News from Tussock Ridge

August 6, 2019

The wild Kaimanawa horses enjoyed the first rays of the day's sun on them this morning.  After a cold frost overnight the sun is going be greatly welcomed today!  These horses just love carrots, which we feed to them on our tours along with the help of our guests.

March 4, 2019

Our Little Cutie Pie lamb (again named by our daugher Mia!) has been enjoying summer out at the cabin meeting all the guests of Tussock Ridge Farm Tours.  She loves to learn about all the different countries people come from all while wearing her sunhat to keep that ho...

July 7, 2018

Meet the star of our tour, Mr Bumpy, our friendly sheep.  Mr Bumpy was given his name by our 4 year old daughter, Mia, who helped raise him since his birth.  As a little lamb he would "bump" her over when she was playing with him. 

Mr Bumpy loves to meet new g...

February 6, 2017


We love our eels that all of our guests get to help feed while out on one of tours!  

We have around 8 eels , some of which are estimated to be around 60 years old! They love eating luncheon sausage (chicken & ham,,,,,and dislike the 97% fat free version...very fussy!)...

September 4, 2016

Spring has finally arrived! There are plenty of lambs out on the farm enjoying the warmer weather.  On our tours you get up close to the lambs and their mums.  

May 30, 2016

The troopy doing what it does best, conquering the steep terrain on the farm!


It's been a bit wet and wild the past few weeks, but we are still taking tours out...the weather just makes it that much more exhilarating.


March 17, 2016

Thanks to Roberto and his family from Mexico and Ralph and his wife Betty from Canada for coming out on our farm tour yesterday. Glad you enjoyed feeding the wild horses and native eels and experiencing a real nz farm.


February 3, 2016

 The wild kaimanawa horses enjoying fresh hay for lunch. Our tour group got a real kick out of hand-feeding the horses.



February 1, 2016

It was lovely to meet Pat and Dave from Birmingham, England today, such wonderful people! We enjoyed the great conversations. You both picked a perfect day for your farm tour too! Enjoy the rest of your holiday in NZ.

 Thanks for the lovely comments from Pat - "Wha...

January 29, 2016

The Toyota Troopy has had all the sign-writing done. Now ready to cruise the streets of Wellington as we pick up tourists ready for an adventure on a NZ farm only 20 minutes from the capital city!


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