Story: Kiwifruit

Picking fruit at night

Picking fruit at night

In June 2006, after a run of bad weather, kiwifruit pickers needed to work through the night to harvest the crop in time for export. These pickers are working under lights on an orchard near Tauranga.

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Hugh Campbell and Julia Haggerty, 'Kiwifruit - The production year', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 October 2023)

Story by Hugh Campbell and Julia Haggerty, published 24 Nov 2008