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NEWS ARTICLES2018-08-17T13:18:59+00:00

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Oliveti - The Olive Oil Tasting Trail - Olive growers association of Northland, New Zealand

25 Aug 18 – Oliveti Olive Oil Awards 2018
Oliveti Olive Oil Awards 2018 to be held at the Olive Place Wellsford. (Closed Session)
Chief Judge Margaret Edwards ~ More news in the July News letter.
Your scientifically tested oils must be with Pauline Young by Wed 15th August.
Courier to Pauline Young, 297 Heatley Road Whakapirau RD1 Maungaturoto 0583.

30 Sep 18 Oliveti Field Day, Mini Expo and Awards Ceremony
At River Estate Olives, Whitford.
9.00am to 4.00pm. Details to follow. BYO food etc.

15 Nov 18 Oliveti Newsletter contributions cut off date
Send your contributions to mckelviekay@gmail.com by the 15th for publication on the 22nd Nov 2018.

9 Dec 18 Oliveti Field day and Xmas BBQ
Let’s Find the original J5

7 Feb 19 Oliveti Newsletter contributions cut off date
Send your contributions to mckelviekay@gmail.com by the 7th Feb 2019 for publication on the 12th Feb 2019.

17 Feb 19 Oliveti Field Day & AGM
The venue is Greg Scopas Olive Grove in Wellsford.

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