Our animals

Guests at the farmstay can enjoy lots of cute and friendly farm animals around – Alpacas, cows, chickens, horses, ducks and the cat. All of them have a story and many of them are rescues. You are invited to join in at feeding times or to have a pat. You can also enjoy some of the free range eggs for breakfast on the weekend if the “girls” have been laying.

Sillver, our cat

Cats

Meet our family of cats, Silver, Naughty, Moonshine and Ziggy

Jolan laying on her calf

Cows

We have a varying number of cows of calves.

Schael

Chicken

The chicken, we currently have 8 of them, are all rescues of some sort.

Mocha and Joey

Alpacas

We have a herd of 9 alpacas and two of them, our junior boys, were born at our place.

Rusty and Shady nicely asking for food in the evening

Horses

Our two buddies.

Duck flapping its wings

Ducks

We have a number of Buff Orpingtons, Cayugas and some semi-wild ones.

Latest posts about our animals

Aerial view of some alpacas in a green paddock

Aerial video with Alpacas

A video a friend made in summer two years ago. The horse shelter was still under construction at that time. The flightover shows our alpacas in the lower paddock and gives an impression of our lovely hillside spot.

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White alpaca standing a green grass in front of a strip of pine forest

Quiet times

While we had no guests, have not been out to see any people and had no coffee other than the home made one due to COVID-19 lockdown level 4 and 3, we fixed a few things around the farm, moved animals around the paddocks and got more feed in.

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Easter Egg Hunt in the forest

The great Pukeatua Easter Egg hunt

Mr bunny was terribly sorry this year, he had an accident and lost all of his eggs on the way through a hole in his bag. So all the lovely easter eggs are now spread across most of the farm, ~10 acres.

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