[17 October/ Rural News]

Rural Women New Zealand would soon hold their annual Enterprising Rural Women Awards to showcase rural women who ran their own successful businesses. Six businesses would compete in three categories, with each category winner receiving $1,000 in prize money and the supreme winner receiving a further $1,000 for being an exceptional rural business woman. Rural Women New Zealand National President and Judge, Wendy McGowan said there had been some very dynamic businesses emerging in the regions this year.