The 24-year-old managed to shear 661 sheep.
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The group was given lessons in everything from milking cattle to fixing fences.
There were 357,000 fewer lambs tailed this year than in 2019.
Last summer farmers battled bare paddocks, hungry stock and limited supplementary feed due to dry conditions.
Nelson was recently appointed chair of Safer Farms.
The Government recently announced 60 shearers would be allowed into the country early next year.
Forecasters warn it could mean below-average rainfall for the south and possible flooding in the north.
A veteran farming academic thinks regenerative agriculture is a largely redundant concept for New Zealand because it has been practised here for years.