Olives New Zealand


2020 New York International Olive Oil Competition Campaign

June 2, 2020

The phenomenal success of our New Zealand growers at the New York International Olive Oil Competition provided us an opportunity to promote the world class quality of NZ EVOO and where to buy. The Executive approved a promotional campaign to take...Read more

Olives New Zealand at Olive Oil Kansai International Expo, Osaka – October 2016

October 24, 2016

To see photos from the Olive Oil Kansai International Expo in Osaka in October 2016 see olive-oil-kansai-osaka-japan...Read more

Moutohora article – Plenty magazine

April 19, 2016

Great article on Moutohora Olive Oil in the March 2016 issue of Plenty magazine. Moutohora – Plenty magazine...Read more

2015 Grove Census Harvest Data Report

December 9, 2015

Firstly, Olives New Zealand sincerely thanks the members who took the time to complete the 2015 Grove Census. Approximately ½ of grower members completed a grove census form or advised of no harvest for 2015. The results have been compiled into a...Read more

Olvegrower & Processor – Co ops: strength in numbers

December 1, 2015

The Olivegrower & Processor magazine had an excellent article on two New Zealand co-operatives in the issue dated September 2015. Many thanks to the publishers Ryan Media Pty Ltd and Editor Gerri Nelligan for their permission to reproduce this...Read more

2015 Australian National Olive Conference

October 8, 2015

The Executive Officer was fortunate to be able to attend the 2015 National Olive Conference in Australia. See here for an overview of the Conference and field day at Boundary Bend, including photos. Australian National Olive Conference 2015...Read more

Grove Census – Top 2 Varietals by Region

July 15, 2015

The following chart shows the top two varietals by kg/tree based on Grove Census data collected from 2012 – 2014. Interesting to see that Picual features in almost 1/2 the regions and Frantoio, the most planted variety, is conspicuous by its...Read more

Focus Grove Project – update July 2015

July 11, 2015

Olives New Zealand has drafted a new funding application for the Focus Grove Project for the Sustainable Farming Fund. The application is dependent on gaining financial contributions by members for joint funding of the cash costs involved. The total...Read more

Focus Grove Project Update

March 31, 2015

The key driver for the Focus Grove Project is because most olive growers are having difficulty in gaining the projected return on their investment. Currently there are approximately 300 olive groves in New Zealand covering 2,000+ hectares, averaging...Read more

Mom and Pop Industry gaining ground

June 19, 2014

Here is an interview that appeared in the Dominion Post on Thursday 19th June 2014 with The Village Press’s Wayne Startup. This was part of a feature article on Olivo Olives which you can read at...Read more

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