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Horticulture Estimates as at 30 June 2000

Horticulture Estimates as at 30 June 2000 - Agricultural Production Survey

Area Planted1 Export Volumes and Values2
March 2001 Year
Area Planted
Change from 1994 Export Volume Export Value

(hectares) % (000)kg $(million)
Fruit and Nuts3
Kiwifruit 12,184 0.1% 230,625.5 588.2
Apples 14,114 -7% 309,632.1 369.1
Wine grapes4 12,665 77% 20,347.5 litres 201.3
Grapes-indoor 30,900 m2 23% 24.3 0.7
Avocados 2,646 92% 6,272.2 26.0
Strawberries 384 16% 1,547.7 14.5
Pears 958 -25% 7,459.4 13.6
Persimmons 384 -7% 1,930.5 8.4
Cherries 535 95% 558.3 7.7
Apricots 759 -10% 1,227.7 7.1
Blueberries 348 -3% 525.3 6.9
Boysenberries 263 14% 1,053.7 5.6
Mandarins 946 53% 879.5 5.4
Blackcurrants 834 16% 612.4 5.0
Melons 316 -16% 622.9 4.2
Lemons 339 29% 1,125.7 3.0
Nashi Pears 186 -56% 391.4 0.8
Oranges 597 -24% 298.1 0.6
Tamarillos 297 -1% 85.6 0.6
Passionfruit 66 22% 33.2 0.5
Nectarines 618 -7% 94.8 0.3
Raspberries 254 28% 78.7 0.3
Feijoas 217 35% 26.1 0.2
Plums 409 19% 19.4 0.2
Peaches 725 1% 40.2 0.2
Grapefruit 117 0%
Tangelos 167 -43%
Blackberries 62 43%
Olives 1,174 N/A
Other fruit 388 -18%
Total fruit 52,927 13%
Nuts 1,517 45%
Vegetables3
Onions 7,044 43% 246 89.5
Peas 7,570 -23% 58,080 72.1
Squash 6,713 -11% 90,323 70.5
Sweetcorn 6,380 15% 24,545 58.1
Carrots 2,460 80% 28,648 21.7
Capsicum 103 -9% 2,797 21.1
Capsicum-indoor 414,548 m2 141%
Asparagus 2,177 -6% 1,485 14.6
Potatoes 11,816 24% 41,191 13.7
Beans-green 773 -7% 3,484 5.9
Beans-indoor 67,200 m2 -26%
Garlic 284 -9% 873 2.1
Lettuce 1,541 51% 277 1.6
Tomatoes-outdoor 723 -70% 157 0.7
Tomatoes-indoor 160 m2 8%
Cauliflower 1,238 5% 188 0.6
Courgettes/Zucchinis 286 34% 502 0.4
Herbs 489 N/A 48 0.4
Cabbages 944 -12% 155 0.3
Celery 126 -22% 77 0.2
Cucumbers-indoor 499,034 m2 107% 20 0.1
Spinach/Silverbeet 462 48%
Mushrooms 406,387 m2 200%
Pumpkin 1,072 -31%
Broccoli 1,943 63% Included in cauliflower exports.
Spring Onions 124 N/A
Kumara 1,211 16%
Chillies 16 N/A
Asian vegetables 194 N/A
Other vegetables 806 -63%
Total vegetables 56,809 3%
Other
Nursery crops 2,050 16%
Nursery crops-indoor 992,833 m2 179%
Other-indoor crops 1,078,969 m2 90%
Other hort. crops 906 597%
Flowers 1,353 16%
Flowers-indoor 248 25%
Land in Horticulture 128,712 28% 1,920.64

1A horticultural census was held in 1994 and 2000. In 1994 the population definition was changed to include only those persons or businesses deemed to be engaged in a farming or forestry activity that were registered for GST. In 2000 the population definition was changed to all identifiable horticultural units on the Statistics New Zealand Business Frame and/or AgriBase, supplemented from volunteered grower lists. For a description of AgriBase see www.maf.govt.nz/statistics/primaryindustries/horticulture/technotes.

2 Exports for the year ended March 2001 are provisional (fob). Note: Export data includes fresh, frozen, dried and preserved fruits and vegetables but excludes juices and highly processed items. 3Exports of wine, including fortified wines, vermouth and fermented beverages, nes.

4Total exports of vegetables, fruit and nuts (including preparations thereof), trees and plants, and wine.

5Shaded areas - no data available or export value less than $100,000.


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