Story: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

First harvest of olives

First harvest of olives

Olives shaken from these young trees are being collected from large ground sheets and loaded into crates (inset) before being pressed for oil. This was the first harvest from four-year-old trees (Leccino and Manzanillo varieties) growing at Martinborough, Wairarapa.

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Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Nuts and olives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16034/first-harvest-of-olives (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008