Northland Farm Services – proud to support Northlands’ dairy industry
With over 25 years’ experience in Northland’s dairy industry, the team at Northland Farm Services are proud to support our clients throughout the region.
We’re a locally run, family business who focus on providing high quality products, great services and constantly updating knowledge to help boost the dairy industry. We believe in fostering strong partnerships with dairy farmers and work hard to deliver services that are tailored to you.
Meet the Northland Farm Services team
Grant has lots of hands-on, practical experience as a heavy fabricator welder at Culham Engineering, who moved into working with milking machinery. Since joining the family business at the age of 18, he has honed his skills in the design, set up and maintenance of milking machines, as well as being an expert of all aspects of water, effluent and milking systems.
He’s now an equal shareholder with his parents, Garry and Bronwyn, and thrives on continuing the family line of knowledge and great customer service.
Garry & Bronwyn Shaw
Garry and Bronwyn have owned Northland Farm Services for over twenty years and are now each equal shareholders alongside Grant. Garry continues to use his extensive experience and skills to ensure any water or milking machinery issues our clients face are resolved, while Bronwyn oversees all administrative aspects of the business.
Sherie began working at Northland Farm Services in January 2019. With a background in share milking with her husband and working as 2IC on the Northland Research Farm, Sherie has a passion for the dairy industry in Northland.
Sherie runs the Northland Farm Services Dargaville store and enjoys the day to day interactions with our customers. She thrives on meeting new people and helping clients find solutions to their on-farm challenges. She also enjoys collaborating with the Northland Farm Services team and is looking forward to continuing to work with them to meet the needs of our clients.
When not running our Dargaville store, Sherie enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, gardening and planning home renovation projects.
Natalie began working at Northland Farm Services in 2018. She is passionate about the primary industries and when she is not working, Natalie is actively involved in the Kaipara Young Farmers Club.
Natalie runs the Northland Farm Services Whangarei shop while managing our online store and creating content for our social media channels. She enjoys connecting with clients in-store and online, and working with the Northland Farm Services team to share the great stories of our industry.
Brad began working as a service technician at Northland Farm Services in May 2020. With over 20 years’ experience working in the agriculture sector in dairy, sheep and beef, and contracting businesses, Brad brings a wealth of practical knowledge and experience to our service team. He enjoys the challenge of applying these skillsets to a range of new scenarios on a daily basis through his work at Northland Farm Services.
When not at work, Brad is most likely to be found fishing, diving, on the motorcross track, or spending time with his family.
Steve joined the Northland Farm Services team as a service technician early in 2021. With a background in mechanics and hydraulics, Steve has expanded the Northland Farm Services skillset. He enjoys the variety of challenges that day-to-day work at Northland Farm Services brings- no two days are the same! Outside of work, Steve enjoys taking an active role in the Hikurangi Fire Brigade and spending time with his family.
Emma joined the Northland Farm Services team in 2021 as our administration manager. She brings with her a wealth of customer service experience from a variety of past roles, including medical reception and as a bank manager. When not at work, Emma is an integral member of the Hikurangi Fire Brigade and a mum to three teenage boys.