Taaheke & Waihina Stations

LOCATION,

GISBORNE

TERRAIN,

TAAHEKE ROLLING COUNTRY / WAHINA STEEP

SIZE,

2,265 EFFECTIVE HECTARES

 

CLIENT

Johnny + Pip Williams
Farm Owner, Taaheke and Waihina Stations

BACKGROUND

  • Taaheke is 30 mins west of Gisborne, Waihina is 30 mins south of Gisborne.
  • 2,265 effective ha across the two stations.
  • Sheep and beef breeding and finishing operation.

FARMER’S AIR INVOLVEMENT

  • Have been using Farmer’s Air as long as they’ve existed – Johnny’s late Father Colin Williams was a founding member of the initial Farmer Air Partnership.
  • Has Superphosphate applied to both stations in Spring.
  • Uses own airstrip for Waihina and a neighbouring strip for Taaheke.

THEIR EXPERIENCE AT A GLANCE:

  • Client doesn’t need to invest much time in the process as Farmer’s Air take care of the job from start to finish.
  • With the most modern fleet of aircraft in the country, this makes for an efficient and competitively priced service.
  • Farmer’s Air stands out with regards to professionalism and commitment to innovation – all of their gear is modern and leading edge.
  • Good communication and friendly staff make the process seamless for client year on year.
  • It is evident throughout the process that safety is a key focus and they don’t compromise on this.

“Farmer’s Air keep ahead of the game and their competitors – their upgrade and introduction of the Falco XL fleet was a prime example of this.”

 

“They care about the community they operate in and give back in many ways.”

 

“Their focus on safety is in another league to the rest – you simply can’t fault them on this front.”