South Devon Cattle Society of New Zealand

South Devon Newsletter: March 2024

President’s Message I want to acknowledge that it has been a hard year for farming financially and in a lot of areas severe droughts conditions which are a far cry from last year’s autumn. I am sure all society members would like to breathe a collective sigh of relief that we were able to showcase … Read more

South Devon Newsletter: December 2023

President’s Message With 2023 rapidly coming to an end we can look back on the awesome tour hosting and showcasing our cattle, farms, and countryside.  Having hosted the tour part at Kaimoa South Devons it was great to get such positive feedback on all the places and cattle and It was lovely to see friendships … Read more

South Devon Newsletter: December 2022

President’s Message 2022 has continued to be a challenge for many farmers and farming community. I would like to thank breeders for promoting the breed in the show ring, bull sales and sales in general. A big thank you to all board members for their ongoing commitment and dedication to the breed. Thank you to Lindy … Read more


With Covid knocking on our Doors, many A&P shows have had to rearrange their schedule or even cancellation. In the South we are lucky enough to of had so far 2 shows available to exhibit South Devons. NZ Agricultural Show 2021 was run via a virtual video judging, whilst the South Otago took another approach … Read more

2021 AGM

50 years of South Devons in NZ

April saw the New Zealand South Devon society celebrate their 50th anniversary in New PLymouth. Prior to the celebrations the membership toured Taranaki and the King Country, hosted by Caroline and Peter Foss.

2021 South Devon Calendars – Order now

The 2021 South Devon Calendars are now available to order. The A4 wall calendars have images of South Devon animals from around New Zealand each month. Price per calendar is $22.50 + gst. Calendars can also be personalised with your stud details & a front cover image for an additional one off cost of $50.00 … Read more

2020 World Congress Tour Cancelled

Dear Members It is with much regret that the New Zealand South Devon Society advises it has had to make the unenviable decision to cancel the proposed 2020 World Congress Tour. This is not a decision made lightly but, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the current situation is that only New Zealand residents are able … Read more