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Wednesday 9 November 2022, 2.00pm

Diverse Western Southland Property

This well presented, certified organic property of scale is located in the Happy Valley, just 12km from Tuatapere. Currently leased until October 2023, the property provides dairy support for a large scale organic operation in Southland.

Comprising of approximately 105ha of steeper contour, 8ha of trees, and the balance is gentle to rolling contour. There is 45ha in winter crop this season, grazing approximately 800 heifers, and the lessees also run about 100 beef cattle on the rougher grazing areas. A gravel and rock central lane access makes for easy stock movement throughout the property, two sets of cattle yards and three woolsheds along with many other sheds provide ample storage for implements and the like. Water is sourced from a creek and via two pumps provides water to troughs in all paddocks.

Complete with a three bedroom plus office home situated in an established garden setting. Excellent opportunity to secure a property suited for dairy grazing, forestry or sheep and beef.

Land Area

597 ha

Nearest Town

Tuatapere 12km, Otautau 55km, Invercargill 70km.

Primary School

Waiau Area School 12km or Otautau Primary 22.8km.

Secondary School

Waiau Area School 12km, or boarding schools.

Freezing Works

Alliance Lorneville 62km.


Invercargill 63km.

Present Condition ( areas approx)

Approximately 8ha trees and 45ha in winter crop. Balance as inspected.

Contour Description

Approximately 105ha steeper contour, balance gentle to rolling contour.

Average Rainfall

1,100 - 1,250mm.


Some ragwort, generally clean.

Main Paddocks


Water Supply

Water is pumped from the creek then pumped to both sides of the farm to troughs in all paddocks.


Information on file. The farm is certified organic and fertilised accordingly by the lessees.

Access & Roads

Located 2km from Pukemaori on Whyte Road, off Happy Valley Road. Gravel/rock lane central access through the farm from main house and sheds.


2021/22 - 1100 bales baleage, 56t DM silage.
2021/21 - 780 whole crop baleage, 1090 bales baleage.
2019/20 - 2000 baleage, 280 bales hay.


Brick and roughcast home with iron roof and wooden windows. Open plan kitchen, dining and living, three bedrooms plus office and an attached garage. Heated by a Fisher fire.
In the process of upgrading to meet Healthy Homes Standards, insulation underway and to be completed by settlement.

Other Homes

Very old home that is not used and in as is where is condition.

Farm Buildings

Large array of farm buildings including four stand circular board woolshed and six bay covered yards, separate two car garage, two three bay sheds - one with concrete floor and one bay lock-up. Second four stand woolshed and covered yards by road side where water pumps and source is situated and a third four stand woolshed also. Four bay implement/hay shed with two concrete bays for fertiliser storage.

Gravel Pits

No gravel on farm.


Good set of cattle yards plus second set of cattle yards at main building area for loading out. Crush and scales not included in sale.

Shelter & Trees

A variety of plantings throughout the farm, sheltered from southerly's by gullies. Pockets of native bush and trees on sidelings.

Wood Lots

Small stand of pine trees.

Current Stock

The lessee is currently running approx 800 R1 heifers and 100 beef cattle.

Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

Farm Sales, AREINZ

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