Story: Market gardens and production nurseries

Flowers for export

Flowers for export

Louise Sheehan, chair of the New Zealand Flower Exporters Association in 2006, shows off some cut flowers prepared for export. Cut-flower exports developed during the 1960s and 1970s, when regular flights began to key markets in Europe, Japan and the United States.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Industry structure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 September 2023)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008