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Kiwifruit orchard, Bay of Plenty

Kiwifruit orchard, Bay of Plenty

Since 1975 there has been diversification into fruit exports, the most important being been apples and kiwifruit. The centre of the kiwifruit expansion was the Bay of Plenty, especially Te Puke. This orchard is shown just before the 2004 harvest.

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Brian Easton, 'Economy - Agricultural production', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Brian Easton, updated 1 Sep 2016