Oakway German Shepherds,Cairn Terriers,Welsh Pembroke Corgi's 

New Zealand

When producing runs in the family - the future looks grand...


Oakway German Shepherds was founded in 1981 by Patricia Halliwell. 

Over the past  thirty five years Trish, Renee, Lenore have established Oakway Kennels as one of the most competitive German Shepherd Kennels in New Zealand.  


We strive to breed German Shepherd Dogs of high anatomic value, that are sound in body, mind and spirit. 


We have an established a type throughout our kennel which can be recognized.


First and foremost our dogs are not just show dogs, but members of our family.


Oakway German Shepherds has been awarded the Silver and Bronze Medal's by the The German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia Inc. for over 31 X-rayed animals passing their Hip and Elbow Displasia Scheme('A'and 'Z' Stamp).


Our achievements to date are:


*** 1 NZ Grand Champion***

*** 24 NZ Champion's***
*** 21 Individual Gold Medalist***
*** 20 Individual Best In Show or Reserve In Show***
*** 50 + Individual Excellent Graded Animals***

*** 9 Australasian GS National Medal Winners***
*** Numerous Class & In Show winners at  Specialist & All Breed Shows***


We strive to breed German Shepherds of high anatomical construction, which are also sound in temperament and true loyal and noble German Shepherd Dogs.


Pictured is Lilly - NZ CH Oakway Bossy Boots - Multi Specialist Gold Medal and Best In Show Winner - 2015 National German Shepherd Dog Gold Medal Winner