Horizon Farming Limited is a sheep, beef and deer farming operation based in Hawkes Bay comprising of leased and owned land with a combined total area of approximately 8,350 effective hectares. This land is run in eight different blocks from Havelock North to Woodville.
The company is a 100% family owned enterprise that employs 23 full time employees as well as a number of casual staff, and contracts a Managing Director. It is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of 3 family members, an independent Director and the Managing Director.
It runs approximately 82,000 stock units which comprise both breeding and finishing animals with a sheep to cattle to deer ratio of 62:36:2. The company has strong relationships with Ovation (sheep meat processor and exporter) Atkins Ranch (lamb meat marketer), Anzco (beef processor and export), and PGGW/Bloch and Behrens (wool handler and associated exporter) and WNZ (wool handler and exporter).
Vision: Passionate, Progressive and Proud Successful Farmers
Mission: To grow a sustainable agribusiness which balances people, land, and profit
Our key values
Integrity – we do what we say we are going to do
Honour – we are proud to be associated with HFL
Enjoyment – we have fun
Fair and Reasonable – people are treated fairly
Accountability – we are accountable for our actions