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Focus Grove Field Days yield timely advice

The final Olives NZ Focus Grove Project Field Day will be held at Olives on the Hill, Mangawahi next Monday. ONZ EO Gayle Sheridan said that more than 100 people have already attended across the regions, with numbers ranging from 12 to 30+, and much has been learned...

2018 Processing Practices Seminar

Olives New Zealand is seeking expressions of interest in a Processing Practices Seminar to be held in 2018. Sufficient numbers are needed prior to Christmas to enable planning to proceed. Register your interest with Gayle Sheridan via...

Buy early or miss out: ONZ radio promotion

Olives NZ Executive Officer Gayle Sheridan gave a great interview to Radio NZ about the decreased 2017 harvest, promoting the public buy their favourite boutique oils sooner rather than later – great for both growers and consumers! Listen at the 2:06 mark...
ONZ Award winners

ONZ Award winners

Congratulations go to Wairarapa’s Loopline Olives on taking the coveted Best in Show award for the second time. Akaroa producer Robinsons Bay was named Reserve Best in Show, just pipped for the top award by half a point, while The Olive Press was awarded the Best...

Preparing NZ for the shift to digital agriculture

AgResearch is entering into a major programme to prepare New Zealand for the new era of digital agriculture. The programme will identify the barriers to taking up new digital technologies on and off the farm, and will develop a technology roadmap to support the...