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December 2022 

2022 saw us once again in the show ring......News

January 2021

2020 was not a very eventful year.....News



March 2019

This year so far…..News



December 2018

A round up of the year.   ....News



May 2018

Cria from new males to enhance our breeding programme..... News

The Onedin Line

With two progeny winning Supreme Suri at AANZ National Shows in consecutive years, Surico Onedin can now claim captain of the fleet. Son of our flag ship male Parsifal....... News


March 2017

Planning for the Future, 4 new stud males certified......

discerning breeding with unique genetics...... News


October 14, 2016

The entire Show team was bred at Surico.......

The star of the team was Surico Bolero winning Supreme.....News

August 31, 2016

Looking forward to the next show season we will be heading out with 2 or 3 boys from last year and a bunch of rising juniors......News


March 16, 2016

Some lucky visitors saw newborn cria just minutes.....

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Sep 26, 2015

It was a bittersweet National Show for Surico... read more



Aug 23, 2015

It is full steam ahead with halter training while getting ready for the next suri fibre collection days... read more  


May 10, 2015

Sponsorship, National Alpaca Day and Alpaca DNA, catch up on the news from Surico... read more

Apr 5, 2015

Farm Tours at Surico are proving very popular with visitors who are enjoying interacting with our alpaca on the farm... read more


Dec 7, 2014

We've updated our show results for the Spring shows...  read more

Oct 9, 2014

Latest news - We're off to the National Show... read more

Oct 5, 2014

Have a look we've updated our females for sale... read more

July 12, 2014

Surico is launching a new tourist attraction for visitors to Rotorua ... read more

June 8, 2014

Winter is here and pictures of the last cria of the season... read more

May 4, 2014

Open Farm for National Alpaca Day Sunday 4th May... read more

April 21, 2014

Showing is all over for this season, see our latest results from the Auckland Easter Show... read more

March 25, 2014

So far this year our cria drop has been 80% females with only a few more... read more

Feb 14, 2014

New cria born to 2007 Australian and New Zealand National Champion suris... read more

Jan 1,  2014

Birthday Honours for Parsifal.....he revealed his outstanding qualities early in his career... read more

Nov 24, 2013

Surico Amarda won Supreme at Waikato 2013 and some new cria on the farm, read all about it in the latest news... read more

Sep 29, 2013

We had a great weekend at Alpaca 2013 ... read more

Sep 28, 2013

See the latest Surico show results from Alpaca 2013... read more

Sep 14, 2013

Just added a new page for up and coming male Surico Burton... read more

Sep 1, 2013

Great opportunity to get a service with Surico Alinghi who is producing some of the best progeny... read more

Aug 31, 2013

Surico Paschendale has been selected for the Alpaca 2013 Auction...  read more

July 29, 2013

A new photo for Surico Caballero... read more

July 25, 2013

We've just upgraded our website, so hope you enjoy the new format... read more

May 14, 2013

Latest news - The new cria are looking stunning and more show results from the Surico team... read more

May 5, 2013

National Alpaca Day - a great chance to visit Surico Alpaca...

February 8, 2013

Sales list updated, including new 3 in 1 packages...  read more

January 7, 2013

New details on selecting the right suri stud male for you... read more


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New Zealand’s largest herd of quality suri

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Suri alpaca are a fantastic addition to any lifestyle block

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Majestic suri herd sires

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The elegance of suri fleece

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Suri alpaca are a fantastic addition to any lifestyle block

Looking for the ultimate lifestyle?

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Suri alpaca are a low maintenance endearing and elegant animal that thrive in New Zealand conditions. Suri alpaca have a fibre like no other animal, its silky feel and natural luster set it apart and the beautiful fabrics and products created have to be seen to be believed.

If you have a small block and just want an easy lifestyle to fit in with your busy life, then suri are the answer.

If you are looking for a developing industry where you can make your mark, then suri might be for you.

If you are looking to diversify your main stream farming operation, then you should investigate suri.

Suri alpaca offer a diverse range of options for people who want something a little bit different out of life. At Surico we believe suri have a huge future in New Zealand and we are more than happy to discuss options and plans for you to join us on the journey.

Looking for new genetics for your herd or starting a new suri breeding herd.

Call us now for experienced advice.


See what Surico has to offer - alpaca make wonderful livestock for small blocks........

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Services We Provide...

Tell us how we can assist you.

We provide alpaca services throughout NZ.

We have alpaca for sale to suit all your requirements.

We offer experienced advice and support.

Why Work With Us?


At Surico Alpaca, we pride ourselves on our commitment and dedication to developing the suri industry.  If you need quality breeding stock or lifestyle animals, we can help.

Alpaca Farm Visit

Looking for the ideal livestock for your lifestyle block.

Arrange a farm visit to learn more about alpaca, come and have a chat to see if they are suitable for your property.



Phone Sue on 021 2784464



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Rotorua A&P Show


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