Graeme Lowe, the founder started the company in 1964. The Company has a proud and well documented history in the New Zealand meat and by-products industry, driven by a pioneering spirit. This spirit lives on in the company which is still owned and run by the Lowe family.


Hides, skins, pelts

  • Cattle         
  • Sheep
  • Deer


Business operations

  • Tanneries & fellmongery: Cattle, Sheep, Deer – take to Wet Blue, Pickle and Salted stage
  • Farming Operations in Hawkes Bay

Quick links

We have plants around New Zealand

Lowe Corporation has plants throughout New Zealand, sourcing material from both the farming and the wider food industry. The company exports 90% of its product.

Cape Sanctuary:

Sustainability is a key focus for the business both at an operational level and through the company's contribution to conservation at Cape Sanctuary, Hawkes Bay.

Rescue Helicopter:

The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service is a charitable trust established to provide a dedicated Rescue Helicopter Service to the Hawkes Bay region.