Te Whenua Hou

The Te Whenua Hou farming development is 40km northwest of Christchurch and sits within the takiwā (tribal area) of Ngāi Tahu hapū (sub-tribe) Ngāi Tūāhuriri. Ngāi Tahu Farming are using best-practice technology on this development and are carrying out a research project in partnership with Lincoln University.

Currently there are seven operational dairy and five grazing farms. Conversion from forestry to grazing is underway on a further three farms.

The total area of the development is 6,700 hectares and upon completion this will incorporate 150 hectares of native bush.

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