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We look forward to sharing our stories with you, as we continue to redesign the future of New Zealand’s multi-farm dairy industry.


Purata’s approach to antibiotic stewardship on the world stage.

27 Sep 2016

Antibiotics are used worldwide for both animal and human treatment. Widespread use has heightened concerns about the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, which impacts animal welfare, public health and food safety.

On the 28th of September 2016, Purata Farming’s General Manager of farm operations, Andy Millar, addressed the 4th International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Animals to discuss the work that we have been doing to better manage our use of antibiotics. The conference, held in The Hague in the Netherlands, is an independent initiative to highlight global activities in the field of antibiotic use in animals and antimicrobial resistance in animals and humans.

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Athol Wins Young Farmer of the Year

12 Jul 2016

Mid Canterbury Farmer Athol New was named the 48th FMG Young Farmer of the Year – after performing strongly across all sections of the country’s leading rural contest.

“I was shocked. I never expected it... but it’s all down to the team I work with. They are so supportive and encourage and inspire me,” he said.

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Woody and Susie

US and NZ couple forge top Canterbury sharemilking team

28 Apr 2016

Winning Canterbury sharemilkers Michael and Susie Woodward have progressed in dairy farming alongside Purata.

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