This annual competition is aimed at attracting entries from members and non-members alike to promote the Holstein Friesian breed. Individual cows are judged on type at their home property in natural conditions without being fitted or halter led. Six in-milk age groups classes are open to all Holstein Friesian cattle.

Breeders enter their cattle for regional judging. The top two animals in each class in each region then move on to the national competition to compete for the Champion and Reserve Champion titles for each class. The top animals are judged again by a national judge with the results announced at the Holstein Friesian New Zealand Annual Conference.

See below for Convenor details for your area.

WARD 1 - NORTHLAND

Convener: Rachel Alexander

Ph: 027 476 0091

E-mail: hfnznorthland@gmail.com

Proposed judging date: Between 2-5 February 2022

Entry close off date: 24 January 2022

Judge: TBC

Entry fee: $10.00 per animal 

Bank details: 02 0494 0082105 00, Ref: ‘Surname’

WARD 2 - WAIKATO

Convener: Duncan Pipe

Ph: 027 264 9527

E-mail: pipeduncan@hotmail.com

Proposed judging date: 21,22,23 February 2022

Entry close off date: 14 February 2022

Judge: Peter Gilbert

Entry fee: $10.00 per animal 

Bank details: Waikato Branch, 06 0317 0041978 00, Ref: ‘Surname/Semex’

WARD 3 - BAY OF PLENTY

Convener: Robert Cleland

Ph: 07 308 8554

E-mail: shiloh50@xtra.co.nz

Proposed judging date: TBC

Entry close off date: TBC

Judge: TBC

Entry fee: $10.00 per animal 

Bank details: TBC

WARD 4 - TARANAKI

Convener: Wayne Taylor 

Ph: 027 452 5331 or 06 7547800

E-mail: muritai-holsteins@xtra.co.nz

Proposed judging date: 9 & 10 February 2022

Entry close off date: 31 January 2022

Judge: Selwyn Donald 

Entry fee: $10.00 per animal 

Bank details: TSB Eltham -Taranaki Branch of NZ Holstein Friesian Assn, 15-3951-0419505-00, Ref: ‘Surname/Semex’

WARD 5 - HAWKES BAY / MANAWATU / WAIRARAPA

Convener: Emma Kelsen

Ph: 027 322 0292

E-mail: lakeviewholsteins@hotmail.com

Proposed judging date: 7, 8, 9 February 2022

Entry close off date: 6 February 2022

Judge: Michael Jenkins

Entry fee: $10.00 per animal 

Bank details: E Kelsen, 01 0671 0046595 00, Ref: Surname/Semex

WARD 6 - NELSON / MARLBOROUGH / GOLDEN BAY

Convener: Vince Fearn

Ph: (03) 573 7571

Proposed judging date: 9 February 2022

Entry close off date:  31 January 2022

Judge: Richard Crowe

Entry fee: $10.00 per animal 

Bank details: Marlborough Holstein Friesian Branch & Club, 11-7500-0010215-11, Ref: Surname/Semex

WARD 7 - CANTERBURY / WESTLAND

Convener: John Wakelin 

Ph: 027 629 5381

Email: wakelin.family@xtra.co.nz

Proposed judging date: 8-10 February 2022

Entry close off date: 30 January 2022

Judge: Bradley Parkes

Entry fee: $10.00 per animal 

Bank details: Canterbury Branch, 03 1592 0082699 00, Ref: ‘Surname/Semex’

WARD 8 - OTAGO / SOUTHLAND

Convener: Ashleigh Sinclair

Ph: 027 350 4772

E-mail: holsteinfriesiansouthland@gmail.com

Proposed judging date: 18,19,20 February 2022

Entry close off date: 7 February 2022

Judge: Vince Steiner 

Entry fee: $10.00 per animal 

Bank details: Southland Branch, 03 1750 0111513 00, Ref: ‘Surname/Semex’