Story: Rural workers

Cherry graders

Cherry graders

Julie Tate (left), Sarah Hobbs and Heidi Sinclair sort cherries at Jackson Orchard, Cromwell, in November 2006. A mild winter saw an early harvest that year. Most seasonal orchard work in Central Otago starts later in summer – generally from December onwards.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 14 November 2006, p. 15
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Carl Walrond, 'Rural workers - Contemporary rural workers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008