Story: Marlborough region

Olives in Marlborough

Gidon Blumenfeld established one of New Zealand’s first olive plantations, on the Wither Hills outside Blenheim. In this excerpt from a 1993 television programme, he discusses his hopes for the planting at the inception of the venture in 1988.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - The grape revolution', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/31782/olives-in-marlborough (accessed 25 April 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016