FOR THE FUTURE
Passionate, forward-thinking farming
SIMPLE, SUSTAINABLE & SAFE
Rakaia Island is a large, family-owned farming operation with over 50 staff and 9,000 cows, in two locations: Rakaia Island near Southbridge in Canterbury, and Woodstock near Oxford.
The Turner family has a passion for simple, sustainable and safe farming practices. Rakaia Island uses a seasonal, pasture-based system with a strong focus on animal welfare, and the protection of the environment for future generations.
“Our communication is proactive, open and honest and we listen.”
“We celebrate our success, have fun and share this within the community.”
“We are courageous to take risks and be progressive for the good of Rakaia Island.”
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Our business growth has been the outcome of our passion for farming, not the reason for farming.
It’s all about building up relationships and rapport with people.