Visit a Farm

Sunday March 21st 2021

Displaying 40 events
Pamu Ahuriri Station
Hawkes Bay, 4149
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Farming games and fun
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Tree planting
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

Ahuriri Station is a 1179ha property that was uplifted after the 1931 Napier earthquake. The Whakaharatanga walking trail around the hill is on the top end of the farm with significant Maori heritage. We have a challenging environment to farm…

Aotea Farm
Auckland, 0874
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Self-guided walks
  • Machinery display
  • Picnic area
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

Hi and welcome to Aotea Farm at Shelly Beach! Aotea farm is a commercial beef operation, running approximately 1200 predominantly bulls and steers on 550ha (500ha eff). Cattle are brought onto the property at around 5 months of age and…

Atiu Creek Regional Park
Auckland, 0977
  • Meet the animals
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration

Ātiu Creek Farm was gifted to Auckland Regional Council by Jackie and Pierre Chatelanat in 2005 who wanted to protect the cultural and heritage values of the area and ensure that all New Zealanders could enjoy access to the Kaipara…

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 23 years. The evolution process is ongoing. Visitors will see improvements and changes each time they visit. The plan is that the property is set up as a self-sufficient unit providing…

Backyard Jem
Waikato, 3771
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farm shop
  • Crop harvesting

Backyard Jem was founded by Shannon, who farms for health and wellbeing. The team includes Raymond – our builder of infrastructure and a critical farming support, as well as Jack (11) and Izabel (4) – who help in the gardens,…

Bay Park Orchard
Bay of Plenty, 3171
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Tree planting

Park Bay Orchard is a kiwifruit (Goldand Green) orchard based in the Bay of Plenty. We are Graham and Mavis Dyer – Balance Award winners as well as Environmental Award winners. We are passionate about environmental issues and would love…

Caroline Downs
Southland, 9791
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Science in farming
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

We are the Menlove family, 3rd and 4th generation sheep and beef farmers. We farm because we love it, we care about animals, the environment and producing high quality food. When you come to our Open Farms day you will…

Coal Pit Station
Southland, 9825
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Shearing Demonstration

We are a family farm in Eastern Southland who love living on the land and producing top quality produce for others to enjoy. We mainly run sheep and cattle but as you will see there is a fair few chooks…

CUE Haven
Auckland, 0984
  • Self-guided walks

CUE Haven is a former dairy farm that has been lovingly restored to native bush by the community for the community to use for education and quiet enjoyment into perpetuity. The property is owned by the CUE Haven Community Trust…

Donald Pearson Farm Ltd
Auckland, 2576
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming

The Donald Pearson Farm is a small dairy farm in Auckland. The late Donald Pearson donated his 74 ha farm to NZ Young Farmers for the purpose of encouraging young people into the agricultural sector. Under NZYF ownership, this farm…

Earthbound Honey Farm
Auckland, 0782
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area

JOIN US AT EARTHBOUND FOR A FARM VISIT & HONEY TASTING The tour will go from 3:00pm – 4:30pm. Start in our honey house and enjoy some of our hand harvested honey and honeygar with a special glimpse into how…

Earthbrooke Farm
Waikato, 3876
  • Meet the animals
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Picnic area
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

We are a small sheep and beef farm on the slopes of Mt Pirongia. We are passionate about sustainably managing our farm to produce meat and wool. We mainly run sheep as they are better suited to some of our…

Go Ahead Farms
Tasman, 7183

Have you tried YOGA? More importantly have you ever tried YOGA with cows? Come try something new on our 230 cow dairy farm in Golden Bay. All the family are welcome to join in while the cows graze around us.

Green by Nature
Auckland, 2583
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Farm shop
  • Vegetable and/or flower planting
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Compost making
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity

We started our organic and regenerative farming journey last year when we moved to the property and have a market garden and steers currently. We believe strongly in leaving the soil in a better condition that we found it in…

Greytown Honey
Wellington, 5772
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farming games and fun
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area

You’ll get to go behind the scenes of our award winning honey and get a sneak peak into the daily life of a beekeeper. We’ll be doing factory tours, honey tastings and if you’re really lucky we might even put…

Hunt and Gather Bee Co.
Waikato, 3296
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity

Come along and learn all about bees with us! We run a commercial beekeeping business, based mostly on Mike and Jean’s farm, near Raglan. Rory, Hannah, Kieran, Alice and Mickey are excited to show you the basic workings of a…

Kaicycle Urban Farm
Wellington, 6021
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farming games and fun
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Compost making
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity

Come down and visit the Kaicycle Urban Farm in Newtown! Tucked behind the hospital we produce vegetables and high quality compost from food scraps we haul in on bikes. There will be farm tours, compost making workshops, seed bombs, food…

Lewis Farms
Manawatu-Wanganui, 5572
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area

We are fourth generation farmers in the Horowhenua and have a diverse farming business including asparagus, strawberries, dairy and beef. Lewis Farms is the home of Tendertips Asparagus, which is owned by the Lewis family and has been growing, and…

Lindemann Road Grove
Bay of Plenty, 3170
  • Meet the animals
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Picnic area

We welcome you to join our family to experience a taste of what our farm can offer! There will be a 1km self guided walk through established bush, where you will experience the noisy Cicada’s, flighty Pheasants and cheeky Sheep,…

Mangaroa Farms
Wellington, 5371
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

We are regenerative farmers building soil health, biological diversity and nutrient dense food while improving water quality, capturing carbon and building resilience through the use of holistic adaptive grazing of sheep and beef on a property 10 minutes from Upper…

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….

Nikau Coopworth
Waikato, 2695
  • Meet the animals
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration

Our sheep will be in yards for hands on conversations about meat, wool, lambing and producing genetics for the commercial farmer. We will also have dairy beef heifers in the yards. We will run through the farming calendar, what jobs…

Nurture Farm
Auckland, 2580
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • 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 2 years, with my husband helping out as a weekend labourer and more recently my son Beau (6 months) as a very opinionated farm consultant! On this block…

Ohau Gourmet Mushrooms
Manawatu-Wanganui, 5570
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Picnic area
  • Vegetable and/or flower planting
  • Compost making

A permaculture farm using regenerative and sustainable farming practices, in Ohau (just south of Levin). We grow Shiitake and Oyster mushrooms that we sell at local farmer’s markets in the lower North Island. We’ll be giving a tour of our…

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…

Parker farm
Bay of Plenty, 3173
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Tree planting
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

Farm walk of a beef farm, focused on sustainable, environment enhancing farming! We will show livestock and land management.

Phytofarm
Canterbury, 7591
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farm shop

Phytofarm is a large medicine garden of medicinal plants. I love my farm life so the idiom of – find something you love to do and never work another day fits my lifestyle at Phytofarm. I bought this property in…

Pihitia Station
Gisborne, 4073
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Picnic area

Hi I’m Toby Williams the 5th generation Williams to farm this property. Pihitia has always been family farmed, with my great great grandfather buying the property in 1896. He was a farming pioneer and a great conservationist. He planted 1000’s…

River Terrace Dairy Limited, Milk IQ Limited
Canterbury, 7775
  • Meet the animals
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Farming games and fun
  • Machinery display
  • Picnic area

Welcome to River Terrace Dairy Limited, a 1150 cow dairy farm on the terrace of the amazing Rangitata river. We are very excited to host you for the day on farm, and can’t wait to show you around the dairy,…

Rotomate
Waikato, 3971
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Picnic area
  • Stockyard Demonstration

Rotomate “Taking the Love of the Land to You” Our Vision is to have a nimble, growth orientated, sustainable farming based business. Our goal is to be the best at taking our love of the land and sharing it with…

Sentry Hill Organics
Hawkes Bay, 4286
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

Sentry Hill Organics is a very diverse family farm. Tom’s family have been on this land for over 100 years, and we’ve been farming this slice of paradise for about 12 years. We farm chickens for egg production, we milk…

Six Toed Fox Organics
Bay of Plenty, 3171
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Vegetable and/or flower planting
  • Compost making
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity
  • Crop harvesting

We are here to profitably, ethically and securely supply to our local communities and market streams a diverse range of top quality produce and products; grown, designed and created according to current best practice agroecological principles which emphasise biodiversity, using…

Slow Blooms
Auckland, 0910
  • Self-guided walks
  • Picnic area
  • Vegetable and/or flower planting
  • Seed saving
  • Crop harvesting

Come and experience our cut flowers and herbs for cooking and healing – all grown sustainably, following permaculture ethics🌸 Go for a stroll through the rows of blooms, and ask any questions you may have about how to grow flowers…

Slow Stream Farm
Waikato, 3384
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

Pat Ledden and Nicola Harvey farm beef cattle north of Taupo on a 130 ha leased property. Both new to farming they gave up Sydney life for cattle and have relished the steep learning curve of the past few years….

Streamside Organics
Canterbury, 7682
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Vegetable and/or flower planting
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Crop harvesting

Streamside Organics is a 50 acre Certified Organics farm located just south of Christchurch, supplying wholesome and hearty veggies to local Farmers Markets, home delivered veggie boxes, restaurants, retail stores, supermarkets and wholesalers. We would love to show you around…

The Pyramid
Marlborough, 7276
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Nature walk
  • Farming games and fun
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

We are the 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation farmers at The Pyramid, originally purchased by Jack Dawkins in 1954. Our passion lies in animal health and performance, best environmental practice and building positive relationships with rural professionals, staff and the…

Two Farmers Farming
Otago, 9376
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Stockyard Demonstration

Anna and Ben Gillespie, Supreme Winners on the 2020 Ballance Farm Environment Awards invite you to our farm. Anna and Ben with children Will (10) and Milly (7) farm cattle and sheep at Omakau. Experience working with cattle and sheep,…

Untamed Earth Organic Farm
Canterbury, 7672
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Self-guided walks
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Compost making
  • Crop harvesting

Untamed Earth Organic Farm is a vegetable farm just on the outskirts of Christchurch. Penny, Isaac and Ollie grow a wide range of beautiful vegetables using regenerative organic practices that they sell all over Christchurch at farmers markets, wholefood stores…

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…

Weranui Redwoods
Auckland, 0994
  • Meet the animals
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Self-guided walks
  • Machinery display
  • Picnic area
  • Milking Demonstration

A family run farm since 1951. We are 76 hectares in total, and a milking platform of approximately 60 hectares. We currently milk approximately 110 Jersey cows at peak season. We also have a leased run-off of approximately 90 hectares,…