WAIPAOA STATION FARM INFORMATION

Waipaoa Station is owned by Te Hau Farms Ltd, a 5500 hectare 50,000 stock unit Gisborne sheep & beef farming enterprise owned by the Antipodean Lands Company.  Integration with these other nearby properties increases scope and learning opportunities for the cadets with a lamb and beef finishing enterprise, cropping, irrigation, and more. Waipaoa Station is unique in that it is surrounded by forestry with no farming neighbours over the fence. 

WAIPAOA STATION

  • 2020ha total, 1760 effective

  • Pumice & sedimentary soils

  • Medium to steep hill country

  • 1300mm annual rainfall

  • 300-600 metres above sea level

  • 9000 breeding ewes

  • 3000 lambing hoggets 

  • 750 breeding cows

  • 120 replacement heifers

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General Manager Tina Takarua (centre) with 2021 Cadets.

Ben Lamont​ - Te Hau Farms General Manager

Colin Bayliss - Waipaoa Station Manager 

(Interim)

Mark Ewart - Maintenance Coordinator

Station Staff

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 Tina Takarua - Trust General Manager

trainingmanager@waipaoa.co.nz  

06 862 1988 / 027 3060638

Training Trust Staff

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Board Members & Trustees
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Members

Tim Rhodes (Chairman) 

Phillip Colebatch  

Chris Torrie 

Jeremy Williams 

Bevan Parker 

Kristin Kirkpatrick

Email                                                             Mobile No

tim@wipere.co.nz                                        027 272 5421

                             
pmc@pmcolbatch.co.nz                             022 587 6216

 

chris.torrie@bdo.co.nz                                027 431 7786

 

matahiia@xtra.co.nz                                    027 4459 161

bevan@baytowninvestments.co.nz           0276363534

                                              

kkagriprojects@gmail.com                         0273094810
 

Peter Nolan - Financial Controller        Accountant, Lewis-Wright Gisborne