have owned and
operated our 200 hectare farm for nearly 25 years. What began asa sheep and beef unit was
converted twelve years ago into dairy and currently milks 450
cows twice a day. Large areas of native bush, limestone outcrops and
tranquil streams combined with the undulating terrain and steady rainfall have created a
scenic and fertile environment.
There are amazing views from all around the farm, on a clear day
Mount Ruapehu,Tongariro and Egmont are all visible. We take great pride
in these surroundings and over
have worked hard
at keeping the farm, house and garden well maintained.
is an important aspect of farming and we believe to be a
successful farmer the environmental needs must be balanced with on farm
profit. Steep sections of our farm have been fenced
off and are planted or being planted in native trees. There are also
fences around all the existing native bush to prevent stock
damage and most of our streams to reduce nitrogen leakage
into waterways. All stock effulent can be spread over 40% of
the farm (far more than the recommended area) so ensuring minimal
pollution and reducing the need for extra fertilisers.
is a genuine kiwi farm in
the heart of rural New Zealand. Here you
have the chance to experience first hand the mixing of our glorious
native scenery and our heritage as a farming nation. You will be
as a guest and are able to witness the farm being run without
any gimmicks, as it has been for the past decade.