Category: News

Bring on the challenges, 2024. It won’t always be easy, there may be hard work, there may be tears, but we will grow stronger together.
Pukeatua farmstay has 12 traps spread around the buildings and the paddocks. Every 2nd day they need checking for any caught rats or hedgehogs.
Spring came and went, Summer took over without much changing. It’s still raining every other day and the sun shines intermittently. But on the bright side that has made all the grass grow.
The weather is getting warmer, the mud on the ground has disappeared, the grass has been growing lots, making animals and people are happy.
September came and marked the beginning of spring. Two days prior however it was the coldest night of the year with frost on the car windscreen.
When our son did a placement on a nearby dairy farm during calving season, they forgot to book a calf for the bobby truck. That was the beginning of Caramel’s story.
What can I say, the cats are special here. They are probably special everywhere, but I feel that we have an interesting mix of personalities. Especially Moonshine, he’s always good for entertainment.
We had flooding and cylones. The ducks have been the only very happy creatures but they turned their area into a slimy, muddy mess. Guess that sums up the last few months.
Last night we said goodbye to our much-loved cat Ziggy Stardust. She fell aslep amidst her cat and human family, not to wake up anymore.
Shady our little Bush Pegasus has peacefully crossed the rainbow bridge today. We are so glad he was able to go gracefully and peacefully with all of us and his best mate Rusty by his side.
February was thought to finally bring summer. What it brought instead was more rain – and storm.
The month is almost over and has been rather eventful. From rain to sunshine to torrential rain again and alpaca shearing in between.