30 October 2006
For immediate release
ANNOUNCING THE NEW ZEALAND LAMB OSCARS
Who are the nominations for the 2007 New Zealand Lamb Oscars? This is
the question on the lips of South Island sheep farmers in preparation for the
inaugural 2007 New Zealand Lamb Oscars.
Next year, at the Wanaka A & P show, the New Zealand Beef and Lamb
Marketing Bureau on behalf of Meat & Wool New Zealand, will host the first
ever lamb competition of its kind.
All entries will undergo a carcass assessment at Alliance Group Limited to
select the finalists. They will then be tasted by a panel of judges.
Rod Slater, Chief Executive Officer of the New Zealand Beef and Lamb
Marketing Bureau says, “This will showcase a Kiwi favourite like never before,
thanks to Meat & Wool New Zealand’s initiative. We know New Zealand lamb
is the best in the world and this contest will find the best of the best in the
For more information or an entry form contact Fiona Greig or Rod Slater at the
New Zealand Beef and Lamb Marketing Bureau on 0800 733 466.