15 Jul 2011

Making a Lifestyle Block Make Money

From Country Life, 9:21 pm on 15 July 2011

The Madsens own a beautiful home in a cluster of lifestyle blocks in North Auckland. They have a few pigs and a sheep on their one hectare of land. So far, so ordinary. But the couple have built a unique way of life by turning the idea of the unproductive lifestyle block on its head. They run a herd of 150 cattle, over a number of blocks.

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