The Winner of the 2019 Christie Award is New Zealand Pork GM, David Baines


The Christie Award

The Christie is a lifetime achievement award, in honour of Geof Christie, a butcher and tutor of trainee butchers in Polytecnics, whose passion for his trade was tireless. 

The Award is presented to a member of the meat industry who has contributed to the promotion, growth and strength of the New Zealand meat industry.

The recipient of this honour will be someone who has helped enhance the industry in a significant way. Through their commitment, fervour and perseverance they will have shown the outstanding qualities which Geof Christie stood for. The Christie Award is presented to those who stand at the pinnacle of the industry.