Fortuna Group is privileged to be considered an essential service and to be able to continue operating during this challenging time.

This is an unprecedented situation and it is important we are all safe, protected and follow the the government’s guidelines. To ensure the safety of everyone, any essential services coming on farm must be at the request of the farm manager and they must notify them upon arrival. Our administrative team is working remotely.

If you know the email of the person you are contacting, please email them directly or contact us at office@fortunagroup.co.nz

Fortuna Group is privileged to be considered an essential service and to be able to continue operating during this challenging time.

This is an unprecedented situation and it is important we are all safe, protected and follow the the government’s guidelines. To ensure the safety of everyone, any essential services coming on farm must be at the request of the farm manager and they must notify them upon arrival. Our administrative team is working remotely.

If you know the email of the person you are contacting, please email them directly or contact us at office@fortunagroup.co.nz

Whakahi Dairies

1103 Woodlands Invercargill Hwy, RD1 Invercargill

Whahaki Dairies is a leased property 14km from Invercargill in the Woodlands district.

Combined soil types of Waikiwi and Woodlands make up the farm’s 210 hectares. Due the cool temperate climate of Southland and reliable summer rainfall Whakahi receives an average rainfall of 1,100mm. The farm is home to 520 dairy cows.

The contour is flat and is split by SH1 with an underpass for access.

The farm's 40 aside herringbone shed is centrally sited with the longest cow walk being approximately 1,500 metres.

People

  • Benjun & Joy Leal

    Farm Manager
  • Rian Paderanga

    Assistant Farm Manager
  • Gilbert Tunac

    Dairy Farm Assistant

FARM STATS

Leased by Fortuna Group since 1 April 2016 and owned by AJ Crooks & Co Ltd.

Location

Woodlands district, Southland

Title area:

210 hectares

Stock

520 cows