Katrina nicknamed by the engine room staff as “Colesy” grew up as a ‘townie’ in Timaru. After leaving school she worked in administration for 3 years, before marrying a farmer and moving to Kohika. Katrina and Stu have two adult sons. Katrina joined the PW&A team in 2017, after helping out on their 256ha farm for 20 years. Katrina loves spending time with her family and friends and being out and about on the farm.
Kath was born and bred in the Willowby/Eiffelton farming area near Ashburton, leaving for the bright lights of Auckland, then Christchurch, before settling in Timaru to raise two girls. Previous work history has been predominantly in the shipping/export field, Kath joined PW&A in 2020 for a fresh new challenge. Current passions include motorcycle riding/touring, sailing (with a good book and beverage) and skiing. Kath loves travel and adventure, also enjoying cycling, gardening and quality time with family.
Jennie was born and bred in Fairlie, growing up on a sheep farm on Ashwick Flat and after leaving school started work at the Mackenzie District Council. A move into the banking industry coincided with a shift to Nelson and then the North Island for a period of 9 years. Jennie has three adult children. For the past 15 years Jennie has worked in the Insurance Industry. Jennie enjoys taking long walks and loves to read and given the opportunity, would while away the hours devouring book after book.
Lanes earlier years began in Southland, later seeing her family relocate to Timaru. Lane spent her 5 secondary years at Timaru’s Craighead Diocesan School where she enjoyed a range of activities such as clay target shooting. Lane is passionate about travel and fitness and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
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.