Mangatawa farm land consists of around 2 thirds (250 acres) of the total land area of some 750 acres land owned by the Mangatawa incorporation. John Walker has been the Farm Manager here for near on 9years and has concentrated in the last 3-4 years in growing on calves. We carry up to 1200-1500 calves per year.
As interest continues to grow in the Truman Lane industrial lands for long term leasing, this will affect the grazing lands that we have available on Mangatawa. Part of our strategy in the 2017-2018 year is to acquire more lands, at first by leasing and then long term the of purchasing further lands.
George McLeod who was training as our Agriculture cadet left his employment with the incorporation in 2016 to support his partner in her business. John is now assisted by Michael until we confirm another cadet.
The AGM was held on 17 September 2016 and saw Kevin Haua re-elected onto the Committee of Management. Your current Committee of Management are Kevin Haua (chair), Neil Te Kani (deputy), Wakata Kingi, Victoria Kingi and Paula Werohia.more »
The 2017 Education Grant applications closed on 17 February 2017. Thank you to all those who submitted applications. We received a total of 35 applications. The applicants can expect to hear the outcome of their application in writing within the next few weeks.more »
The 2016/2017 dividends and kaumatua grants (distributed to those aged 65yrs+ upon application) have been paid to those shareholders with known addresses and current bank account details and have dividends owing to them over over $10.00. If you live overseas and we have your postal address, payment will be disbursed to in the new year. If you have any queries, please contact the office.more »