28 Aug 2012

Top butcher named

12:56 pm on 28 August 2012

An Auckland butcher is Young Butcher of the Year.

Peter Tuapawa from Victoria Park New World in Auckland, narrowly beat Abigail Smith from Pak'nSave Kaitaia.

The finalists went through an exam, interview, practical test and an on-stage challenge.

Jared McLeod from Regent New World in Whangarei, is the Apprentice Butcher of the Year.