About Northland Farm Services


Garry and Bronwyn Shaw have owned Northland Farm Services for the last fifteen years and the business has a strong history extending back over 25 years.

As a local, family-run business, you will receive the best service from well-trained and knowledgeable staff.

Garry has extensive experience with fitting and designing milking machinery of all brands, and he has successfully completed the NZMPTA Milking Machine Testing course. Fifteen years of experience allows Garry to be able to remedy any mechanical issues with milking equipment.

Their son, Grant Shaw, has been a valuable addition to the business and he is now an equal shareholder. Grant began as an apprentice boilermaker and then progressed into milking machinery. This is where Grant’s expertise shines, in the design and understanding of all facets of water, effluent and milking systems.

If you would like to open a trading account with us, please make contact!

Latest News

Effluent water systems

When managed correctly, dairy effluent can be a valuable resource that can increase pasture production and reduce your fertiliser costs.

Riparian Planting- Planting to keep waterways clear

cabbage tree for riparian planting

Riparian management aims to reverse the impacts of land use by filtering out contaminants before they are able to reach the stream.

Water exclusion

Water exclusion is a hot topic for dairy farmers in New Zealand. Water exclusion will no longer be a permanent option for non-compliant water from the start of the 2014-2015 season.