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Champions choice equestrian estate

Elevated above world-class grapevines and the Maraekakaho Plains, a luxurious ranch serving as a home and training ground for Kiwi Olympian Greg Best is positioned to capture breathtaking panoramic views and offer an unparalleled rural lifestyle.

Golden glow returning to kiwifruit sector

After four of the most challenging seasons the sector has ever faced, kiwifruit returns are being buoyed by renewed optimism in the sector’s future.

Pastoral options provide strategic opportunities

A contraction in forestry sector interest in pastoral land has cleared a path for red meat farmers wanting to expand their farming operations and capitalise on realistic land opportunities.

Viticulture toasts better times ahead

A significant shift in the dynamics of supply and demand in the viticultural sector is underpinning purchase decisions, as the market rebalances grape supply with consumer demand.

Scarcity of national dairy platform underpins values

Scarcity of the national dairy platform and a buyer focus on quality farms continue to underpin firmer dairy land values through a period of lower farm returns and rising costs.

Cream rises to the top with Manawatū legacy farm

A high-performing Manawatū dairy farm with scale on the market for the time in 45 years, is one of the finest in the country and unrivalled in the current market according to the experienced agents tasked with its sale.

Three Hawke’s Bay vineyards hit the market

Three well-performing Hawke’s Bay vineyard properties have been placed on the market for sale providing an opportunity for buyers to secure one or more established viticulture operations to continue grape production, or convert to an alternative use..

Versatility a ‘must-have’ on lifestyle buyers’ wish-lists

As the sun disappears behind the Kaimai Ranges, with light dancing off the Wainui River, one sprawling lifestyle property comes alive above the Tauranga estuary, purveying a sense of unbridled luxury and multi-use opportunity.

Pacific coast jewel beckons in multiple farm titles

An unspoilt piece of Northland coast is the highlight of a family farm estate now on the market for the first time in a century.

Rural Insight dairy market sector report H1 2024

The latest dairy report shows that the lift in mid-point farm gate milk price has been positive, however higher than expected inflation has continued to squeeze margins. This has influenced the level of activity in the market.

Building on a great legacy

Bayleys has championed rural property for a quarter of a century, growing a formidable sales team and creating a market-leading multi-channel portfolio – so how’s 2024 shaping up?

25 years of Bayleys Country

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Bayleys Country, our award-winning specialist rural and lifestyle division, and a quarter of a century of Country magazine.

Ripples of change

Farm freshwater management has proven to be a minefield of confusion, conflict, and technicalities to navigate in the past decade, but a review of government policy offers a wave of relief.

Saddle up

Horse lovers are well-served by the Bayleys Country team with tangible support offered across the country.

Tolaga Bay Treasure Offers Farm, Land and Sea

As the sun rises over the Pacific Ocean and more than 1.5 kilometres of coastline on the eastern flank of the spectacular Waihau Station, the magic of the working farm comes alive.

Chocks-away as incredible lifestyle block with stately home and private sealed airstrip placed on the market for sale

A luxury lifestyle property complete with its own private aeroplane runway and commercial hangars overlooked by a magnificent English style country manor has been placed on the market for sale.

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Shovel-ready Ōtorohanga site with scale hits market

With its owners now in liquidation, the land and intellectual property assets of a proposed Waikato-King Country vertically-integrated dairy processing plant have been placed on the market for sale.

Legacy farm offers diverse opportunity in agricultural heartland

Nestled in the heartland of Southland’s spectacular landscape, a highly productive and diverse farming operation is a testament to seven decades of commitment to rural development and sustainable practices.

Western Southland forestry estate with carbon credentials for sale

A recently planted and professionally established forestry estate bordering Fiordland National Park has come to the open market, offering opportunity for a new owner to leverage the extensive capital investment made by the vendors in recent years.

Country Station seeks new stewards on doorstep of the Fiordland National Park

Stand just about anywhere on the vast expanse of the renowned Mount Prospect Station, and you’re likely to glimpse something spectacular – given it rubs shoulders with one of the country’s largest and most pristine national parks.

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