Marie Torr

Not just an apple tray!!

You will all remember the tragic Port Hills fire in Christchurch in February 2017 which was officially declared extinguished after 66 days having destroyed 1645 hectares of land. We were recently contacted by the Christchurch City Council to supply our trays for the post fire volunteer replanting.  You will see in the pictures below sent to us by the Christchurch […]

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Yet another record apple export harvest for Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay is having another record year for apple exports. CEO Garth Cowie said so far an 8.5 per cent increase on last year had been exported, with a record 22,205 twenty-foot containers shipped. “Despite a late start to the season and a shortage of pickers, it has been a record harvest for our local […]

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Zero Waste Pledge

In Hawkes Bay, approximately 69% of kerbside waste could be diverted to recycling or compost.  Making an effort to divert waste from landfill starts with some easy steps. Here at Hawk, we are committed to helping minimise the effects on the environment.   Hawk complies with relevant environmental legislation, regulations and directives to achieve international best practice […]

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An apple a day can ‘stop muscles wasting away’

An apple a day could help prevent muscles wasting away in older adults, new research claims to have shown. A chemical found in the peel of apples can turn elderly people’s muscles into those of a young adult after just two months of treatment, said scientists from the University of Iowa. Their research found that […]

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