Carterton, owned by Nicholson family

Tokaroa Farm is a 608 hectares sheep and beef property that winters 2,000 terminal ewes, 2,300 hoggets (1,500 in-lamb), and 350 trading cows. Paddock slopes range from flat to steep (>25°) with a predominance of gentler north facing slopes and steeper south facing slopes. Annual rainfall is 810 mm and the average summer dry is three months.