Angus Australia extends a huge congratulations to Extension Officer Nancy Crawshaw, who was recently announced as the winner of the New Zealand arm of the coveted Zanda McDonald Award at the special 10-year celebration evening in Queenstown, which took place March 12. 

The Zanda McDonald Award offers a unique opportunity to learn from successful leaders and peers, network with the best in trans-Tasman agriculture, gain valuable experience through a tailored mentoring program, and grow both personally and professionally. The Award recognises future leaders working in agriculture and provides an impressive prize package centred around tailored mentoring and education.  

Nancy was selected from among ten outstanding applicants and six finalists, alongside Australian arm winner Tessa Chartres. 

When speaking to ACM at the celebration evening, Award chairman Shane McManaway said of Nancy, ““Nancy is thoughtful and sincere, and has an in-depth knowledge of the industry from pasture to production.  

“She has a wide network across the trans-Tasman and is passionate about the industry.” 

Through the award, Nancy is recipient of a personalised mentoring trip in Australia and New Zealand, $10,000 worth of tailored education or further training, media coaching and ongoing networking opportunities.