Upper Valley Properties

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Awapiri

Current Owner:Graham and Bev Black

Area:7251ha

Awapiri, meaning by the river, has been farmed by the Black family since 1966. They have developed their well known Merino stud flock at Awapiri

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Mt Carmel

Current Owner:John & Joanne Blue

Area:2111ha

John & Joanne Blue, along with their children, Fiona and Dugald, moved to Mt Carmel in February 2005 after previously farming at Omarama.

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Duntroon

Current Owner:The Duntroon Farming Company

Area:1307ha

The Oswald family own Duntroon as The Duntroon Farming Company. Today three generations of the family now live on the property with Sophie, the daughter of Hamish and Jane being the newest member of the family.

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Glenlee Station

Current Owner:Hamilton Family

Area:11334ha

This property, farmed by the Hamilton family,is situated on the northern side of the Awatere River and is mainly a grazing run.

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Muller

Current Owner:Muller Station Ltd

Area:37507ha

Steve and Mary Satterthwaite, as Muller Station Ltd, farm this iconic station in the upper reaches of the Awatere Valley.

Camden

Current Owner:A S Pitts & family

Area:7679ha

Camden was purchased in July 2004 and is now run in conjunction with Gladstone and The Jordan

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Altimarloch

Current Owner:McNabb family

Area:235ha

Altimarloch is a well known historic property. The current owners have developed a vineyard in recent years along with tree lots.

Fairfield Downs

Current Owner:Frank W Prouting

Area:119ha

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Aotea

Current Owner:Aotea Ltd

Area:1397ha

Aotea is farmed by the van Asch family. By way of diversification they have developed a small vineyard on the farm in recent years.

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Molesworth

Current Owner:N Z Government

Area:186648ha

Molesworth is probably the best known, and the largest farming concern in NZ is provides a very popular tourist attraction especially in the summer months when the road through the property is open to the public.