Novel Ways manufactures, distributes and repairs the Batt-Latch gate release timer

and GrassMaster Pro dry-matter instrument.


Daylight Saving!  REMEMBER to change the clock on your Batt-Latch manually. 

Read about Novel Ways in Taupo in this NZ Herald/Taupo & Turangi Weekender November article.

Have a look at the new website for the local Botanical Gardens, they're using Batt-Latch feeders for finches and quail.

Batt-Latch product sales

GrassMaster Pro sales

See our Products page for the full Batt-Latch and GrassMaster range.

 For Batt-Latch or GrassMaster repairs and servicing, send to:


            Novel Ways Limited

            Unit 3 / 6 Ashwood Avenue             by courier or in person

            P O Box 2340                                 by post

            TAUPŌ 3330

            NEW ZEALAND

Sales and repairs of Batt-Latch timers can also be handled through most rural supply stores - ask at your local!

Find more information on servicing and repairs here

Keep up with current news here

Batt-Latch Gate Release Timer
Gate Release Timer

The Batt-Latch is the world’s only portable solar powered automatic gate release timer.

GrassMaster Pro Drymatter Meter

GrassMaster Pro
Drymatter Meter

The GrassMaster Pro is a highly accurate and reliable electronic dry matter meter.

Novel Ways based in Taupo

The manufacturing, sales and repair of Batt-Latch gate release timers and GrassMaster Pro dry-matter instruments is now located at Ashwood Business Park, Taupo.

Electronic Product Development continues under a new company, Pure Electronics Limited, Hamilton.

Contact Us

Unit 3 / 6 Ashwood Avenue

PO Box 2340 
TAUPO  3330

New Zealand


Free Phone:

0800 003 003


+64 7 376 5658