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

Next Oliveti Field Day – 10:00am Sunday 23rd. February, 2020. It is also our AGM and an opportunity to see three different Kerikeri Olive groves
The venue is X-CELL Olives, 574 Kerikeri Road, KERIKERI.
We are combining this field day with our 2020 AGM and will also be visiting two other Olive groves participating in our “Healthy Soil, Healthy Trees” programme.
10.00 – 10.30 Tea & coffee and meet and greet at X-CELL Olives
10.30 A short welcome from the Chair
10.40 We consolidate vehicles and drive in convoy to Peter Crelinsten’s Grove to look and listen and discuss his regime. A quick look at his press house. (Address: 207B Pungaere Rd. Kerikeri.)
11.45 Return to David Penney’s X-Cell Olives Grove – 574 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri.
12.00 Annual General Meeting commences
12.45 Dave Penney will talk and look and discuss his reasons for the spray and fertiliser changes etc. 3+ years ago.
1.15 Lunch – Tea & Coffee provided. Bring your own lunch and a chair.
1.45 Consolidate vehicles for drive to Tawhiti Whenua Olive Grove – 189 Opito Bay Road. Please dont drive down the driveway, turn sharply immediately after entering the gate and drive up the gentle slope through the grove to the top.
3.00 Back to X-Cell Olives Grove for last discussions and car pick-up.
3.30 Field day concludes
Reminder: Tea and Coffee will be provided but you will need to self cater for lunch. Can you also please bring a chair. We expect the field day will conclude around 3.30pm.

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Oliveti Northland Inc will be held on: Sunday 23rd February, 2020 at 1200am. X-CELL Olives – 574 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri.

Please note: you may delegate your vote by proxy in writing to an Oliveti member who is in attendance at the meeting

Formal Agenda for AGM
1. Apologies
2. Minutes of 2019 AGM
– Matters arising
3. Chairs Report – To be tabled
4. Treasurer’s Report – To be tabled
5. Election of Officers (Nomination forms attached)
6. Appointment of Auditor
7. Set the annual subscription fee. (Committee recommend that the annual subscription fee of $50.00 remain)
8. Resolutions and strategic discussion on the year’s activities.


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

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