Great Farming Stories

2017 Canterbury Regional Supreme Winners

6 April 2017

2017 Canterbury Regional Supreme Winners

Stonyhurst Partnership, is a 22,000 stock unit sheep, beef and deer breeding and finishing property reaching inland to Greta Valley from the coast at Motunau.

Brothers John and Peter Douglas-Clifford have been farming Stonyhurst together for close to forty years. John and Robyn Douglas-Clifford’s eldest son Charles came home in 2012 and now has control of the day-to-day operation of the farm together with wife Erin.

The Ballance Farm Environment Award judges described Stonyhurst as an aesthetically stunning farm where management decisions had been focused on the preservation and enhancement of natural resources alongside successful commercial farming.

Canterbury Winner Brochures
Find out more about the Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Award winners and read their great farming stories: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008