017

GHS FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final - Fielding July 2017

Target reached! With a couple of months of hard out fundraising, we are now all done. The group have worked hard shifting bricks, selling sausages, running a quiz, doing a stock take, auctioning a painting and selling raffles. The group will have an action packed few days in Feilding at the FMG Grand Final.

The community have been totally awesome in supporting us with offers of work and donations. In particular, thank you to Geraldine Lions for their generous donation.

We had 10 lucky winners of our monster raffle which was drawn under police supervision.  Results were:

1st Michelle Gordon - Topsun Petrol Weed Wacker, Letter Box, Farmlands Bag and Umbrella, “Himalayan Poppy" Glass Earrings, Dinner Vouchers, Crown Hotel, 2 Bottles of Wine, Barkers Fruit Cordial, 2 pair Merino Socks, Silver Fern Beanie.

2nd Carolyn McAtamney - 1 Night Stay at Waikonini Homestead Bed and Breakfast, Rangitata Rafts voucher to the Value of $200.00.

3rd Cameron Ward-Smith - Touched By Fire Micromodal Scarf, “Kowhai” Glass Earrings, 1 Bottle of Riccadonna, 2 Running Duck Coffee Vouchers

4th Jean Robinson - Craig’s Pest Control $150.00 Voucher, Rimu Book Holder, 2 Barkers Fruit Cordial, Fly Zapper, 2 Running Duck Coffee Vouchers

5th Rikki Ross - Potpourri of Barkers Finest Products, Trevoli Trading Gift Voucher

6th Jenny & Max - Pheasant Cushion, Set of Tea light Holders and Tea light Candles, Awapuhi Hair Products, Lime Green Pouch, 2 Running Duck Coffee Voucher’s

7th Hayley Kennedy - Subway Platter Voucher, Verde Cafe Voucher, Set of Cheese Knives. 2 Bottles Barkers Cordial

8th Pete Churchwood - Grandpa’s Safari Adventure, Children’s Thermal Socks, Berry Barn Voucher

9th Peg Bilkey - Sunbeam Heat & Eat, Barkers Cordial, Eco Friendly Carry Bag

10th Nancy Sepie - 2 Dinner Voucher’s The Crown Hotel, 1 Bottle Rose Wine, Whiskey Rocks.

We would like to thank the following local businesses for their generous support:

PGG Wrightson Limited

Woodleys Transport

Fairlie Bakehouse Pies

Geraldine Lionesses

R D 1 Temuka

Farmlands Temuka

Rangitata Rafts

Westpac Bank


Geraldine Butchery

Hammer Hardware

Flowers Inc

Coco Chocolate Shop

Mary Casey - Waikonini Homestead

Country Cafe

Verde Cafe

Berry Barn Cafe

Subway Geraldine

Grandpa's Wooden Toys

Rosies Milk Bar

Goodys Driving School

Lynn River

McAtamney Gallery & Design Store

The Running Duck

Hair 'N' Mind



Craig's Pest Control

The Crown Hotel

Night 'n Day Temuka

Trevoli Trading

Louk NZ Clothing

Nicola & Bob Metcalf

The Goodwin, Binney, Hancox, McAtamney-Rasch, Ward-Smith, Foley-Smith, Teneti, Gomes, Reith, Mouth & Davidson families.