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from Apatu Farms.

Career change in 2021!

22 January 2021

Are you looing for a career change in 2021


04 December 2020

A big thank you to everyone involved in our Pipfruit Division!

Introducing our Admin team

11 November 2020

Along with growing produce, our Admin team has also grown!


11 November 2020

Inflorescence (flower cluster) in block A Chardonnay at Omapere


11 November 2020

Did you know Tomatoes are classed as a fruit not a vegetable!


03 November 2020

Early starts rewards our Ag team with what the day will bring

Baby Beetroot

03 November 2020

How many seeds are planted per hour!

Roy’s Hill

03 November 2020

Check our our extremely curious and inquisitive cattle

Introducing – Doug

20 October 2020

Introducing Doug, Doug mows our orchards on a regular basis. Starting in Havelock North and finishing in Puketapu, it takes a total of 61.9 hours to achieve a full round of 3 orchard blocks.


20 October 2020

Apatu Farms also operates a winter lamb finishing platform that works in conjunction with our strategic cropping programs. When our annual crops are harvested, the paddocks are sown with grass seed for pasture.


20 October 2020

Our block A Chardonnay at Omapere has flowered! This is better known as inflorescence, which will soon turn into bunches of grapes.

Introducing – Adam Leach

15 October 2020

Introducing Adam Leach. Adam joins our business as a Machinery Operator for our Omapere Vineyard,

Hawke’s Bay is our home

26 September 2020

Hawke’s Bay is our home. With fertile lands nestled across the Heretaunga plains flanking the Ngaruroro river, we are blessed with rich soils to grow our produce.

Sprinkler maintenance

23 September 2020

Our irrigation branch has been hard at work doing sprinkler maintenance for the season ahead.

Onion planting

15 September 2020

The Ag boys have been busy this week, planting 300 hectares of onion seeds.

New Pip-fruit division

08 September 2020

Our new Pipfruit division has come along nicely over the last month.