Orchards

Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit Orchards

For the last 3 years Steve Law has managed the Mangatawa Kiwifruit orchards and over the last 2 years has been instrumental in developing a further 9 hectares that will be G3 Gold producing.  This will take our total orchard area up to 30 hectares, 20 Haywood & 10 G3 gold.

The 2017-2018 strategy for the kiwifruit orchards is to cut-over a further 3 hectares of Haywood in the top front orchard and start the next new stage of development of further 3 ha of G3 gold, unless Zespri release another better drop by 2018.

Steve has flagged that due to his own orchard commitment’s he will only be available for the next 2-3 years to help Mangatawa with new developments so Mangatawa will employ a new orchard manager to manage the balance of the Haywood orchards and Steve will concentrate on the new developments of the G3 gold.

 

 

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Committee of Management

The AGM was held on 17 September 2016 and saw Kevin Haua re-elected onto the Committee of Management. Your current Committee of Management are Kevin Haua (chair), Neil Te Kani (deputy), Wakata Kingi, Victoria Kingi and Paula Werohia.

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Education Grants

The 2017 Education Grant applications closed on 17 February 2017. Thank you to all those who submitted applications. We received a total of 35 applications. The applicants can expect to hear the outcome of their application in writing within the next few weeks.

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2016/2017 Dividends and Kaumatua Grants

The 2016/2017 dividends and kaumatua grants (distributed to those aged 65yrs+ upon application) have been paid to those shareholders with known addresses and current bank account details and have dividends owing to them over over $10.00. If you live overseas and we have your postal address, payment will be disbursed to in the new year. If you have any queries, please contact the office.

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