Fairlie based brokers: Hamish ZuppicichGreg ShearerMax Bensemann


Hamish Zuppicich
Fairlie, Mackenzie

Mob: 027 403 3025
Email: hamishz@peterwalsh.co.nz

Hamish grew up on the family sheep and beef farm in North Canterbury, then attended boarding school in Christchurch. After finishing school Hamish attended Telford then moved onto shepherding from intensive irrigated flat paddocks in North Canterbury to extensive high country mustering through Canterbury and Otago, where he worked his way up through the ranks to stock management and onto farm management. Hamish has spent the last 4 years managing a large scale trading operation handling upto 65,000 lambs and 3000 cattle per year. He is looking forward to his new challenge as a broker with PW&A. Hamish is married and in his spare time he has been enjoying time with his two young children, Hamish is also keen on boating, hunting and running. Hamish is also looking forward to becoming involved and supporting the local community.

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Greg Shearer

Mob: 027 476 6769
Email: greg@peterwalsh.co.nz

Greg was born and raised in South Canterbury, having lived in Taiko, Albury, Claremont then Timaru.  He moved to Levels Valley, Pleasant Point when he was 21 and has spent the last 27 years managing a 400ha lamb and beef fattening operation for a relative.
Greg is married with three daughters, enjoys golf, rugby, jet boating and camping with family and friends.  He also enjoys whitebating when time allows.

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Max Bensemann
Fairlie, Mackenzie, Albury, Deer Specialist

Mob: 027 561 0000
Email: max@peterwalsh.co.nz

Born and bred in Kaikoura, Max attended school at Kekerengu before heading up the Awatere Valley to work as a shepherd. He then moved to the Mid/South Canterbury area and started in the livestock industry. Max has picked up a broad range of experience over the years, including time in management roles, such as head auctioneer and livestock manager. He has also developed expertise in the deer industry. He came to PW&A in 2007 and is the company’s deer specialist – assisting other livestock brokers who may be less familiar with the sector. His experience has seen PW&A develop a name for procuring deer and velvet for processing. Outside of work, Max is a keen golfer, gardener and enjoys sea fishing.

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