Olives New Zealand


Grove Census Harvest Data Reports 2020 – 2022

September 2, 2022

Here are the annual Grove Census Harvest Data Reports from 2020 onwards. 2020 Grove Census Harvest Data Report 2021 Grove Census Harvest Data Report 2022 Grove Census Harvest Data Report...Read more

2019 Grove Census Harvest Data Report

October 23, 2019

The 2019 harvest year was a little down on 2018 in terms of tonnage harvested and volume of oil produced. The overall quality of EVOO produced was also a little down on 2018 with 20% of entries in the 2019 NZ Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards receiving...Read more

Esteban Santipolio – Report on New Zealand Visit

December 7, 2018

Members will be interested to read the report received from Esteban  Santipolio on his visit to New Zealand and in particular his observations from attending the Focus Grove Field Days and visits to regional processing facilities. Esteban...Read more

Consumer Surveys

September 20, 2018

Members should be aware that Olives NZ commissioned fairly substantial independent research with consumers, food writers and chefs in May 2018 to better understand attitudes and usage of oils. There was very meaningful data collected and this will...Read more

An interesting and alternative article on Xylella fastidiosa

June 20, 2018

https://charleseisenstein.net/essays/olive-trees-and-the-cry-of-the-land/...Read more

Grove Census Update Reports

May 30, 2016

The following are the New Zealand Olive Grove Census Reports compiled by Olives New Zealand after the preliminary report was done in 2012.: New Zealand Olive Grove Census Report 2014 2014 Actual Harvest Data Report 2015 Grove Census Harvest Data...Read more

Oil Accumulation

March 31, 2016

The following research article may be of interest. Oil Accumulation...Read more

Biennial Bearing in Olive (Olea Europaea)

July 8, 2015

The grove productivity situation in New Zealand is exacerbated by biennial bearing. Research by Shimon Lavee (Biennial Bearing in Olive, 2006) says that “olive trees will gradually start to alternate in their production, unless specific...Read more

Boutique Olive Grove in New Zealand – case study

October 9, 2014

The attached excellent case study was prepared by Professor Howard Sutton, with input from Olives New Zealand, John Dunlop and others in New Zealand.  Titled “A Boutique Olive Grove in New Zealand“, it was presented at the 31st WACRA (World...Read more

Visit to Spain

April 16, 2014

In January 2014 some of our Hawke’s Bay members went on a field trip to Spain. To see their story … Spain Visit for HBONZ 2014...Read more

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