Our Industry Archives - Newhaven Perendales

    Global Farmer Roundtable Seat

    Jane Smith of Newhaven was recently asked to attend the ‘Global Farmer Roundtable’ in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. This is only the second time that a New Zealand farmer has been selected, and Jane was honoured to attend, along with 12 other farmers from around the globe – including Nepal, Zimbabwe, Mexico, India, Canada, NZ, Rwanda, USA, United Kingdom, Indonesia, and Argentina. “An uplifting and highly informative experience” was how she described the week – which involved intense yet open […]

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    Minister of Agriculture Visits Newhaven

    The Newhaven Team recently hosted Honourable Nathan Guy, New Zealand’s Minister of Primary Industries. Minister Guy conducted a tour of the Newhaven hill farm and discussed the latest initiatives that both our Newhaven Perendale stud and Fossil Creek Angus stud are undertaking. A robust discussion was held over lunch at Newhaven on both the challenges and the opportunities that lie ahead in the New Zealand Agricultural industry. Minister Guy then met with our ‘Kakanui Catchment Group’ – an environmental enhancement […]

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    Global Challenge for Newhaven team member

    This article is hot off the press and written by Rob Tipa, of the well respected ‘NZ Farmer’ publication. North Otago sheep and beef breeder Jane Smith has been selected to represent New Zealand at an international farming forum in the United States in October.It is just the second time a New Zealand farmer has been invited to participate in the annual Global Farmer Network forum, its next Roundtable programme scheduled to be held in Des Moines, Iowa, from October […]

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    Newhaven hosts the Country Calendar Crew…

    Following a record breaking 300 mls of rain in three days and a heavy snowfall may not be the best time to host a film crew onto your property, but the Newhaven Team enjoyed having Julian O’Brien and his capable crew experience a week at Newhaven in July 2013. It was an honour indeed to take part of this iconic TVNZ programme that has been a weekly family favourite on television screens throughout the generations in New Zealand. View the […]

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    The National Perendale Progeny Trial

    As this enters it’s third year – David (as the New Zealand Progeny Trial Chairman) reports that the concept of identifying some of the nation’s leading Perendale Sires with superior growth and meat quality attributes has been extremely well supported by members, from a base of over 28,000 registered and recorded ewes. Traits currently being recorded in the trial include – Weaning Weight, Slaughter Weight, Dressing Out %, Hindquarter, Loin and Shoulder Yield, Total Meat Yield, Fat Colour, Meat Colour, […]

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    2012 Highlights

    The New Zealand Ewe Hogget Competition ‘A Passion for Perendales’ and a dedication for producing top quality sheep was recognised on a nationwide basis in June 2012 – when Preston and Tori Hope of ‘Forest View’, Deep Stream, Otago were announced the Supreme National All Breeds winners of the New Zealand Ewe Hogget Competition following their selection to represent the Perendale Breed in the 2012 national final. This award is a huge nationwide achievement for the Perendale breed. ‘Our Farm, […]

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    Born to Perform

    The Perendale Sheep Society of New Zealand, ‘Perendale NZ’ launched their new registered trademark brand concept at the Gore Ram Fair in January 2012 – heralding a heightened marketing presence within the sheep industry from one of the strongest and most innovative breed societies in the country. Jane was especially pleased to see this launched – after she had led a team of five society volunteers over an eight month journey to rebrand this logo for the Perendale society. The […]

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    A Future to be proud of

    Albert Einstein’s words ‘in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity’ align well with our industry when you look at the resilient rural communities that surround us

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