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Coastal Heifer, Supplements, Beef Unit

Situated at Whale Bay, close to Orepuki township, the seaside town of Riverton and on the Southern Scenic Route, this unique property has elemental charm all of its own. Breathtaking views over the wild beauty of the Southern Ocean, right through to Stewart Island. Port Craig, and Fiordland, and across to the Takitimu Mountains create a dramatic backdrop to this farming operation.

The property comprises flat, rolling to steeper hill country, is well subdivided into 16 main paddocks and three hill blocks. It lends itself to beef, dairy support and supplements.

As yet unspoiled, Whale Bay offers an opportunity to invest in a spectacular and special part of New Zealand.

Land Area

131 ha

Nearest Town

Tuatapere, 25km. Riverton, 30km.

Freezing Works

Alliance Lorneville, 57km.


Lorneville, 57km.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

Paddocks are permanent pasture, hill blocks approx 60 hectares is oversown. Approx. five hectares new grass 2018/19. Areas of native bush and scrub gullies.

Contour Description:

Gentle rolling to rolling to steeper hill.

Soil Types:

Waihoaka and Orepuki with a some Te Waewae.

Average Rainfall



Small amount of gorse, normal spraying programme.

Water Supply

Natural water, being small bush streams.


Soil tests on file. pH 5.6-5.8, Olsen p 18+, nothing applied aside from previous crop area.

Access & Roads

Part of the farm has an all weather lane. External access via Frentz Road with easement to the property.


Vendors have made up to 1300 bales of baleage, but in last five years 150-200 bales in conjunction with heifer grazing.

Farm Buildings

Three stand woolshed and covered yards with cattle pens inside, the exterior of the woolshed needs to be reclad.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Electric fence unit.

Gravel Pits

Possible gravel in ridges.


Cattle yards.

Shelter & Trees

Flax, natural shelter.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

Previously the vendors used it as a bull fattening block, ran 120-150 yearlings, cattle were wintered free run, no supplements or winter feed.

Current Stock

Leased for heifer grazing/wintering/hay silage over the last five years, approx. 300 heifers.

Philip Ryan
Philip Ryan

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P03 218 8959
M027 432 5770

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Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

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P03 218 8959
M027 533 1268

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Matthew Harrington
Matthew Harrington

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P03 218 8959
M027 498 0474

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