Entries by Rachel Hart

DVD Library

Over the years we have built up a number of inspirational and educational DVD’s about the world we live in, where it’s heading and what’s driving it. You are welcome to borrow any of these DVD’s to view at home with friends and family. Just contact us and we can arrange to drop off at […]

Games available at the Lodge

Stuck inside on a rainy day? Feel free to use our selection of games ! Board games Traditional Marbles (4+) Pictionary Junior (7-12) Cranium Cadoo (7+) Yahtzee Classic (8+) Boggle (8+) Cluedo (8+) Dominoes (8+) Whoonu – The fun-filled “what’s your favorite thing?” game (8+) Cranium + New Cranium (12+) Articulate ! The Fast Talking […]

Truly free range pork and eggs

We are excited at the prospect of having an online shop enabling us to easily get healthy and nutritious meat and eggs to you.  Until this is up and running… please contact us via email or phone to order the best free range bacon, pork and eggs. We aim to honour the “henness of the […]

Thank you to our Mangarara Partners

Air New Zealand Environment Trust (ANZET) In 2008 we formed a partnership with ANZET with a vision of planting native trees on the marginal hill country on the farm and including native and food producing trees throughout the farm. This partnership included an access agreement which opens the farm up for the public to come […]

The Family Farm In The Media

Air New Zealand Environment Trust Initiative Mangarara Station in Hawke’s Bay will be the first recipient of the Air New Zealand Environment Trust, which has been established to fund research and development into alternative fuels and support projects that enhance New Zealand’s clean, green reputation around the world. See the video to learn more about […]

Eggs, eggs, eggs…

As you may know we sell our ‘great eggs’ at Waipawa Wholefoods and over the last few months it has been nearly impossible to get them due to high demand and laying slowing down over winter. We are excited to have another 100 pasture roaming hens on the farm! They are now installed in their […]

Book for Spring at the Lodge

Spring is upon us and the Lodge is looking fantastic! We have completed the stunning “tadelakt” wall art round the fire place; beautiful new shelving in the lounge and kitchen; art work in the bedrooms and historic photo collections. The vegetable gardens are full, as is lake (nearly) and bookings are coming in nicely! We […]

Great Pork Here!

Have you ever tasted delicious grass and milk fed Pork? We have good cuts available so be in quick. Pork Belly (divine); Pork Belly Slices (delectable cassoulet); Pork Chops (Jamie Oliver knows how to cook ’em); Pork Mince (makes the best lasagne ever); Pork Roast (crackle!), Pork Shoulder (slow cooked – heaven); Pork stir-fry (easy); […]

Meet the Harts

Greg I am struggling to describe myself right now I guess I could sum it up by saying I love life! And care about all who share this planet with me. I count myself very fortunate that I grew up on a farm in the most beautiful country in the world, and have had the […]