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Sunday March 1st 2020

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Ambury Regional Park
Auckland, 2022
  • Meet the animals
  • Self-guided walks
  • Machinery display
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity

Welcome to the Farm! This event will begin with a discussion in the woolshed (seating provided), covering why the Auckland Council Farms, what animals we farm – including facts and figures, and give you all an opportunity to ask any…

Avonstour Island
Taranaki, 1170 Makuri Road, RD 25, Stratford
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area

We will exhibit rare breeds and exotic animals, on a developing farm for educational tourism. This project is still developing, however we already have some exciting things to show you. We are also an organic unit and have marketed in…

Bagshot Farm
Wellington, 5886
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration

Welcome to Bagshot! We would love to take a few hours to share our slice of paradise with you and your whanau and give you a window in to our world. Michael and I (Kate), farm our 586ha sheep and…

Brooklands
Southland, 9772
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Stockyard Demonstration

We are a 312 hectare deer/cattle/sheep farm located in Kaiwera, 24 kms east of Gore. We have been farming here for 20 years. Our family consists of Hayden and Julie Byars along with our 3 children, Olivia – 10 years,…

Cairnlea farm
Otago, 9387
  • Meet the animals
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Stockyard Demonstration

The farm in Poolburn, Central Otago is run by Sam and Deb Stevens, and occasionally their three children Josh, Harry and Lucy. We run an Agricultural training scheme in conjunction with Maniototo Area School. On your visit to our farm…

Cornwall Park
Auckland, 1051
  • Hosted farm tour

Explore the Cornwall Park farm with our farmer Peter and chat all things agriculture. This one hour farm walk will take you through our farm paddocks, while you learn about the Cornwall Park farm and get up close with a…

Cultivate Christchurch
Canterbury, 8013
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area
  • Compost making
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity

Cultivate Christchurch is a social enterprise that works to reduce youth unemployment by employing young people in an urban farming environment. We grow produce using organic methods, and sell to bars/restaurants/cafes within Christchurch’s CBD and local community. We look forward…

Dreamview Farm
Waikato, 3296
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Self-guided walks
  • Farming games and fun
  • Tree planting

Dreamview Creamery is located on the hills above Raglan and overlooks the Whaingaroa Harbour and Tasman sea. Owned by the Hill family, we have farmed the rugged 300 acre property for 20 years and began our farming journey at Dreamview…

GoAhead Farms
Tasman, 7183
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

GoAhead Farms is a 230 Cow Dairy Farm in beautiful Golden Bay. Milking our cows Once-A-Day we have a strong emphasis on simple farming, lifestyle and environmental sustainability. We are typical young NZ dairy farming family, trying to make our…

Goldbush Micro Farm
Taranaki, 4673
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Self-guided walks
  • Picnic area
  • Crop harvesting

Michelle and Jarrod provide local food and knowledge to their community. Their market garden, based on the bio-intensive gardening style of growing, is in its third growing season and aims to supply locals with nutrient dense, fresh, delicious food. Built…

Greystone Wines
Canterbury, 7483
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Self-guided walks
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area

We are a certified organic wine producer in North Canterbury. We grow all our own grapes and make them into wine ourselves including bottling and labelling ready for consumption. Our vineyards are getting near to harvest, come and walk through…

Grown
Canterbury, 7477
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop

We are a small market garden growing strawberries and vegetables for online deliveries and farmers markets across Canterbury. Come out and see a range of crops growing and sample some fresh vegetables straight from the fields or greenhouses. There is…

Kaike Farm
Waikato, 2695
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Picnic area

We farm a 210 hectare beef finishing operation – and we farm in a regenerative way. Our farm hosts cattle, goats and a lot of other wild life. On this Open Farm day, you will be able to see the…

Kingsway Farms - Appleby
Tasman, 7081
  • Meet the animals
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale

This is one of a number of farms we own and run. What makes this farm unique is our close proximity to town and our “Cow to Cone” icecream story. We grow the pasture, milk the cows and transport the…

KoruKai Herb Farm
Canterbury, 7583
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Farm shop
  • Vegetable and/or flower planting
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Seed saving
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity
  • Crop harvesting

At KoruKai Herb Farm on Banks Peniunsula we grow over 80 medicinal herbs, and harvest/process 40 of them to be used for our products. We farm beyond organics and go a step further by actively building soil, testing for nutrient…

Lonsdale Sheep Dairy
Canterbury, 7674
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Science in farming
  • Farm shop
  • Milking Demonstration
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

Unfortunately we are fully subscribed – thank you all so much for your interest, but we can’t have any more visitors. We will have to host you next year! We are a family farm, milking 300 sheep from 1st November…

Lorne Peak Station
Southland, 9793
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Picnic area
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

Meet some of the 2000 cattle and 20000 sheep that call Lorne Peak home and gain an understanding of what motivates us as third generation farmers to look after and improve this farm. Learn about the history of the farm…

Magnolia Dairy Ltd
Auckland, 0873
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Farming games and fun
  • Science in farming
  • 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 100 cows at peak season. We also have a leased run-off of approximately 90 hectares, which…

Mangarara -The Family Farm
Hawkes Bay, 4277
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Farming games and fun
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area

The gates are open and everyone is welcome! Come and see what we do at Mangarara -The Family Farm and share our journey to produce good food while Regenerating the environment that we all depend upon. Diversity is the key,…

Maungatapere Berries
Northland, 0179
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

The Malley family and Maungatapere Berries invite you to come and experience their award winning operation growing green and gold kiwifruit and hydroponic berryfruit (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and our very own Solberry). You can see and learn about our approach…

More Gardenz
Wellington, 5022
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Self-guided walks
  • Farm shop

More Gardenz is about creating sustainable, edible, urban gardens and is based in an urban farm hidden in the backyard of an original 1956 ‘kiwi – build’ [ex] state house. The farm has been built using recycled materials, organic permaculture…

Motu-nui Enterprises
Wellington, 5872
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Machinery display
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration

We are a 1700 ha property 40 mins east of Masterton. We are a sheep and beef hill country property, that also runs a sheep stud and grows cereal and feed crops. We will demonstrate some of our daily farming…

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

Nikau Coopworth is a Sheep and Beef farm on the West Coast. We are a Coopworth sheep stud. The Coopworth is a NZ breed developed for great mothering ability and disease resistance – and have been working on this for…

Nirvana
Hawkes Bay, 4182
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Machinery display
  • Picnic area
  • Milking Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration

Nirvana is a 700 acre farm on the beautiful Mohaka River. I am a regenerative farmer excited be given the opportunity to show people how I look after the land, the waterways as well as the animals. We will show…

Ōhau Gourmet Mushrooms
Manawatu-Wanganui, 5570
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area
  • Compost making

Learn how we grow specialty mushrooms and live semi off-grid following to permaculture values.

Orakau Dairy
Waikato, 3872
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Milking Demonstration

The Westgate Farm was purchased in 1914. It is a family-run farm at Orakau – ‘the place of trees’. We are the 5th generation in our family to take care of this land. We are focused on animal welfare with…

Ōtūkākau - Ngāi Tahu Farming
Canterbury, 7476
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Tree planting
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

Kia ora koutou, As a Ngāi Tahu company, we understand that it is our responsibility to care for the lands, plants, and animals impacted by our activities. We believe ‘if we look after them, they, in turn, will look after…

Palliser Ridge
Wellington, 5772
  • Meet the animals
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Worm farm or insect habitat activity

The team at Palliser Ridge are excited to open the gates and host you this March. At our Open Farm, you’ll get to: – Meet some of the team that drive the vision for our business; – Learn how our…

Paritea - Ngāi Tahu Farming
Canterbury, 7476
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Milking Demonstration
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

Kia ora koutou, As a Ngāi Tahu company, we understand that it is our responsibility to care for the lands, plants, and animals impacted by our activities. We believe ‘if we look after them, they, in turn, will look after…

Paterangi Jerseys (Shaw Farms Paterangi)
Waikato, 3883
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Farming games and fun
  • Machinery display
  • Picnic area
  • Milking Demonstration
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

NZ’s oldest Jersey Cow farm, our story started in 1898 supplying the Paterangi cheese factory (we made butter for Queen Elizabeth the 1st). The farm milks 530 cows and features Delaval’s worl- leading 50 bale rotary, which is 6 months…

Permakai Ltd.
Auckland, 2681
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farming games and fun
  • Machinery display
  • Picnic area

We are a small market garden growing vegetables as efficiently as possible using modern (and ancient) tools and techniques. We are in the final year before we gain full organic certification and follow biodynamic practices where appropriate. Our farm is…

Pirongia Pines
Waikato, 3876
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Picnic area
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

At Pirongia Pines, a small beef herd, some dairy heifer grazing, four friendly horses and two rambunctious goats can be found on our 30 acre block under Mt Pirongia. Have a look at our amazing rural wedding venue and cuddle…

RL & EA Webber - Webber Farms
Auckland, 0874
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Science in farming
  • Tree planting
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

Our farm is very cohesive – farming Angus beef stock, breeding our own line of Angus, and hold a very important part of our farm as environmental. Proud to show our covenanted bush areas under QEII, and also blocks that…

Sherwood
Otago, 9300
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Compost making
  • Crop harvesting

Sherwood is a community hotel comprised of accommodation, restaurant, bar and kitchen gardens with a strong sustainability focus. Set over 3 hectares overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables, Sherwood grows over 40% of the green produce used by the restaurant…

Shoots Microgreens - Tour 1
Wellington, 6011
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farm shop

Shoots Wellington is a vertical garden located in the centre of Wellington City. We grow a range of microgreens to supply local restaurants and some supermarkets. Intense flavours, vivid colours, no pesticides or chemicals applied – This is one part…

Shoots Microgreens - Tour 2
Wellington, 6011
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farm shop

Shoots Wellington is a vertical garden located in the centre of Wellington City. We grow a range of microgreens to supply local restaurants and some supermarkets. Intense flavours, vivid colours, no pesticides or chemicals applied – This is one part…

Shoots Microgreens - Tour 3
Wellington, 6011
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farm shop

Shoots Wellington is a vertical garden located in the centre of Wellington City. We grow a range of microgreens to supply local restaurants and some supermarkets. Intense flavours, vivid colours, no pesticides or chemicals applied – This is one part…

Shoots Microgreens - Tour 4
Wellington, 6011
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Farm shop

Shoots Wellington is a vertical garden located in the centre of Wellington City. We grow a range of microgreens to supply local restaurants and some supermarkets. Intense flavours, vivid colours, no pesticides or chemicals applied – This is one part…

Spring Collective
Canterbury, 7632
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Self-guided walks

We are a certified organic farm growing a wide range of vegetables. You might have seen our produce at the local farmers markets in Christchurch, at your local New World Supermarket, or at your local organic store. Come and see…

Taheke Station
Gisborne, 4072
  • Meet the animals
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration

We have a farm next to the Rere Falls and share this beautiful place with an awesome rural community and a farm of sheep and beef cattle. We can help to explain how our animals live, what they get up…

Taylor Hill
Manawatu-Wanganui, 4779
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration

Taylor Hill Farm is a small, but highly productive lamb finishing unit. Lambs are purchased throughout the year, shorn, drenched and fed the best quality feed to achieve the best weight gains and supplied back to the market. Join us…

The Food Farm
Canterbury, 7482
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Picnic area

We’re a small farm about 50 minutes north of Christchurch. We grow all of our own food here organically, using permaculture design principles. We also run workshops helping others grow their own food. Here’s a recent Country Calendar episode about…

The Good Farm
Bay of Plenty, 3175
  • Meet the animals
  • Self-guided walks
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Farm shop
  • Crop harvesting

Located in the glorious Bay of Plenty, only 15minutes drive from the CBD and the beach, The Good Farm is perfectly located. Set in a valley, with rough hills and sinking swamps, we have our work cut out for us…

The Home Farm
Waikato, 3471
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Tree planting
  • Compost making

We are a fourth generation family of Jersey dairy farmers. Out farming is hugely based on soil biology and our love for the cows and land. We are a part of Kowhai Creamery, using our full cream Jersey to make…

The Pyramid
Marlborough, 7276
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Tractor-trailer rides
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • 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 a second and third generation sheep and beef farming family and have been here at The Pyramid since 1954. We pride ourselves on being custodians of the land and animal health and performance. We look forward to showing…

Waihora Farm
Waikato, Tihoi
  • Meet the animals
  • Self-guided walks
  • Farming games and fun
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

We are a young couple passionate about best practise pastoral farming. We have recently purchased Waihora Farm situated on the western side of Lake Taupo. We graze 130ha with 300 sheep and 300 cattle and also have 20ha of retired…

White Rock Mains
Canterbury, 7474
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Food and drink on sale
  • Picnic area
  • Shearing Demonstration
  • Stockyard Demonstration
  • Pasture and/or soil exploration
  • Vet, catchment, DOC, predator control or other talk

White Rock Mains is a 1056ha sheep & beef property located in the foothills of White Rock, Rangiora. We are a fourth generation family farm. We are strong believers that the rural story is something that all of NZ should…

Windsor Park Orchard
Wellington, 5581
  • Meet the animals
  • Hosted farm tour
  • Nature walk
  • Self-guided walks
  • Science in farming
  • Machinery display
  • Farm shop

My whanau developed an understanding of the soil and land from joining a food co-op. We tasted our first organic apple and noticed a huge difference in flavour, and from that one bite we were hooked, and learned more about…