Posts Tagged ‘ Zealong Tea ’

Pick of the crop

Nov 20th, 2018 | By
Great Beginnings

It seems there are many things going on around here that involve food.  And drink. We rather liked these pics of how freshly handpicked leaves are turned into tea at Zealong.  Leaves are only harvested and processed for about 60 days a year at the estate, so they arranged a special factory visit for new

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Pick of the Crop

Nov 14th, 2018 | By
Missing dog

Speaking of pick of the crop, the spring harvest is off to a great start at Zealong Tea –     And congrats to Carley Bryan, Jayden Bryan and Jay Gardiner from Orini Combined School.  The three competed in the Thames valley champs 2018 at Patetonga.     Jayden Bryan walked away with 2nd place

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Pick of the crop

Jul 5th, 2018 | By
alpaca scarf

The best of a good bunch – and top of the morning to you.  Garden Graphix’s Anthony Skinner caught this mid-winter shot from his studio at Wairere Nursery.     But wait – there’s more! A friend snapped this moving (literally!) shot of cows recently and we couldn’t resist adding it to the collection.  (Just

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John Key opens $8m Zealong visitor centre

Oct 22nd, 2016 | By
John Key at Zealong

  Prime Minister John Key was in Gordonton on Thursday to open the Vista – Zealong Estate’s new $8 million function centre and production plant. Mr Key told guests Zealong Tea’s export potential is significant and its story is one that has real appeal to a global audience. “…the world has an appreciation for high

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Zealong’s demise ‘greatly’ exaggerated

Sep 9th, 2013 | By

Gordonton tea exporters Zealong Tea says rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated after news broke it had sold part of its estate on Borman Rd. Spokeswoman Gigi Crawford says the company had been flooded with supportive phone calls, as well as cancellations for the teahouse on Gordonton Rd. Number 8 Network was in

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In other news…

May 14th, 2013 | By

The NZ Herald ran a nice little piece on local tea growers Zealong, for those who are not familiar with the story, here it is: Tea grower brews plan for success WHEN Tzu Chen first saw camellia trees flourishing in the Waikato, it seeded what could have been viewed as an impossible dream. Chen, an

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