About Us – Silverstream Alpaca Stud

Kit and Sheryl have been farming alpacas full time for 17 years. Having come from a farming background, we have paid particular attention to alpaca genetics and have scoured Australia and New Zealand in search of top quality animals. We have focussed on quality not price in all our purchasing decisions and this has taken us to the top of the New Zealand alpaca industry.

This focus on quality culminated in Silverstream winning three national titles in 2007, 2008 and 2009 as well as Supreme Champion Animal of Show at the 2007 NZ Royal Show in Canterbury beating over 10,000 other livestock for the title.

Kit is a former President and Vice President of the Alpaca Association NZ and spent 10 years on National Council. In addition, Kit was instrumental in establishing the National Alpaca Show in 2004 and was the chair person of the organising committee for five National Shows.

Kit and Sheryl operate the South Island’s only publicly available quarantine for alpaca exports to Europe and Asia. There are three Ministry for Primary Industries approved quarantine facilities available. Silverstream Alpaca Stud are also a licensed alpaca exporter and can therefore provide a door to door service for our overseas customers.

Silverstream is located near Kaiapoi, just 20 minutes north of Christchurch International Airport and just five minutes from the Northern Motorway through to Kaikoura and Picton. Click Here for a Map