Waiohiki Olives

Waiohiki Photo Gallery - Capturing the flavour of Waiohiki Olives...

Here are some shots taken around and about our property located near Waiohiki, New Zealand.

Harvesting the olives is either by hand or using our newly acquired shaker.

Harvesting the olives is either by hand or using our newly acquired shaker from GardenWiz Tools...

Waiohiki Olives are picked by hand and pressed on the same day whenever possible

Waiohiki Olives are picked by hand and pressed on the same day whenever possible

A hand-picked basket of Waiohiki Olives about to be taken to the press

A hand-picked basket of Waiohiki Olives about to be taken to the press, which is just minutes away from the trees...

The olives are taken immediately to the press room

The olives are taken immediately to the press for processing

The olives are loaded into a stainless steel hopper for initial processing 

And loaded into the hopper...

Wonderful taste sensations from the New World!

The centrifugal press creates a paste from the olives from which the oil is extracted

Here's the fruit being mixed after it has passed through the grinder...

The Waiohiki Olives Grove at Waiohiki

The Waiohiki Olive Grove at Waiohiki

Olive tree on the boundary fenceline showing the drip-feed water system

Olive tree on the boundary fence-line showing the drip-feed water system

The Waiohiki Olive Grove