Alpacas available

Interested in finally getting some alpacas to help keep your grass down? Due to serious overstocking we have a large selection of Alpacas available now.

We have some non breeding girls and some girls that we’d like to retire to good homes and in some cases we would let these girls go at no cost.

We have some pet quality boys that we will sell for the cost of having them desexed before sale only.

From there we have some unregistered breeding stock that will be priced to move quickly.

If you are interested in AANZ registered breeding stock we have 3 classes of girls for you to consider with varying prices.

We also have 3 quality stud males for sale if you’re looking to build your own breeding program. These boys have elite genetics and will be an absolute steal.

Additionally we have some elite champion males standing at stud, for any wishing to purchase girls and look to have them mated.

If you are interested please bear in mind that you must have at least 2 alpacas as they are a herd animal.

Please contact Chontelle on or 0211900356 if you’re interested, we are located on West Coast Road and can arrange for viewing.

Many thanks

Commodore S/W for sale

2004 Commodore Acclaim S/W for sale
Offering to the Grapevine for a week before listing on TradeMe

Asking price: $2500
Txt/Phone: Andrew 0275-67-66-99

Plate: CHJ301
KM: 272,764
Body: Silver 5 door Station Wagon
Fuel: Petrol
Engine: V6, 3565cc
Trans: Auto
Rego expires: April 2019
WOF expires: April 2019
Stereo: Factory Blaupunkt
Model: Acclaim

Been our family wagon for 13 years. My commuting car until very recently. Regularly serviced, plugs replaced within the last 30,000km.
Well used but in reasonable condition for its age. Runs and drives well.

Gas struts on tailgate need replacing (comes with free stick to hold the tailgate open…)
Uses a couple of litres of oil every 10,000km.
One key doesn’t remote lock.

Found dog – during this morning’s thunderstorm

Found on West Coast Road. Call or text Chontelle 0211900356 or email

Hanging out calmly on our porch with our dog who is barking crazy at the thunder. I’ve put a collar on and on a chain as we have stock and I want to be cautious.

Dog is ok, calm and safe. – See photos.


Reminder – Summer Season Fire Ban.

Dear local residents,

Please find attached notification of the changes to the current fire season which took effect from the 1st December at 8am.

As well as the www. website given on this Fire and Emergency mailout, Auckland Council: may be able to help you with further information about our village and valley or your own, specific properties.

Talking to Deputy Principal Rural Fire Officer for our area, Scott Marchant, gives me no cause to be more hopeful about the safety of our village and catchment in case of a fire than any other similar manuka and tree-surrounded rural area, so please be careful.

Summer is forecast to be dry and windy, he reminds me – conditions which favour the spread of fire.

Kindest regards,

Judith Williams (Puhoi)