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My Farm

Already using another farm mapping system? Bring your paddocks to HawkEye.

We've done our best to make creating your own paddocks simple (and fun) but understand that your time is precious.

If you are already using another farm mapping system, and want to bring your paddock data to HawkEye, there will be no cost by doing the following:

  • Export your paddock data from the system you are using to shapefile or DXF format.
  • Use the upload tool in HawkEye (My Farm > Upload Farm Map) to send your shapefile(s) or DXF files to us.
  • If you have any questions or issues, just give us a call on 0800 73 73 73, we are happy to help.
  • We'll be in touch once your data has been uploaded, usually within ten working days.

In the case of shapefiles, you need to upload multiple files (.shp,.shx,.dbf,.prj) all of which are required for us to process your farm map. You can upload multiple files at the same time, or package them as a zip folder. Select all required files in Windows Explorer, right-click and select Send To > Compressed (zipped) folder. In the case of DXF format, you will only need to upload a single file.

Note that your files will need to be validated and it may take up to fifteen days to be loaded into HawkEye. If you require your map sooner, please contact the HawkEye support team and let them know so we can expedite your request. We will provide the best map we can from the data provided but are not responsible for accuracy of the data provided to us. Any editing of the completed map in HawkEye is your responsibility. Remember, doing it this way is free of charge.

Please contact your current farm mapping provider for help exporting or requesting shapefiles or DXF’s.

Want us to draw your map?

If you have an image, pdf, or hard copy of your farm our team can draw it for you.

  • Ravensdown shareholder - $195.
  • Non-shareholder - $345.
  • This service is only for drawing your farm paddocks.
  • If you have any questions or issues, just give us a call on 0800 73 73 73, we are happy to help.

Pricing is GST exclusive and applies per farm. We aim to process all mapping requests within fifteen working days.

Send us your farm image by email ( or post hard copies to: HawkEye | PO Box 1049 | Christchurch 8042. Please ensure that you include your farm name and contact details.

For the best experience in HawkEye, we recommend using Google Chrome.

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