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Grapevines and lavender, Waipara

Grapevines and lavender, Waipara

Since the 1980s the district of Waipara has gained a reputation for producing good wines. Other crops such as lavender have also adapted well to the hot, dry conditions.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Amberley district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 July 2024)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015