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REL Group Company Charter

Rakaia Engineering Ltd (REL) is a privately owned company with approximately 60 staff members involved in the sale, production, installation, construction, delivery and maintenance of a comprehensive range of agricultural products and services. 
REL covers the livestock and arable farming industries as well as commercial grain storage and handling. With more than 30 years manufacturing and engineering experience, REL’s designs and installations have been tested and developed on New Zealand farms in a multitude of systems and environments. While REL’s main headquarters is based in the township of Rakaia in the South Island, staff and dealers are distributed throughout New Zealand.
REL is also developing experience and a track record in overseas markets such as Australia, China and the UK.
In 2010, the owners (John and Janette Kuyf) appointed a Board of Directors with two external and independent professional Directors. Building on the owners’ values of trust, honesty and integrity, coupled with a "can-do" attitude REL continues to grow and prosper. 
The following Vision, Mission and Core Values formulated by the Board are the foundation for the future success of REL. 


Our Team will deliver and be respected for customer-focused Integrated Farming Solutions 


The Leader in Integrated Farming Solutions


  • Open & Honest Communications We keep each other informed and do what we say we will do.
  • Pride in our work We take pride in the work that we do.
  • Teamwork We work together and succeed as one in a ‘no blame’ culture.
  • Commitment to Health and Safety and the Environment We act to keep ourselves and our people safe.
  • Quality We ensure our work is done ‘right first time, and on time’.
  • Trust & Respect We trust and respect each other’s skills and diversity.

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