In this issue, we remember Patrick Nicholas and Lenny Butler, celebrate the Katikati Innovation Horticulture Project, see the devastation at Tukituki Orchard, and celebrate several new developments in our community.
In this issue, we acknowledge the recent Anzac Day services observed around Aotearoa. We also recount the Miro Berry Growers Field Day, FOMA Business Summit, and the annual Poukai and Environment Court hearings hosted by Whareroa Marae.
In this issue, we acknowledge the passing of Ongare owner Placid Te Aoerere Briggs-Murdoch. We profile an Ongare Trustee, Pua Taikato; recap Te Matatini 2023; and give an update on the Ahu Whenua Trophy.
June 5, 2020
Ongare's new utility shed will soon be up and running. Adjacent to the loading bay, it replaces the sadly-decayed shed which hosted our late Owners' meeting.
March 15, 2020
Many Ongare shareholders are descendants of John Lees Faulkner and Ruawahine. This weekend's reunion (13-15 March) was a great opportunity to meet or catch up with whanaunga from far and wide.
March 4, 2020
It was a great experience hosting the Ahuwhenua Award judges last month. Chairman Enoka did a fantastic job explaining the workings of the orchard to Cath Kingston, Dr Bruce Campbell, Ian Scott, Koroua Abe Seymour and Sarah Luff.
January 25, 2020
A big “kia ora” to the White whanau (Aorangi Bees) for our Christmas gift of their beautiful manuka honey. Koro Enoka Ngatai is ...