Story: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

First harvest of olives

First harvest of olives

Olives shaken from these young trees are being collected from large groundsheets and loaded into crates (inset) before being pressed for oil. This was the first harvest from four-year-old trees (Leccino and Manzanillo varieties) growing at Martinborough, Wairarapa.

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Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Nuts and olives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008