Madison is from Rakaia, where he attended school before heading away to boarding school in Christchurch. After finishing school Madison began work in a rural merchandising store. As well as this he assisted at the sale yards after work to draft up sheep & cattle for the following days sale. Madison joined the PW&A team in November 2012 as a trainee in the South Canterbury region. Part of his role is to attend the Temuka sales weekly. Outside of work, he is keen on hunting and fishing. He also plays rugby and is a drum major in a pipe band.
Spike (Craig) was born in Geraldine where he spent his earlier years before shifting to Omarama followed by a move to Blenheim where he finished his secondary schooling at Marlborough Boys. Spike started his farming career at Muller Station up the Awatere Valley and worked on several other well known High Country Stations in the South Island. Spike shifted to Mt Peel where he gained his velveting certificate and discovered his passion for Deer. Spike’s next position was a Stock Manager for Cheviot Hills, he then went on to become the Manager. After 7 years at Cheviot Hills Spike moved to manage Black Forest Deer Farm in South Otago, he remained there for 7½ Years. During his time in farming Spike has gained an extensive knowledge of all aspects of Velvet and Trophy Industry as well as a mixture of experience from high country farming to very intensive farming. Outside of farming. Craig likes to follow his 3 children and their interests, which include Rugby, Sevens, Touch and Dance.
Peter grew up in Christchurch and started his working life in Springston working on various dairy farms. From there Peter moved to the West Coast where he worked on a sheep & beef farm. Moving back to the dairy industry Peter became a sharemilker and he made Waimate his home for the last 25 years. Peters roles more latterly have been in dairy associated industries and on joining PW&A Ltd he will now be servicing clients in the Waimate/North Otago area.
PW&A was established in 2002 by respected livestock brokers Peter Walsh and Hamish Lane. The pair’s experience in the livestock industry totalled more than four decades when they teamed up.
Peter Walsh & Associates Finance has been set up to strengthen and grow the company’s existing livestock trading business. It specialises in short-term financing (up to 12 months) of day-to-day livestock transactions.
Your sale yard at your fingertips. Peter Walsh & Associates Ltd’s PW&A LIVEBid™ online auction system has been developed to facilitate the online auction selling of livestock.