Story: Bay of Plenty region

Kings Seeds in Katikati

Kings Seeds in Katikati

Kings Seeds was an Auckland company selling seeds by mail order. In 1999 the new owners (themselves from the lower North Island) relocated to Katikati. The move demonstrated that a Bay of Plenty town could attract businesses able to be based away from their markets.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Economic ups and downs: 1970s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016