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

and GrassMaster Pro dry-matter instrument.




For Batt-Latch or GrassMaster repairs and servicing, please clean your unit and send it to us at:

Novel Ways Limited

Unit 3 / 6 Ashwood Avenue

PO Box 2340

TAUPO 3330

You will find more information on servicing and repairs here.


 See our Products page for more details on the Batt-Latch and GrassMaster products.

 For Batt-Latch sales outside New Zealand, our International Distributors are 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 at Newstead under a new company, Pure Electronics Ltd.

Contact Us

Unit 3 / 6 Ashwood Avenue

PO Box 2340 
TAUPO  3330

New Zealand


Free Phone:

0800 003 003


+64 7 376 5658