Crops & Areas Covered

The geographical position and shape of New Zealand means that a wide variety of crops can be grown in a range of climatic conditions.

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Tongariro  
Climate: cool, wet
Main crops: carrots
Bay of Plenty/ Waikato  
Climate: warm, humid
Main crops: kiwifruit, avocado, maize
Gisborne  
Climate: warm, humid
Main crops: vegetables, maize, citrus, grapes
Hawkes Bay  
Climate: warm, dry
Main crops: apples, pears, stonefruit, grapes, potatoes, vegetables
Manawatu  
Climate: cool, wet
Main crops: wheat, barley maize, potatoes