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About us

Moratti Agri has been in the Agricultural Contracting business for over 50 years and the name Moratti has become synonymous with hay and silage making, maize, cultivation, and cropping in the Inglewood Community and wider Taranaki district.

The team at Moratti Agri are locals and are highly experienced and competent operators. Prompt, efficient, and reliable service is their focus, with quality workmanship and the ability to build long-lasting relationships with their clients. With over 50 years of experience in the Agricultural Contracting industry, Moratti Agri offers its clients expert advice for all of their on-farm requirements.

Our Team


Aaron George

Director / Operations


Sandy Lupton

Office administrator


Andy Ironside


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Ryan Hucker



Our History

Its origins began in 1963 when Ken Moratti, who was farming, had a chance to use a hedge trimmer and got so good at it that the neighbours began asking him to trim their hedges. So, equipped with Massey Ferguson 135 and 165 tractors, a drill, and a hedge cutter he started his business.

A job re-grassing the Kapuni to Pio Pio gas line set the business up and rapid growth ensued over the following years. Now Ken G Moratti Ltd boasts a large, up-to-date fleet of machinery with the latest technology and is one of the largest Agricultural Contracting businesses in Taranaki. They offer a comprehensive range of services including hay and silage baling, pit and fine chop silage, maize silage, fodder beet, cultivation, cropping, grassing, hedge cutting, effluent pond cleaning and muck spreading, fertiliser spraying, metal carting and trenching.

Billy Moratti came to help out his father in the agricultural contracting business in 1985 and has been there ever since. Family and community are vitally important to the Moratti team, with many family members who have worked for the company, and is evident in the company’s ongoing support of many local charities, schools, sports groups, and affiliations. Billy now acts as a mentor to Aaron and the team, and enjoys a little time in the seat seeing clients on farm. Team Moratti looks forward to growing the Taranaki farming community, while still providing the excellent service that people have known and come to rely on from Moratti Agri.

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In the hands of experts.

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