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10 August 2020

From the archives!

"Don’t leave home until you’ve seen your country” ...so the saying goes. With our wings clipped for International travel, it's great to see Kiwis getting out to some of the amazing spots we have right here in New Zealand. For… Read More >

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20 May 2020

Get in behind New Zealand!

While we’d usually have travellers heading off all over the globe right now, we’re excited to instead offer Kiwis (and hopefully Australians before too long!) unique New Zealand tours getting you to some of the fantastic farms,… Read More >

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08 April 2020

Merino Excellence 2020, New Zealand Tour

The recent Merino Excellence 2020 tour and conference has to be one of the most satisfying New Zealand programmes we've been involved in over the last 32 years. International visitors (Australians, South Americans, Russians and… Read More >

Canterbury Farm

19 March 2020

Update on Covid-19

We know many of you will be affected by the Covid-19 outbreak and related disruptions to travel plans and daily routines. While extremely disappointing, we have postponed our planned global tours until later in the year or… Read More >

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05 February 2020

New Zealand Summer Adventures

It's the time of year when we get to showcase beautiful New Zealand and our farming to international visitors. Thank you to our wonderful NZ farmer hosts and to the Brazilian, Belgian, American, Australian and Swedish farmers… Read More >

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31 July 2019

Don't mention the B words - Brexit, Boris and...

You'd be forgiven if your eyes were starting to glaze over reading yet another Brexit headline but we seem to be getting to the sharp end of things now. Setting off on our annual UK and Ireland farming tour in June, we knew… Read More >

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05 November 2018

Spring/Summer News

Check out our latest newsletter for 2018 tours in review and what's in store for you in 2019... Ftfnews Nov18W… Read More >

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31 July 2018

A warm welcome to the Scottish Highlands!

Thank you to a few hairy natives and the talented Duncan (below), we certainly felt we were in the 'real deal' Scottish Highlands last month. The weather was pretty amazing and our happy bunch of farmers were treated to some… Read More >

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21 May 2018

A look at Arab Horses in Argentina

Our travellers to South America have enjoyed taking a close up look at these athletic horses at a farm on the Argentine Pampas. Arab horses are renowned for their endurance and are bred for long distance riding.… Read More >

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11 May 2018

Rural Perspective on Scandinavia

We run a farming tour to Norway, Denmark, Sweden & Finland each July – a time of year when it is difficult to comprehend Scandinavia’s dark winters while basking in sunshine and long daylight hours! It is interesting to see… Read More >

Calgary People

09 March 2018

Oh Canada!

With the western conifers and majestic Rocky Mountains and lakes of British Colombia and Alberta, right across the prairie to the deciduous forests and lakes of Quebec, Canada is like half a dozen countries rolled into one. In… Read More >

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05 September 2017

Eyes on UK & Ireland

There aren’t a lot of places where many Kiwis feel more at home than this part of the world. It’s where so many have ancestral roots (Scotland, Ireland, Wales or England). It’s where our farmed and domestic livestock come from,… Read More >

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