Story: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

Picking raspberries, 1948

Picking raspberries, 1948

These women are picking berries from raspberry canes on a Greytown berry farm. Raspberries require a cold winter for good fruit production, and are mainly grown in the South Island, with smaller quantities in the southern North Island, around Greytown and Levin.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Free Lance Collection (PAColl-0785)
Reference: PAColl-8983-32
Photograph by D. Pickard

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Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Boysenberries and raspberries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 February 2023)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008