10.30am – Intro & welcome. View largest pohutukawa on mainland NZ and 50,000 macadamia plant nursery.
11.00am – Power Point presentation of Industry history, facts & figures, dropping variety research and NZ Macadamia Industry Growth Strategy (2018-2029), plus sample range of products.
12.00pm – View the 2ha dropping variety trial block & 50,000 plant nursery on the Beach block. View the 9ha certified organic orchard with newly planted trees plus 12, 15, 20, 25 & 30-year-old trees of the best producing varieties planted on both flat and sloping contours.
3ha’s of the 9ha block is in the final development stage before 8ha of the adjoining neighbors block starts in 2023/24.
1.00pm – Lunch (BYO), drinks supplied and macadamia samples – Q&A time.
1.30pm-2.00pm – for Commercial Growers; view harvesters, de-husker, composting bins, advice on variety choice, orchard planning and order process.
What products are available on the day?
Range of delicious macadamia products (Shop) discounted if pre-ordered and collected at the Field Day plus:
- $5/bag of fresh nut in husk, self-harvested at Field Day (2kg bags) in Harvest season only.
What do I need to do to attend?
- Register on the form below – you will be emailed a ‘Welcome Pack’ within 24 hours of registering.
- If you’re interested in growing commercially, please also complete and submit the ‘Base Info Form‘
- Bring a plan of your block if applicable, camera, notebook, walking shoes, hat, water bottle.