Alan and Sharron employ two families. Henning and Susanne Schritt and Danny and Stella Sales. Henning and Susanne arrived from Germany in 1986 and have two sons, Demetrius who is a professor at Canterbury University and Yosef who is studying in UK. The Schritts have been living and working at Beechbank since 2007.
Danny and Stella immigrated from the Philippines in 2009 with their children Stella Rae, Angelo and Neil and have been at Beechbank all that time. In 2012 they become residents of NZ along with their older son Dice who joined them then. Dice is working in Christchurch.
Alan and Sharron have 3 daughters, Rachael, Abbie and Casey, who along with their families have all moved south to Rangiora, North Canterbury.