About Us

A family owned and operated agricultural machinery business, Cochranes have been providing excellent customer service and support to South Island farmers and contractors for over 65 years.

Acknowledged by both clients and peers as the experts in the agricultural machinery industry. 


Cochranes is a family owned and operated agricultural machinery business. We’ve been in the industry for over 65 years, and pride ourselves on our knowledge of our extensive range of products, and our ability to understand, and meet, your specific needs. In the family for three generations, Cochranes has continued to develop into one of New Zealand’s leading agricultural machinery dealers and now operate in four locations, servicing customers across the South Island. We understand the need to have reliable machinery available and are committed to providing excellent pre and after sales support. We employ over 60 knowledgeable staff and are available for consultation and support whenever needed.

Business Development

Originally based in Leeston, Cochranes now also operate in Amberley, Ashburton, Oamaru, Timaru and the West Coast, and have clients throughout the South Island. We believe it is important to constantly adapt to meet the demands of the industry, and this includes being readily accessible to our wide range of loyal clients.

Client Commitment 

We’re committed to providing excellent customer service with every interaction, including pre-sale consultations and comprehensive after sales support. We’ve developed a strong reputation throughout our years in the agricultural industry, and are constantly adapting, as technology develops, to ensure we can provide the best option to fulfill your specific requirements. Throughout our time in the industry Cochranes have been recipients of numerous honours and accolades, including Best Case IH Dealership. This recognition is indicative of our continuing commitment to providing excellent service.

Our brand range

Cochranes dealerships stock an extensive range of products for all your farming and contracting needs. Leading New Zealand dealers of Case IH machinery, we also stock complete machines and parts, for brands such as; Case, Kuhn, Dalbo, Duncan, HiSpec, Giltrap, ProDig, Schuitemaker, Sigma 4, and Sumo. We currently employ over 30 specialist service technicians, and have a fully stocked genuine parts department to meet any specific requirements of our clients.

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