HACIENDA SURI ALPACA STUD

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1005 Whakamarama Rd, Whakamarama, Tauranga 3179, New Zealand

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September 30, 2019

Our cria from earlier this year have had to say goodbye to Mum. Thor, Odin and Tyr are three of the weaners who are looking for new homes. Halter training is underway!

September 10, 2019

Friendly bomb-proof alpacas who have done a few shows and open days are now ready to move on! All halter-trained and will eat out of your hand. Perfect pets/lawn mowers for lifestyle blocks. Contact us for more info.

March 19, 2019

OPEN DAY - SUNDAY MAY 5TH - Celebrating National Alpaca Day 2019

Our farm will be open to the public from 10am to 3pm to celebrate all things alpaca.


Learn everything you ever wanted to know about alpacas – and more! Or just feed and walk an alpaca. Introductory wo...

February 13, 2019

Looking for ideas for Valentine's Day?! 

We have five boys all halter trained and ready for new homes. Wonderful pets and lawn mowers!

January 12, 2019

Not only the staff got ice creams at the Tauranga A&P show but also the main attraction :)

A wonderful day with huge interest in alpacas from the general public.

August 11, 2018

A few of our clients have asked what we do with our alpacas when we go away. Take them with us! No we don't. We use a website called Trusted Housesitters but there are a few to choose from. The would-be housesitters post bios of themselves and a variety of credentials...

September 17, 2017

This year's National Alpaca Expo is being live streamed so there's added pressure on the show team for good behaviour in the ring! Due to the horrendous weather, halter training this year was more of the Blitzkreig Approach then the 6 week Marty McGee method so we...

April 13, 2017

As our second season of AirBnB comes to a close its probably worth reflecting on what the alpacas add to the experience:

1) Novelty - some of our guests have never seen yet alone been up close to an alpaca

2) Curiosity - some guests have seen them (In South America usual...

September 16, 2016

This is an overview of a recent article in the Alpaca Association magazine for our clients who don't subscribe. The author Jane Vaughan is a world renowned vet and expert on alpaca reproduction, nutrition and care, based in Australia.

Of interest to us were the follow...

June 5, 2016

The alpacas have another use! They have attracted help on the farm. I love the alpacas.

Two weeks ago we got a phone call from some WOOFAs who wanted to stay on an alpaca farm. With us knowing very little about WOOF'ing, they explained that the deal was that they'd wo...

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