Waipapa Block Road – 1.00pm Sunday 14th October 2012
Hosts: Pauline and Bruce
Previously beef and sheep farmers Pauline and Bruce are now trying fruit growing on a much smaller block.
They have avocados and an extensive home orchard with feijoas, citrus, stone fruit and tamarillos and four plastic houses one with passionfruit and one to be planted with tomatoes shortly.
Sustainability is the aim.
How to get there:
From south head north on SH2 out of Tauranga towards Katikati, past Whakamaramara shops and then Omokoroa turn off on the right. Take next left into Esdaile Road – Pahoia School is on the corner. Take first left after the school into Old Highway Road then first right after the one way bridge into Waipapa Block Road. Drive to the end of the road where the entry will be clearly marked.