B+LNZ Big Day Out: "Farming within Boundaries"

Come along to the B+LNZ Big Day Out Event at Matakanui Station. Owners Tracey and Andrew Paterson have kindly opened their iconic property while hosting some fabulous speakers.

On the day

The event starts at 10am and will finish with a barbecue and cash bar.

Please bring your own lunch and a portable seat.

Note: We will be outside for the majority of the day, so please be sunsmart and bring with you a hat, sunblock and water.


  • Dr Jacqueline Rowarth from the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • John Donkers, Board member for Irrigation New Zealand.
  • Otago Regional Council will speak on Rabbit and Wilding pine control.
  • Andrew and Tracy Paterson, owners of Matakanui Staion.
  • Dr Mark Ferguson from New Zealand Merino.

Getting there

The farm is 20 minutes north of Alexandra and 10 minutes south from Omakau.

B+LNZ signs will direct you from the main road from Omakau and Chatto Creek.


Registrations are essential for catering purposes.

Register to Theresa Laws (B+LNZ): Theresa.Laws@beeflambnz.com or phone 03 448 9180