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David made 'the leap' in 2011, finally deciding to go out on his own, with 15 years of farm machinery sales experience under his belt he knew it was the right time to focus on products he was passionate about and has been supplying local Southland and Otago farmers with these ever since.

Supported by wife Dianne (or 'The Boss' as she is known) and local lad Aaron Rawcliffe, the team can been seen roaming the country side bringing the very best directly to farm, local show or field day near you.

Making a trip into Gore? You can also find them at their new show room where you can pop in for a cup of tea, some handy parts for your machines or to check out what they have on display.

About Taege

Simple, effective and designed by Kiwi's for the unique New Zealand conditions more and more people are trying a Taege.  Among Taege's extensive range of top rated agricultural equipment designed and manufactured in New Zealand at the Christchurch headquarters is a direct drill unit that's making people sit up and take notice.

There are three main features that allow the drill to work across a wide diversity of everyday and more challenging conditions.

The Taege's superior penetration qualities combined with clever tyne design ensures seed is placed in optimal proximity to any simultaneous fertiliser whilst avoiding seed burn.

It's a design that also allows the tyne to flexiibly breast obstacles without penetrating too deep or flicking stones.

Next up, the Taege offers excellent accuracy in following contours, again relating to its tyne orientation and configuration.

This set up allows around 200mm of travel between tynes, resulting in consistent drilling to a uniform depth over the widest possible variety of tough-as New Zealand terrain.

Combine these two useful attributes with the Taege's peerless trash clearance, again achieved by well researched tyne set up and you've a machine to reackon with.

Regardless of your terrain, and regardless of your sowing plans, the Taege direct drill can easily penetrate the soild ground to create a tilth below your seed (and fertiliser), clear any trash and gently grade and compact on the harrow / tyrerollers follow through.

With appropriately spaced tynes, a full range of drill and seed hopper sizes are available for all situations and purposes.

Hoppers are plaed high to give a good fall on the hoeses even when on steep country.

Backing up the quality of the engineering on the ground is an electronic in-cab calibration system of truly first class accuracy.  Programmable so that any of your team can easily operate it at the touch of a button (4 times), the Taege calibration system has been gaining test plaudits from industry pundits and those at the coalface since its launch.

We stock this and many other of the Taege Product range - explore these to the right and if you would like further information please don't hesitate to contact us.


  • "Without a doubt this new drill is putting more seed in the right places" - Peter Gow - Belmont Station, Black Mount, Western Southland.
  • "I've really appreciated the service and backup from David Ensor and the face that he is happy to travel around Southland and Otago to look after his customers has got to be an assuring thing.  I'm please that he specialises in Taege equipment - it is an added bonus" - Graeme Price - Farmer - Western Southland.
  • "It normally takes a while for us all to come to grips with a new toy in the shed, but the electronics of the new Taege drill were so easy to get used to" - Gary McStay - McStay Contracting, Woodlands.
  • "Truth was, nothing compared in versatility and performance to the Taege, with each new generation of gear continuing to match and exceed those early high expectations" - Lloyd Brenssell, Moa Flat.