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December 2020

2020-12-31T13:57:30+13:00December 31st, 2020|News|

Well what a year that 2020 has been. All our lives have been affected in some way by Covid 19. We are however fortunate to be in NZ and the isolation from the rest of [...]

September 2020

2020-12-31T13:55:35+13:00September 30th, 2020|News|

Once again we had a very successful Olive Awards judging. 19 silver and 5 Gold!!!! An improvement from last year and the judges were very complimentary of the high standard we achieved. Congratulation to all [...]

June 2020

2020-12-31T13:52:41+13:00June 29th, 2020|News|

With our harvests over for this year we will now be thinking about selling our oil. It would be good to get feedback from members as to how their harvest went and also what sort [...]

March 2020

2020-04-13T16:40:05+12:00April 13th, 2020|News|

This is my first newsletter as your new chairman so it will be learning experience for me in understanding the requirements and the role and all the help I can get from the members will [...]

January 2020

2020-01-31T15:45:50+13:00January 31st, 2020|News|

Happy New Year to everyone. I hope you have all managed to take some time off from grove work and enjoyed family and friends. John and I are slowly but surely dragging ourselves outside and [...]

September 2019

2019-11-26T12:05:20+13:00September 30th, 2019|News|

AND THE AWARD GOES TO... Congratulations to this year’s winner - Best in Show winner ‘Duck Creek’ Warkworth, for their J5 and Frantoio, medium blend, olive oil. Derek and Sally Holland moved to their grove [...]

October 2018

2018-12-04T12:32:16+13:00November 4th, 2018|News|

Winter is well and truly gone and the buds are heavy on the trees but still very few flowers showing yet in the Bay of Islands area and further North. Which brings me to the [...]

July 2018

2018-08-13T11:35:51+12:00July 30th, 2018|News|

Hopefully, by now you will all have liters of fabulous oil in your bottles and fustis and some even in your clients’ pantry. Generally, everyone seems to have had a really good season although the [...]

May 2018

2018-08-13T11:39:03+12:00May 30th, 2018|News|

As you will be aware a new committee was elected at the last AGM and suddenly my inbox is full of emails! Balancing tending to those, and picking over 2 tonnes of olives by hand [...]

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