Visit a Farm

Sunday 10 March 2024

Displaying 24 events
Avonstour Island
Taranaki, 4395
  • Meet the animals
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Farming games and fun
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

Avonstour Island has been evolving on this property for 24 years. The evolution process is ongoing. Visitors will see improvements and changes each time they visit. We are a rare breeds farm and we are providing courses and education to…

Braeburn Farm
Hawkes Bay, 4186
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Nature walk
  • Farming games and fun
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk
  • Crop harvesting

Hi there, my name is Sally and together with my husband Nathan and three young boys, Charlie, Oscar and Ted, we own and run a farming business in Patoka, Hawkes Bay, 45 minutes inland from Napier. We have two properties,…

Byerley Park
Auckland, 2679
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farming games and fun
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

Located in Kingseat, South Auckland, Byerley Park is a multifaceted operation. The 250 acre property is a public training centre for thoroughbreds with 7 trainers on site and around 160 horses. It is also home to the NZ Equine Academy…

Cambridge Stud
Waikato, 3283
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour

Visit one of New Zealand’s most famous thoroughbred nurseries. Cambridge Stud has a proud history of breeding champion thoroughbred racehorses that have won the world’s biggest races. Visitors will have an opportunity to view our Heritage Centre which showcases the…

Cornwall Park Farm
Auckland, 1061
  • Hosted farm tour

Take a guided walk through the Cornwall Park farm and chat all things agriculture with our farm manager at our Open Farms day. Discover the rich history of farming at Cornwall Park in this short walk. It is a unique…

Donald's Farm
Auckland, 2576
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

Donald’s Farm is an educational dairy farm, gifted to NZ Young Farmers in 2018 to connect people with farming. We have started working with a number of schools and are excited to continue growing this part of what we do….

Dreamview Farm
Waikato, 3296
  • Meet the animals
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Farming games and fun
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area

Dreamview Farm is a unique dairy farm aiming to challenge the status quo. We bottle and sell 90% of the milk produced on farm in glass bottles. We then deliver the milk across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty on…

Earth Stewards Organic Urban Farm
Waikato, 3210
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farm shop
  • Vegetable and/or flower planting
  • Compost making

We are small scale certified organic market gardeners situated in Rototuna, Hamilton. We grow vegetables for our local community and have an on site farm shop and CSA box delivery system. We will demonstrate biological, no till, organic vegetable growing…

Eyrewell Dairy (Pāmu Farms of New Zealand)
Canterbury, 7476
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Farming games and fun
  • Machinery display
  • Milking Demonstration
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

Eyrewell Dairy Unit is a dairy farm owned by Pāmu (Landcorp Farming Limited). We milk over 600 cows and also raise dairy beef cattle and are looking forward to showing families where their milk comes from. Eyrewell is also home…

Kaiapoi Food Forest
Canterbury, 7630
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Self-guided walks
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area

Imagine a park filled with food for you to forage, apples, pears, plums, nectarines just to name a few, berries, vegetables, herbs, rongoa (traditional medicinal plants). Food forest layer design principles can be replicated on small or large residential property…

Kelmarna Community Farm
Auckland, 1021
  • Self-guided walks
  • Farming games and fun
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area

Kelmarna Community Farm is nestled in the heart of Auckland’s Ponsonby area on 4.5 acres of land leased from the Auckland Council. The farm is a 40 + year old organic farm on a mission to transform our food system….

Lavender Hill
Auckland, 0793
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Self-guided walks
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area

Lavender Hill is a busy, small farm with commercial lavender fields, one of Auckland’s largest lavender stills, 300+ olive trees, friendly alpacas and a small flock of sheep. And now….a brand new commercial GIN STILL We also have a farm…

Mahinga Kai Urban Farm Upper Hutt
Wellington, 5018
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farming games and fun
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity

Mahinga Kai is a regenerative farm in suburban Upper Hutt selling boxes of vegetables to local customers. We are spray free and actively encourage a diverse range of pollinators. We practice poly-cropping, make our own compost and provide employment opportunities…

Mangaroa Farms
Wellington, 5371
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Farming games and fun
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Stockyard Demonstration

We are a diverse regeneratively run farm that is developing a local food hub to enable people to access nutrient dense, ecologically produced food. The farm is structured as a not-for-profit within the Biome Trust, a parent charitable trust. With…

Mercer Mushrooms
Waikato, Tuakau 2696
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farming games and fun
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Compost making

Discover the charm of Mercer Mushrooms with a guided tour of our compost yard and mushroom farm. Gain insights into our compost methods and the fascinating process of mushroom cultivation. Enjoy engaging activities, including farm games and hands-on compost experiments….

Mushroom House
Wellington, 5026
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Food and drink on sale

We want to help New Zealand lead the world to a brighter food future, one bite at a time. We believe in the value of local food ecosystems. That’s why we started Mushroom House in our hometown of Plimmerton, Porirua….

Nurture Farm
Auckland, 2580
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Machinery display
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Tree planting
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity

My name is Lisa and I have been farming this land for 4 years, now with two toddlers in tow. We are an SPCA Certified farm, meaning we put animal welfare at the heart of all our farming decisions. On…

Ohau Gourmet Mushrooms
Manawatu-Wanganui, 5570
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Science in farming
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area

Our tour is between 1-2 hours. Visitors will see how we grow our mushrooms, starting from the lab and finishing with the grow rooms. On our 3 hectare farm, 2 hectares is wetlands and forest. We take visitors for a…

Otago Fresh Milk
Otago, 9482
  • Meet the animals
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area
  • Milking Demonstration

We are a family owned and run boutique dairy farm, selling fresh raw milk direct to the public through our farm shop or by home delivery. We aim to run our farm ethically and with high animal welfare standards. Our…

Pari Nui
Otago, 9076
  • Meet the animals
  • Science in farming
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

We have a small farm near Dunedin city, which runs alpacas, sheep, beef and goats. We are developing a large food garden area, and would like the opportunity to show case rural life to the urban people near us.

The Food Farm
Canterbury, 7482
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Vegetable and/or flower planting
  • Seed saving

We’re a small farm which employs Permaculture to grow most of our own food organically. We also teach others how to grow their own food through a series of on farm workshops. We’ll be offering a farm tour through our…

The Pyramid
Marlborough, 7276
  • Meet the animals
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Nature walk
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration

We are the 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation farmers at The Pyramid, originally purchased by Jack and Jean Dawkins in 1954. Our passion lies in animal health and performance and sustainability. Come along for a day of fun with the…

Waikawa Blueberries
Manawatu-Wanganui, 5573
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

Waikawa Blueberries is an organic berry farm and olive grove. We will be hosting a half-hour walk and talk session through the olive grove and wetland restoration project at 11:00am – 11:30am and 2:00pm – 2:30pm, finishing with an olive…

Westwood
Southland, 9691
  • Meet the animals
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Machinery display

Westwood is a Family Farm, that has been in the Erskine Family since 1885 and is currently run by three siblings. Quinton, Anita & Eric Erskine. Quinton’s children have grown up on the farm and his youngest Nicholas is keen…