Story: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

Citrus orchards, Kerikeri, 1947 (2nd of 3)

Citrus orchards, Kerikeri, 1947

Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands is renowned for its citrus orchards, established in the late 1920s by the North Auckland Land Development Corporation. Oranges, grapefruit and lemons thrived in the warm temperate climate of the far north, protected from the wind by shelter belts.

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Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Citrus', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15997/citrus-orchards-kerikeri-1947 (accessed 15 December 2019)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008