Kōrero: Market gardens and production nurseries

Asparagus harvest, 2008

Asparagus growers have trialled mechanical picking but it has not been successful. The sprouts must be harvested by hand. Growers can find it hard to find New Zealand labour so they often rely on imported labour – in this case Samoans in the fields and backpackers in the packing house.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Other outdoor crops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/20015/asparagus-harvest-2008 (accessed 12 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008