National Alpaca Day


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What is National Alpaca Day?
Alpaca owners throughout New Zealand open their farms to the public to promote alpacas, alpaca fibre, and alpaca products.
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One day a year when we can all celebrate alpacas and share the joy of owning them with the public.

When is National Alpaca Day?
Next is on the 6th May 2018

Where?
Farms across New Zealand will open on National Alpaca Day 2018: See below to find a farm near you...

AANZ Members - If you want to list your farm click here


Open Farms:

Northland | North Auckland | Waiheke Island | South Auckland | Coromandel | Waikato | Bay of Plenty | East Coast | Hawkes Bay | Central Plateau | Taranaki | Manawatu/Whanganui | Waiarapa | Wellington | Nelson/Marlborough | North Canterbury | Mid Canterbury | South Canterbury | Otago | Southland


Nelson/Marlborough

Ruby Downs Alpacas
30 Suncrest Drive (Off Awa Awa Road), Tasman
Ph: 021 472 070

Hans & Sandra welcome all visitors between 11.00 am and 3.00 pm on National Alpaca Day 6 May 2018 – if you are interested in purchasing/learning all about alpacas come and visit – we also have a small amount of hand-knitted scarves/hats, etc for purchase.

 

Falcons Rise Alpaca Farm - home of Sacred Coast Suri
Kim and Helen Chapman-Taylor
201 Brookby Road , Renwick
Ph 027 712 0172 email info@sacredcoastsuri.co.nz
We are located only 10 minutes from Blenheim. We have a herd of coloured suri alpacas and have a selection of alpaca products for sale.

Taranaki

BLAIR ATHOL ALPACAS
408 Clime Road, RD21, Stratford 4391
027 6691747  email blairathol@hotmail.co.nz

Come and let us share our LOVE of ALPACAS with you .
SUNDAY  6TH MAY 2018
OPEN 10am to 4pm. FREE ENTRY .
Alpacas (adults and Cria)  and Alpaca products for Sale.alpaca products for sale.

 

Moonacre Alpaca’s
506a Rawhitiroa Road, RD 18, Eltham
Phone: 0273516907
Email: info@moonacrealpacas.co.nz

Come on out and meet the Alpaca’s at Moonacre Alpaca’s,we have an on farm shop and will also have Alpaca’s for sale.  Free Entry, open from 10am till 3pm.


North Auckland

Silverhill Alpacas
Valerie Bushell
308a Arapaoa Road,Tinopai
Ph 0274 868 756  email valerie@silverhill.co.nz

Located midway between Matakohe and Tinopai on the beautiful Kaipara Harbour, we have over 75 alpacas on farm. Lots of alpaca products for sale in our shop.  EFTPOS available.  Sorry, but NO toilet facilities available.

 

Perfect Alpaca Farm
1414 State Highway 1
, Warkworth

ph 0211654907 | email : perfectalpacas@hotmail.co.nz
Open Day : 10.00 - 3.00pm 6th May 2018

Perfect Alpaca Farm will be open on National Alpaca Day. Come and feed the alpacas and cria and have your photos taken with them.

We also have lovely alpacas for sale. Our shop will be open selling wool and knitted goods.  Eftpos available.  We have toliet facilities.  We look forward to seeing you at our farm.


Kerdon Alpaca
385 Baldrock Road
Kaiwaka
pH 0211220810  or 021627769
email: tanniond@gmail.com
Open 10.00am-2.00pm

Just over an hour north of Albany, Auckland, is Kerdon Alpaca. We are celebrating National Alpaca Day by opening our breeding farm and invite you to come along and see our many cria (baby alpaca) and find out about these wonderful animals.  Animals for sale and many alpaca items for sale. Mothers' Day is just the following weekend!!   


Mid - Canterbury

Sherlin Alpacas (NZ) Ltd
43 Lawford Road, RD5 Christchurch 7675
Phone 03 349 7524
Email leriddle@xtra.co.nz | Web www.sherlin-alpacas.co.nz

Sherlin Alpacas are proud to have their "All things Alpaca" trade site available at the 2018 National Show full of yarn, socks, garments, toys, babywear, scarves, gloves, beanies, blankets and rugs. 

 

Philip and Robyn Anderson
Phone  03 329 5654  | Mobile  027 292 8373
224 Curries Road, Springston South, RD 4
Christchurch 7674
www.awatere.co.nz

Meet the babies and mothers. Feed and walk amongst the alpacas.  Interested in owning your own alpacas?  We are happy to share our knowledge and experience. Bring your camera and take lots of photos. Bring your gummies if wet. Looking forward to introducing you to our gorgeous alpacas.
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Southland 

Margaret Cockeram
Annfield
126 Argyle-Otahuti Road, Waianiwa,
RD4 Invercargill

Alpacas can be very friendly and enjoy meeting people. You are welcome to meet some of my black ladies including 8 young cria.
10.00am to 4.00pm


South Canterbury

Otaio Bridge Alpacas
604 Waimate Highway (SH1)
St Andrews - Timaru

Open from 10am - 4pm FREE ENTRY
Ineke and Jacob van Neuren would like to welcome you to their Alpaca Farm.
Come to learn about alpacas or just for a fun day out.

Feed the alpacas or take one for a walk.
Learn how easy it is to care for these gorgeous animals.
Try your hand at spinning or felting alpaca fibre
Animals, Craft, Fleeces and Yarn for sale.
Hot & cold drinks supplied.


Waikato

John & Rosanna Waterson
Francoise Alpaca Day
270 Mystery Creek Rd Ohaupo  
Ph 07 823 6685 Email: francoise@highspeednet.co.nz

Francoise Haven sign at Gate
Come enjoy with Rosanna & John,walk, talk, photos of our wonderful alpacas
Flatland for wheel chairs 10am until 3pm FREE day
We will have tea and coffee and orange juice for the children

 

NEVALEA ALPACAS
Leonie & Neville Walker
A:5446 State Highway 4, Taumarunui
P: 07 896 6333
E: leonie@nevaleaalpacas.co.nz
W: www.nevaleaalpacas.co.nz

Open: 10am – 4pm

Come out and celebrate National Alpaca Day with us, we offer visitors an opportunity to get up close and feed the alpacas by hand, feel how soft their fibre is and take an alpaca for a walk.  Free Admission

 

Q TAZ ALPACAS
12 Maratoto Road
Hikutaia
Phone: 07 862 4646 Email: info@qtazalpacas.com  Website:  www.qtazalpacas.com

10am till 3pm
You will find Alan and Lyn Skilling on the corner of the Thames-Paeroa Road and Maratoto Road, Hikutaia.
10 minutes from Paeroa – 20 minutes from Thames
Just drive in, there is plenty of parking.

Come and meet our “Cute As” Alpacas and learn more about these amazing animals.
The perfect lifestyle choice.

Alpacas (breeding stock and pets)
Alpaca Yarn and Product
FOR SALE :)

 

CORNERSTONE ALPACA STUD
49 Peach Rd, Gordonton
027 555 7887

We are excited to be part of the annual National Alpaca Day on 6th May 2018!
A beautiful day where we share our love for alpacas!

Meet our friendly alpacas
Touch them and feel their soft fleeces
Alpaca feeding available
Great photo opportunities
Meet our alpaca babies
Live demonstrations on alpaca fibre use
Alpaca activities for children
Great day for potential alpaca buyers to ask questions
Visit our stunning shop stocked with a variety of alpaca products
Fun outing for families, couples and groups

Visit us from 11am - 4pm
No bookings needed
ENTRY FEE: $5 per person (under 5 yrs free)
www.cornerstonestud.co.nz


South Auckland

Alpacally Ever After
Samantha Jung-Fielding and Dietmar Jung
190 Chamberlain Road, RD1, 2675 Bombay
Ph 09 236 6879 Email sam@happinessence.co.nz

Our alpacas enjoy meeting visitors! We sell adult alpacas and crias, plus we have a limited supply of alpaca merchandise for sale. See you on National Alpaca Day!


Northland

Lallybroch Alpacas
41 Woodward Road, Whatitiri, Whangarei
Phone: 09 432 2284  email: alpacas@lallybroch.co.nz

Open:10 am – 3 pm
Lallybroch Alpacas will be joining Matakana Alpacas, at Whatitiri, to share our delightful alpacas with you.
Free entry to a working alpaca farm with both Huacaya and Suri on display.  Alpacas and alpaca kitsets for sale. There will also be a display of alpaca products.

 

Matakana Alpacas will be joining with Lallybroch Alpacas to share our delightful alpacas with you. Free entry to a working alpaca farm with both Huacaya and Suri on display, many of which are for sale at realistic prices.

Address: 41 Woodward Road, Whatitiri, Whangarei
Phone: 027 8500 295
Email: cushladeclare@gmail.com


Bay of Plenty

Sue & Hermione Richards
Surico Alpaca
215 Tauranga Direct Rd, RD6, ROTORUA 3096
Ph 07 3322362 Mob 021 2784464
www.surico.co.nz
  alpacas@surico.co.nz

Located on SH36 just 20 minutes from Rotorua.  Open 10am-3pm Sunday 6th May. Lots of alpaca. Lots of cria.  Lots of information about keeping alpaca for breeding or as a weekend farmer.  Join our family for an on-farm alpaca experience and find out how it’s done.
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Ivor and Brenda Gainsford
Brenor Alpaca
200 Kaharoa Road
R D 6, Rotorua, 3096
07-3322336 or 021-2753720
alpaca@brenor.co.nz
www.brenor.co.nz

Open from 10-3pm.  You will be able to feed alpaca, maybe take one for a walk and have all your questions about these curious, intelligent easy care animals answered.


Otago

Andy Nailard
Flagstaff Alpacas
755 George Street, Dunedin 9016

As part of National Alpaca Day in New Zealand on Sunday 6th May 2018 we will be holding an Open Day at Flagstaff Alpacas – details on our website at: www.flagstaffalpacas.nz.  Free entry and with our small alpaca shop open we welcome all visitors to the farm. There will be plenty of alpacas meet, feed and lead as well as demonstrations on handling alpacas and alpaca fleece.  Free entry - 10.30am to 3.30pm at 140 Three Mile Hill Road, Dunedin.  Contact Andy on 0274-722270 or 03-477 7729, or andy@flagstaffalpacas.nz for more details.

 

WAIWERA ALPACAS
16 Waiwera Gorge Road
Waiwera South

Here is your chance to get close-up and personal with an alpaca or two and ask all the questions you may have about them.
Open 10.30am until 4.00pm


Central Plateau

 


North Canterbury

Wayne & Sandra Allison
Stoney Meadows Alpacas
502 North Eyre Road
RD6 Rangiora 7476
Ph 03 312 0512 Web: www.stoneymeadowsalpacas.com Email: stoneymeadows@xtra.co.nz

Stoney Meadows Alpacas is located at 502 North Eyre Road, Swannanoa. 15 minutes from both Kaiapoi and Rangiora and 12 minutes from the Tram Road turnoff on the northern motorway.  Our farm will be open from 10.00am to 4.00pm on Sunday 6th May. Signs on the gate.

Stoney Meadows have been breeding alpacas for over 13 years and will have on farm for viewing (and for sale) stud males, breeding females, cria (baby alpacas) and pets. Also on display will be a range of alpaca wool products – hats, scarves, gloves, socks, blankets. Sorry no EFTPOS  available, cash only. We will also have an alpaca fibre spinning demonstration.

 

El dos Cadena Alpacas
Alpacas in the Attic Studio and Farm Shop
10 - 4 pm FREE ENTRY Sunday.
1029 Two Chain Road, Swannanoa, North Canterbury. Just 35 min from Christchurch, 7 min from Rangiora

Come along and learn all about Alpacas as the greener lifestyle block choice. Emphasis on the two fleece breeds, the rare Suri and the Huacaya. Alpacas for sale at reasonable prices.,
Alpaca handcrafted fibre products for sale, including yarn, felt-wear, craft carded fibre, gifts, home decor and much more.

Undercover areas in our barn, and shop. Alpacas on display all day in paddocks and penned for you to get up close and personal, and touch and feel fleece display to really appreciate this wonderful fibre. Education seminar at 2pm-4pm discussing care and management of alpacas on lifestyle blocks, with free information booklet and guide for those wishing to purchase or interested in future. Felting Demo and fibre seminar at 12-1pm learning about basic felting with alpaca, and also alpaca fibre vs sheep wool
Cash only at Shop. Orders can be taken and paid by internet, with free postage/delivery.

 

Belise Alpacas 
Sue and Barry Bishop
19 Alessio Lane, Swannanoa (private lane off North Eyre Road)
Ph: 03 312 0278 | 027 434 2708 | www.belisealpaca.co.nz | pacas@belisealpaca.co.nz

Specialist Natural Black Huacaya Breeders for over 12 years. Don’t make the mistakes we did! FREE all things alpaca information. FREE farm set up advice for new owners. FREE cuddles with the juniors. Herd Starter package deals, Breeding Females, Juniors, and Working Males available for sale.   1km west of North Eyre/Two Chain Rd intersection.


Manawatu/Wanganui

Bonnack Grove Alpacas
Peter, Stephanie & Carl Shirnack
1415 Waughs Road, RD 5, Feilding
Ph: 06 323 2269 | bonnackgrove@gmail.com | www.bonnackgrovealpacas.com

Come & enjoy a hands on experience with alpacas, take one for a walk or just have a cuddle.  Check out the cria along with their mums & the alpaca products made from their fibre.  All products & alpacas from pets to breeding stock are for sale.  We welcome you to visit. Open from 10am to 3pm.


Wairarapa