Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in North Island of New Zealand?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in North Island of New Zealand, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name  (see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! And if you know of any farms I missed and want to add a farm, please let me know!   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know!

What's in season in May 2019, and other timely information:

Notes for May 2019:Spring is here! Strawberries and other berries are coming in! See your area's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. And see our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals, such as tomato, corn, and more!

You may noticed the new appearance to the website! Simpler, cleaner and mobile-friendly! I'm rolling it out, page by page over the next 2 months. Everything is still here; such as home canning and freezing directions. You can access it from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

North Island of New Zealand U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by area

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

This page provide listings and links to pick- your- own (PYO, U-pick, upickem, pick-it-yourself) farms in New Zealand, organised by Region and District. Or click here for Farm Markets in New Zealand.

If you have any to suggest or have any feedback about any you have visited, or want to suggest a farm, please email me via the feedback form or suggest a farm form!  And if you own a farm and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!

And if you want simple illustrated, instructions on making and canning (preserving, bottling, freezing, etc.) many common items, like how to make jam, applesauce, apple butter, spaghetti sauce, salsa, fruit pies, freezing vegetables, putting up peaches, green beans, etc., just click here. For tips on picking click here!

Harvest time calendar (tells when crops are available)

North Island

Auckland

  • Clevedon Strawberries - Strawberrues
    291 Monument Road, Auckland, New Zealand. Phone: 64 210 256 9037. Open: From mid-November to mid-January PYO will be available Monday to Friday by appointment only. Limited spaces available so call ahead to confirm. Please call 02102569037 to make a booking. We look forward to seeing you.
  • Danube Gardens - apples
     143 Fred Taylor Drive , Whenuapai, NZ. Tree ripened Golden Delicious and Fuji. in 2018, PYO APPLES $1.50kg. Brief opportunity, usually just one Saturday in March only, from 9am till 4pm. Call for the date  Yvonne 0272991562
  • Garelja Bros Strawberry Gardens - strawberries
    83 Old North Rd, Kumeu, NZ. Phone: 64 9-416 8586. Alternate phone: ph 09 4168586. Open: October. Strawberry fields in Kumeu owned by the Garelja family, open for pick your own in the summer! Check our page for dates you can come pick yummy strawberries.  (ADDED: April 22, 2018, JBS)
  • MacNuts Macadamia Farm and Cafe - Macademia nuts
    Macnut Macadamia Farm NZ, 914 South Head Rd, Helensville 0874. Phone: 09-420 2501. Alternate phone: 021 288 1198. Email: [email protected]. Open: Tuesday-Sunday from 8am-4pm. Directions: About 50 minutes from Auckland along SH16. Follow the signs to Helensville, turn left toward Parakai at the roundabout. Go through Parakai and follow the main road for 11km until you see the sign for MacNuts.  About 50 minutes drive from Auckland City.  MacNuts produce a wide range of macadamia products, which can be ordered online, or purchased at discounted prices from the on-site cafe, just minutes from Helensville and 45 minute drive from Auckland.  Guests are free to wander on our graded paths around the tranquil lakes and orchard. You can see the picking, cracking and preparation of the macadamia products during weekdays. In spring time there is a blaze of perfumed white and pink macadamia blossoms and in summer the water lilies flower. Prebooked guided tours are available for groups. Informative, self-guided tour sheets are available on request for people who prefer to just relax with their family, do their own tour and view the beautiful scenery at their own pace. A guided tour for a very low $5 per person (minimum 12 people) includes a railed walk through the orchard to view the producing trees, processing plant and lakes.
  • Massey Gardens and Orchard Ltd - strawberries,
    45 Fred Taylor Dr Massey North, Auckland 0814. Phone: 649-416-8262. Email: [email protected]. Open: We are open 7 days a week from 9am to 5;30pm. Directions: Massey Gardens is located just 1 km off the end of the northwestern Motorway along State Highway 16. It is only 1 km past the Westgate shopping centre on the right hand side at 45 State Highway 16. Click here for a map and directions. We are open for Pick Your Own Strawberries from 26 December to the end of January, 7 days including all holidays from 9am to 5;30pm. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. Massey Gardens is the home of the world famous "Sweet Red" strawberries so come and see us for a fun-filled family experience and a great day out. We look forward to sharing our farm with you!!!.   Massey Gardens and Orchard is a third generation Strawberry farm owned and operated by the Marinovic Family since 1974. Massey Gardens is famous for producing "Sweet Red" Strawberries "The Worlds Best Strawberries.  Many families mark Boxing Day onwards down for a wonderful day out picking their own Strawberries at Sweet Red Gourmet. At our farm shop you can purchase our Sweet Red Strawberries and enjoy our famous Real Strawberry Ice-Creams, Smoothies and Milkshakes all made from our own "Sweet Red" Strawberries. We have a relaxing family area complete with vintage tractors for the children (or adults) to enjoy and rest your feet. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
  • Sweet Red Gourmet - strawberries
    61 Bradly Road, Helensville, Auckland, New Zealand. Open: We open our farm on Boxing Day every day 9am to 6pm (including all Public Holidays) and close the fields on Waitangi Day (6th Febuary) . Many families mark Boxing Day onwards down for a wonderful day out picking their own Strawberries at Sweet Red Gourmet.  As the farm is over 40ha in size with 20 dedicated strawberry fields, you and your family can easily spend a fun day exploring the farm and finding the yummiest strawberries to pick.Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
  • Phil Greig Strawberry Gardens - strawberries, U-pick and already-picked
    464 State Highway 16, Kumeu, North Island, New Zealand 0862. Phone: 4127329. Fax: 4128151. Email: [email protected]. Open: From December 26 and throughout January a nd early February, Monday to Sunday 9am to 6pm. Directions: 7km from Westgate shopping centre on the left side of State Highway 16. Click here for a map and directions. Pick Your Own Strawberries The PYO season starts 26th December 2018 and runs through to Waitangi weekend, early February. Pick your own strawberries then enjoy a delicious ice cream, gelato or coffee at our ice cream truck or shop.Strawberry sales, real fruit ice cream and smoothie shop open from October 10 to Easter. Payment: Cash, Debit cards.
  • Pick Your Own Mandarins - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, mandarins,
    41 Riverlea Road, Whenuapai, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand 0618. Phone: 0064 9 4161245. Email: [email protected]. Open: May through July on Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Directions: Follow north western motorway to round about at end take 3rd exit on round about which is Brighams Creek Road and just before shops at Whenuapai turn left onto Totara Road then take first left which is Dale Road then take first right into Riverlea Road and you will find us at number 41 which has a gravel drive down a right away driveway. Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. Mandarin fruit for sale - Please call before coming to orchard.
  • Pick Your Own Strawberries Coatesville - strawberries
    114 Sunnyside Road, Coatesville, Auckland, NZ. Contact: message on the Facebook page. Open for pick-your-own strawberries from 24th December, all through January,  every day, 9am-5pm, except for Christmas Day. You're welcome to bring along your own containers but we do have some bags. Pricing TBD, but we charge by the kilo, no entry fee. Looking forward to seeing you all!. Payment: We accept cash only (can do Internet banking)..  (ADDED: February 16, 2019, JBS)
  • Runciman Berries and Emus - Uses natural growing practices, boysenberries
    552 Runciman Rd RD 2 Drury, Auckland, North Island 2578. Phone: 092381808. Email: [email protected]. Open: Late Harvest this year - Farm open from January 15th 2013;  Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 4pm,Closed December 12. Directions: Please get of SH1 at Drury offramp, go 500m into Pukekohe direction and turn left into Great South Road, after 2km turn right into Runciman Road and follow for 3km - 552 is on the left. Please use the second farm entrance. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, only. 
  • Shelly Beach Blueberries - No pesticides are used blueberries,
    Shelly Beach Road RD1, Helensville, North Island 0874. Phone: 094202117. Open: Sunday, from 9 am to 4 pm, January 24 to March 6. Directions: We are about 55 minutes drive north of Albany or Massey, Auckland. Please call to make an appointment and get directions. Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. Please do not come without calling first to arrange a time and to check for availability of fruit for picking. (ADDED: January 20, 2016)
  • Strawberry Corner - Strawberries, restrooms, picnic area
    217 Alfriston -Ardmore Road, RD2 Papakura, North Island, New Zealand 2582. Phone: 09-298 8563. Fax: 09-298 8569. Mobile: 027 475 8468. Email: [email protected]. Ardmore-Alfriston Road, Auckland, North Island. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Di. Directions: located south-east of Auckland 30 minutes from Auckland city, 10 mins from Manukau city in the rural picturesque Ardmore valley. Only minutes from the Clevedon village, See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards . Fresh Strawberry Icecream
  • Troost Family Strawberry Fields - Strawberries,picnic area
    114 Sunnyside Rd, Coatsville, NZ  0793. Phone: 09-415 9552. Open: Decemeber 26th till late January possibly early February, open from 9am till 5pm . Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. Organic strawberries, they allow you to eat while you pick, and they also have homemade jam and marmalade.
    Comments from a visitor on January 11, 2013: "Very helpful and easy place to get strawberries. I was impressed with the service and the friendliness of the people. Excellent experience. "
    Comments from a visitor on December 22, 2011: " they let you pick straight from the bush. You might need to bring your own containers, but they will provide temporary ones and later put them in bags for you., It is huge, so bring comfortable shoes. Also sun block if you don't want to get sunburned."
  • Windmill Orchards Coatesville - PYO apples, peaches, nectarines, pears.
     294 Coatesville Highway, Coatesville, Auckland 0793, NZ. Phone: 08 415 9497. Email: [email protected]. Open: every day from 9.00am with last entry at 4.30pm. Directions: just 5 minutes from Albany village, and only 15-20 minutes from downtown Auckland,. Windmill Orchards is one of the few remaining orchards that welcome families, groups and individuals to Pick Your Own during the harvest season from January to the end of May. All fruit is available at the orchard shop throughout the year - details are listed on our fruit availability page. Our speciality is the most amazing apple juice we make onsite from our very own apples that is renowned for it's flavour. Customers regularly comment, "It is the best juice I have ever tasted", and it surely is.We also sell garden fresh vegetables, organic whole foods, artisan jams, pickles, mustards, honey, specialty breads and many other quality products.
  • Young's Tomatoes Farm - tomatoes, restrooms
    75 Pukaki Road, Mangere, Auckland, North Island 2022. Phone: 092757323. Email: [email protected]. Open: Typical season is late February through April, when in season open 7 days from 10am to 2 pm, see Facebook page for current availability and hours; Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: March 18, 2019)
  • Zaberri NZ Limited - strawberries,
    340 Riverhead Road, Riverhead, Auckland, North Island 0892. Phone: 09 412 8933. Email: [email protected]. Open: We open on the 26th December until early February; Our opening days and hours are 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm (this includes public holidays). Directions: Click here for a map and directions. 26th December - early February;. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: December 23, 2018)

Bay of Plenty (Kawerau, Opotiki, Rotorua, Tauranga, Western Bay of Plenty, Whakatane)

  • Berry Best - strawberries
    1192 Parton Road, Papamoa, Tauranga, New Zealand 3118. Email: [email protected]. Open: Call - hours are unknown.
  • Iona Boysenberry Orchard - Boysenberries
    Intersection of Bell Road and State highway 2, Pamaoa, New Zealand. Phone: +64 7-542 1405. Open: from mid-December, daily from 9am to 5.30pm; Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day. Short Season - Get in early for the best berries! (ADDED: 18 December 2012, from the website)
  • Julians Berry Farm and Cafe - blackberries, boysenberries, currants (red and black), loganberries, olallieberries, other berries, raspberries, strawberries, tayberries,
    12 Huna Road, Whakatane, new zealand 3191. Phone: +64 7 3084253. Fax: +64 7 3084253. Email: [email protected]. Directions: 3kms on the left just before you get to Whakatane from Tauranga or Rotorua Open: Labour weekend end of October to Waitangi weekend early February 7 days a week 8am -6pm except Xmas day. Typical crop availability dates:
    Strawberries - late October to late January;
    Raspberries -  mid-November to late January;
    Blackberries - mid-November to January;
    Boysenberries - December to early January;
    Ranui berries - Late November to mid- December;
    Loganberries - mid-November to mid- December;
    Tayberries mid-November to mid- December
    Payment: Julians Berry Farm and Cafe is a a one stop shop for all your berry needs as well as freshly picked berries, frozen berries, and pick your own berries, we stock products made from our berries including jams, sauces, soaps, moisturisers, and many more. We have a beautiful outdoor sheltered cafe overlooking our farm and serve delicious home cooked meals and berry baking. Our most famous product apart from our lovely berries are the berry ice creams made from our own berries.
  • Out of the blue berry Farm - blueberries
    221 Hamurana Road, Rotorua, New Zealand 3072. Phone: 64 274 242 397.  Open: see their Facebook page. Pick your own fresh delicious Blueberries in A warm relaxed environment. Fun Day out for the family. Will also have pre-picked & delivery options.  (ADDED: May 12, 2018, JBS)
  • R n' Bees - boysenberries, raspberries (red), strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm
    132 Thornton Road, Whakatane, North Island 3192. Phone: 07 3080118. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Sunday, 8am until 5:30pm during Berry season (from mid October until end of February); Monday to Saturday 8:30am until 5:30pm in off season. Directions: On the right, 1.3km from the Whakatane/Matata intersection heading towards Matata. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. R n' Bees (formerly R & B Berry Garden) is under new Ownership. We will bring you the same great tasting and value berries that R & B's were loved for. EFTPOS payment available during berry season.
  • Ruakura Berry - strawberries, blueberriies, raspberries, boysenberries, blackberries
    11 Davison Road Newstead Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand 3286. Phone: 078383105. Email: [email protected]. Open: PYIO starts in October; ice cream shop iMonday - Friday: 9am - 6pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10am-6m. Directions: Corner of Davison Road and Ruakura Road.  We use gluten-free Vanilla Tip Top Ice cream and mix with a variety of berries to choose from.  Dairy-free Ice Cream is also available but a surcharge of $2 occurs.
  • Redwood Lane Blueberries - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries,
    17 Redwood Lane Tauriko, Tauranga, North Island 3171. Phone: 07 5433511. Fax: 075433517. Email: [email protected]. Open: You are welcome all day every day from 20th January until 20th April, around 8am to about 7pm.  $ 10 per kilo to PYO - Fresh Blueberries available. Directions: Our farm is located less than 15 minutes from Tauranga CBD by car. It is just past Tauriko which is on the State Highway going to Hamilton. You can get to the highway from Greerton-Pyes Pa, Bethlehem or via the toll road. Redwood Lane is the First Road on the right past The small Tauriko township about 1 kilometre. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: May 24, 2017, JBS)  
  • Somerfields Berryfruit Farm - Strawberries, blueberries, boysenberries
    1002 Oropi Road, Tauranga, New Zealand 3173. Phone: 4 7-543 1513. Email: [email protected]. Open: October to March, daily 8 am to 5 pm. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards . Somerfields Berryfruit is a local family owned and operated business providing the highest quality fresh and frozen berryfruit.  (UPDATED: February, 17, 2019, JBS)
    Comments from a visitor on December 17, 2012: "They had blueberries,black berries, raspberries and strawberries. Could pick strawberries and raspberries, strawberries were $8 per kg and raspberries were $9 per kg, "
  • Te Puea Orchard - peas, potatoes, beans, apples
    69 Te Puea Road, RD4, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand. Phone: 07 345 5111. Email: [email protected].. Open: Mid December to May. Typical crop availability: Peas (pyo):mid December, New Potatoes (pyo): mid December, Beans (pyo): Beans: from January, Tomatoes (not pyo): February - April/May, Heirloom Fruit & Vegetables available, Apples (pyo): February - May, plus seasonal vegetables and greens. Gate Sales & Pick your Own. Payment: Cash, EFTPOS. (ADDED: February 13, 2013, by JBS)
  • Whatawhata Berry Farm - strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, boysnberry
    1099 Whatawhata Road, Whatawhata, New Zealand 3285. Phone: 64 7-829 3427. Email: [email protected]. Open: See their Facebook page. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.

Gisborne

Hawke's Bay (Central Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Napier, eastern Taupo, Wairoa)

  • Camelot Fresh Fruit Orchard - The owner tells me they no longer do any PYO
    141 Raupare Rd, Twyford, Hastings, North Island, New Zealand 4175. (UPDATED: June 28, 2016)
  • RTW New Zealand Limited - Apples, asparagus, apricots, beans, blackberries, blueberries, carrots, grapes, nectarines, onions, pears, peas, peaches, plums, pumpkins, raspberries, summer squash
    24-412 Whitehead Road, Hastings, North Island, New Zealand 4201. Phone: (0064)21187274. Email us at: [email protected]. We are open January, February, March, April, May, June, July, October, December. Our hours are: Monday to Friday, 7 am to 5 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 7 am to 5 pm. Payment: cash.
  • RubyGlen Orchard - blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, currants (red and black), gooseberries, other berries, raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), strawberries, tayberries,
    92 Powdrell Road Meeanee, Napier, North Island 4112. Phone: 06 8445608. Email: [email protected]. Open: Early December to late March, seven days per week from 8 am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Refer to our website. Click here for a map and directions. Refer website. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards.
  • The Strawberry Patch - pick your own strawberries,
    Havelock Rd, Havelock North, NZ. Phone (06) 877-1350. Email: [email protected]. Open: seven days a week 8.30am to 5.00pm (ice creams close at 4.30pm). PYO Strawberries are available from mid November. Other summer fruits and fresh grown produce from our paddock are available in the shop.

Northland (Far North, Kaipara, Whangarei)

  • Gala Berry – Strawberries, Blueberries
    256 Omaha Flats Road, Omaha, Warkworth, Whangarei, NZ. Contact: Click here for  their contact form.. Open: From Boxing Day 2019 we are open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm (including Public Holidays). Come and pick your own strawberries fresh from the field. Take them home for yourself, friends and family to eat fresh or turn them into a frozen sensation! Make a day of it and bring a picnic! Payment: cash, EFTPOS facilities are also available on site. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
  • Valley Orchard - plums and nectarines
    1079 State Highway 25, Whangamata, North Island, New Zealand. Phone: 078658879.

Taranaki (New Plymouth, South Taranaki, Stratford)

Manawatu-Wanganui (Horowhenua, Manawatu, Palmerston North, Rangitikei, Ruapehu, Tararua, Wanganui)

  • Blue Acres - blueberries - blueberries,
    201 Pohangina Valley East Road, Ashhurst, Palmerston North, North Island 4884 Open: 7 Days a week when crop allows; December 10 am to Late January. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Palmerston North, drive through Ashhurst up Pohangina Valley Road for 8kms. Turn right into Pohangina Valley East Road which is sign posted with 'blueberry' signs indicating where to go. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Pick Your Own, Spray Free, Blueberries. (UPDATED: October 05, 2016)  
  • Delta Gardens - raspberries, potatoes, peas, broad beans, carrots
    151 Walkers Road, Palmerston North, New Zealand 4414. Phone: 64 6-357 1382. Open: Daily, until Christmas; from 8am to 2pm. Come on out and enjoy the experience of PYO.  New potatoes (jersey benne, Nadine). Fresh peas (last patch) Peas $5kg, new potatoes $3kg. Payment: CASH ONLY. Delta Gardens are primarily Flower Growers, with Seasonal Self Harvesting.
  • Kaitieke Chestnut Farm - chestnuts,
    Raurimu Kaitieke Road Kaitieke, Rd2 Owhango, North Island 3990. Phone: 07 866 5852. Email: [email protected]. Open: Pick your own available from 9am until 3pm everyday from the 20th April 2014 until the 3rd May 2014 by arrangement with the owners via email prior to those dates. Directions: The farm is located opposite Kaitieke School, Kaitieke. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Forms a part of the Fishers Track Mountain Bike loop that circles back to National Park. Fantastic rural New Zealand at its best! Plenty of outstanding scenery with views of the mountains and National Park.
  • Marahua Blueberry Farm - Blueberries,
    40 Owhango Road,, Owhango, NA 3990. Phone: (07) 895 4410. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. Marahua Blueberry Orchard in New Zealand was established in 1979, with the planting of five original American blueberry varieties: Atlanta, Burlington, Concord, Dixie and Jersey. The orchard has been organically run under the present ownership since 1993, and boasts of the tastiest blueberries in the world, with the original plantings still in place. It has become a community treasure. WHAT ELSE HAS IT GOT TO OFFER? Set back from but close to Highway 4, and right opposite a ski shop, Marahua has a quiet and peaceful small farm atmosphere, comfortable accommodation close to the Mount Ruapehu ski-fields, numerous walks, the Wanganui River adventures on the doorstep, hunting, mountain biking, trout fishing in the local Whakapapa River , the Wanganui River and Lake Taupo, 45 minutes away and much more. Refer to local attractions. Pick your own berries in the season (January to March) which can be chiller stored and/or frozen for your convenience.
    A visitor writes on July 19, 2013: "the best farm stay in the whole world, I mean it cause I have travelled. We have been there twice so far planning a trip in Oct as well"

Waikato (Hamilton, Hauraki, Matamata-Piako, Otorohanga, southern Rotorua, South Waikato, Taupo, Thames-Coromandel, Waikato,Waipa, Waitomo)

  • Berry Lane Orchard - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, Other fruit or veg, U-pick and already picked, group reservations
    9137 State Highway 2, Waihi, Waikato, North Island, New Zealand 3682. Phone: +647-863-8435. Open: most days 9 am to 4 pm. Directions: West side of Waihi on State Highway 2, opposite Waihi Hire. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: January 20 to March 20; Elderberries also available: February 15 to late March. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: March 12, 2015)
  • Berryfresh - Raspberries,boysenberries and blackberries
    1972 Te Rahu Road, Te Awamutu, New Zealand 3879. Phone: 64 7-871 5805. Berryfresh is the first place to turn for quality grown fruit and fruit products, real fruit ice-creams. Fresh Raspberries,boysenberries and blackberries.  (ADDED: February 16, 2019, JBS)
  • Blueberry Country Ohaupo - blueberries
    397 Jary Road, RD1 Hamilton, Ohaupo, North Island, New Zealand 3881. Email: [email protected]. . Phone: 07 8236923. Alternate Phone: 07 8236925. Open: 8 am to 7 pm 7 days, Closed Christmas day, open all other statutory holidays. Blueberry Country specialises in providing pick your own berries. Come out and pick your own berries for very reasonable rates.  The mid season varieties are now getting ripe. The hot weather we have been having is making the blueberries sweet. If we have your email, we are sending out a special offer for the weekend of the 19th and 20th. We also have a range of blueberry plants for sale for between $15 and $25. These are commercial varieties that perform well in our climate.$9.50 per kg or $8.5 per kg over 10kg. We always endeavour to pick in the heaviest fruiting fields of our orchard.Our fruit is spray free, and like all fruit, tastes best fresh off the bush.Come out, bring your family and friends and make it an outing. Call into our snack bar and enjoy a blueberry icecream or frozen yoghurt. You can also order from our snack menu which includes muffins, toasted sandwiches and paninis. Remember to bring sunblock and a hat, it can be hot out there. Click here for our Facebook page
  • Blueberry Country Ngatea - blueberries
    229 Central Road South, Ngatea, North Island, New Zealand 3881. Email: [email protected].. Phone: 07 8677552. Open: 8 am to 7 pm 7 days, Closed Christmas day, open all other statutory holidays. Blueberry Country specialises in providing pick your own berries. Come out and pick your own berries for very reasonable rates.  The mid season varieties are now getting ripe. The hot weather we have been having is making the blueberries sweet. If we have your email, we are sending out a special offer for the weekend of the 19th and 20th. We also have a range of blueberry plants for sale for between $15 and $25. These are commercial varieties that perform well in our climate.$9.50 per kg or $8.5 per kg over 10kg. We always endeavour to pick in the heaviest fruiting fields of our orchard.Our fruit is spray free, and like all fruit, tastes best fresh off the bush.Come out, bring your family and friends and make it an outing. Call into our snack bar and enjoy a blueberry icecream or frozen yoghurt. You can also order from our snack menu which includes muffins, toasted sandwiches and paninis. Remember to bring sunblock and a hat, it can be hot out there.
  • Blueberry Country - blueberries, already-picked produce, snacks and refreshment stand
    397 Jary Road, Ohaupo, Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand 3881. Phone: 07 8236923. Fax: 07 8236925. Email: [email protected]. Open: Seven days during season 8 am to 5 pm. Directions: Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. Commercial varieties of Blueberry Plants are also for sale.
  • Blueberry Country - blueberries, already-picked produce, snacks and refreshment stand
    Central road, South Ngatea NZ. Phone: 07 8236923. Fax: 07 8236925. Email: [email protected]. Open: Seven days during season 8 am to 6 pm; Orchard and Cafe are open for PYO from early December through summer season to early March at both orchards (Ohaupo & Ngatea). Directions: Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. Commercial varieties of Blueberry Plants are also for sale. Click here for our Facebook page
    A visitor writes on January 23, 2015: "Was fantastic, but take sunblock and sunhats. They have Blueberries, fresh, frozen, Blueberry ice-cream,jam, honey & chutney. Hats & bags for sale and Blueberry ice take home packs , restrooms, gift shop,NO dogs allowed, NO smoking. NO sprays used. "
  • Fruitdale Orchards - apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, strawberries, tomatoes, blackberries
    78 Osborne Rd, RD1, Horsham Downs, Hamilton, NZ. Phone: 07 829 4838. Email: [email protected].. Open: Peak Season: October to March: 8.30am to 6.00pm, seven days a week; Closed Off Season: April ~ September. Directions: signs from River Road North. Strawberries in shop and PYO when available. Peaches in shop and PYO when available. Nectarines in shop and PYO when available. Tomatoes in shop and PYO when available. Blackberries in shop and PYO when available. Apples in shop and PYO when available. Pears in shop and PYO when available. In the farmshop, freshly picked: sweetcorn, cherries, plums, feijoas, and fresh fruit ice creams are coming soon. (UPDATED: February 16, 2019, JBS)
  • Huka Prawn Farm - Catch your own prawns
    Karetoto Rd, Wairakei, NZ 3377. Phone: (07) 374 8474.  Email: [email protected]. Open:  . Prawn fishing catch em if you can and so much more, everything is included in activity pass, memories are free. You have to see it to believe it!New Zealand’s only prawn park offers a fun filled day of entertainment for the whole family. Pack a picnic and towel and spend the day creating exciting prawn memories to last forever. From the minute, you arrive at our entrance you will be amazed at such a place existing in the world. Start by joining our behind the scenes guided tour through the nursery and hatchery, hear about our 30-year history, meet our prawns up close and personal and while you’re there you have to feel the strange sensation of hand feeding the baby prawns. Race up and down our massive new boating lake on stand-up paddleboards, water trikes, and pedal boats. Watch the excitement on your child’s face as you head down our adventure trail trying out all the interactive activities. Feed the trout, battle the family on our water cannons, only the brave tackle the water gauntlets, ending at the kids playground and footbaths. Directions: 10 minutes’ drive north of Taupo, near Huka Falls. You can have the prawns you catch cooked up in the riverside restaurant or take them home and do it yourself. If you book ahead, Mahurangi Oysters north of Auckland near Warkworth take oyster lovers out on their boat, the Shuckleferry. For a few hours, owners Andrew and Lisa teach all there is to know about oysters while guests enjoy freshly shucked delicacies with local beer, wine and juice. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.  (ADDED: December 14, 2018, JBS)
  • Kaipaki Nursery & Orchard - apples, U-pick and already picked
    1309 Kaipaki Road Road 3, Cambridge, North Island, New Zealand 3495. Phone: 07 8279562. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm; No Pick your own in 2014. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions:  On the corner of Kaipaki Road and the Cambridge Te Awamutu Road 3 kilometre from Cambridge. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. We also have a range of small plants including fruiting plants as available. Plums December to February Apples January to June. We use integrated pest management practices.
  • Kuranui Berries - strawberries
    477 Kuranui Road, Morrinsville, NZ.  Phone: 0275 197 688. Email: [email protected]. Open: from October through January. First opened in 2016.
     (ADDED: February 16, 2019, JBS)
  • Lavender Backyard GardenUses natural growing practices, blueberries,
    398 Marshmeadow Rd RD6, Hamilton, North Island 3286. Phone: 027 6128888. Email: [email protected]. Open: The PYO field opens from 26 December every year from 9 am to 5pm; Already picked blueberries starts in early December. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. We are a blueberry and lavender farm. We offer already-picked fresh blueberries, frozen blueberries (all year round), lavender sightseeing, and lavender products. Enjoy everything at once!. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. (UPDATED: November 27, 2016)
  • Matangi Persimmons - No pesticides are used persimmons,
    436 Tauwhare Rd Matangi , Hamilton, North Island 3260. Phone: 07 8295732. Email: [email protected]. Open: From 7 May till 15 June open 7 days 9am to 5 pm; Please ring to check fruit availablity. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Pesticide free fruit available to pick your self from our orchard the season is early May till mid June or whenever all the fruit are gone. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: February 16, 2019, JBS) (ADDED: March 31, 2016)
  • Monavale Blueberries & Cafe Irresistiblue - Certified Organic, blueberries,
    156 Turkington Road Monavale, Cambridge, North Island 3495. Phone: 07 8279456. Fax: 07 827 9485. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monavale Blueberries and Cafe Irresistiblue are open throughout the year; December to March, 7 days, 9am to 4;30pm and April to November, Wednesday to Sunday, 9am to 4;30pm; PYO is generally available from late December to early March. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Monavale Blueberries is situated only 10 minutes drive from Cambridge. Follow the brown road signs from the Cambridge to Te awamutu Road. Pick Your Own organic blueberries is available from Cafe Irresistiblue, which is situated on the orchard. Click here for a map and directions. Pick Your Own organic blueberries is generally available from late December to early March; Please refer our website for exact details. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page.. Monavale Blueberries have a lovely orchard cafe onsite (Cafe Irresistiblue) where you can sit and enjoy great meals, fabulous views and have a true 'blueberry' experience. Organic blueberry products are also available from the Orchard Shop situated at the cafe, including: ice-cream, sorbet, salad dressing, sauce, juice, capsules, liqueur, jam, spread, chutney plus more!. Monavale Blueberries is a BioGro certifed organic orchard (BioGro number 511).
  • The Olde Berry Farm Limited - blackberries, boysenberries, raspberries (red), strawberries,
    205 Morrinsville Road R.D.6, Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand 3286. Phone: 07 858 2968. Fax: 07 856 2405. Email: [email protected]. Open: Pick Your Own typically occurs in December/January; See website for details. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: 2km from the Hillcrest Roundabout between the Cattery and the Vets. See website for more detail or contact us for assistance. Shop: Open from October to March; Pick Your Own: Typically occurs in December to early January. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards. (ADDED: August 01, 2012, & v by JBS)
  • The Strawberry Farm/a> - strawberries
    337 Newell Rd, Tamahere 3283 New Zealand. Phone: 07-859 1380. Open: weekends only in November, December, and January; and every day between Christmas and New Year. Directions: Hamilton area. Entry fee: $3 for children 3-12 years, $4.50 for adults (2019). Take-home strawberries are charged per kilo, seasonally adjusted. Enjoy the whole Strawberry Farm experience by picking your own! To save disappointment, we recommend you contact us to make sure it's open before you come out. We grow the Camarosa variety of strawberry. They're a sweet, large fruit with a good shelf life and beautiful colour, just what you need for your celebratory recipe or fruit bowl. What could be better than being out in the summer sunshine, strolling through a field of strawberries and selecting the freshest, ripest berries yourself? 'Sample' as you pick and take the rest home to share - if you don't devour them all in the car on the way home.
    Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED: February 16, 2019, JBS)
  • Ye Olde Berry Farm - strawberries, raspberries, blackberries
    487 Tauwhare Road, R.D.4, Hamilton, New Zealand 3284. Phone: 64 7-829 5489.  Open: Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday and public hoildays from 9:00am to 5:00pm; Closed Christmas day; open every other day until closing late Autumn. The only farm within the Waikato Region that grows a variety of berries on one property. Get the farm-to-table experience and pick your own this season. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.  (UPDATED: February 16, 2019, JBS)

Wellington (Carterton, Kapiti Coast, Lower Hutt, Masterton, Porirua, South Wairarapa, Upper Hutt)

  • Akatarawa Blueberries - CERTIFIED ORGANIC, blueberries, Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked, picnic area
    1229 Akatarawa Rd, Upper Hutt, North Island, New Zealand 5372. Phone: 027-480-2556. Email: [email protected]. Open: Wednesday to Sunday, from 11am to 5pm; January to April/May (First frost. Directions: We're located in the beautiful Akatarawa Valley. Our property is only a few minutes drive from Upper Hutt. Take the Akatarawa Road turnoff from SH2, Upper Hutt north and proceed 4.5KM to our farm. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Cheque. There are 2 Blueberry farms sharing the same entrance at 1229 Akatarawa Road. Please follow the signs to Akatarawa Blueberries. ur farm is the only Organic pick your own farm in the Wellington Region and has been farmed organically since 1994. Come and enjoy our delicious desserts cafe and then take a picnic to our swimming hole, one of the best in the Wellington region. The adults and children will enjoy the petting zoo with the baby animals. We do not charge an access fee to picnic on our portion of the river. We offer birthday party packages as well as school tours of the farm. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. We grow 16 varieties of berries so you can pick all summer long. We're open for picking from late December until the first frost.
  • BerryHealthy Blueberry Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, blueberries,
    247b Paekakariki Hill Road Pauatahanui, Porirua, North Island, New Zealand 5381. Phone: 04 234 7073. Fax: 0274588986. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for picking updates. Directions: BerryHealthy is 2.47km up the Paekakariki Hill Road heading North on the left hand side. Click here for a map and directions. February to mid April - please check. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, only. Pauatahanui has many other activities to offer, great coffee and Lighthouse cinema, Battle Hill Regional park for walks and nature, the Pauatahanui Inlet for kayaking or learning to windsurf, and award winning fish and chip shop at Plimmerton. In Pauatahanui there is also a pyo apple orchard in March and April, a regional park for walking and mountain biking, a cafe with great food and outdoor village setting, a boutique movie theatre and we are close to the Pauatahanui inlet where you can kayak, there are also b and bs in our area if you need a place to stay.
  • Bluebank Blueberry & Emu Farm - ORGANIC, Blueberries
    1301 Akatarawa Road, Upper Hutt, Wellington, NZ. Phone: (64) 4 526-9540. Email: [email protected].  Bluebank Farm is about 45 minutes drive from New Zealands capital - Wellington - and less than 10 minutes north from Upper Hutt City in the picturesque Akatarawa Valley.  Take a stroll through the wildflower meadow, or Pick Your Own organic blueberries. Have a close encounter of the " Emu" kind or just browse in the shop for blueberries, emu skin care products and meat, blueberry jam, fudge, pottery and hand made candles.  Winter time is the emu breading season with chicks hatching from July.  For more information please call.  Groups are welcome by arrangement and guided tours provided. March. Depending on weather and demand pick your own can last up until the end of April / mid May. Normally, the blueberry season for us goes from the 1st of January until the end of March / mid April. Payment: Cash, eftpos. Our driveay is shared so make sure you keep left and left again to arrive to the farm, the cafe and the swimming hole (reserved during the season for our customers only). Price of blueberries varies throughout the season and we like to keep the price of our organic fruit lower than that of supermarkets. (UPDATED: April 25, 2018)
  • Blueberry Fields Forever - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries,
    971 Whitemans Valley Road Whitemans Valley , Upper Hutt, North Island 5371. Phone: 04 5287581. Email: [email protected]. Open: Opening for the season on Wednesday 9th January 2019, then 7 days a week until the end of January then open Wednesday through to Sunday 9am to 5pm with an evening picking on Thursdays until 8pm. The price is the same as always is $22kg. Directions: From Wellington take Highway 2 for about 20kms until you see a turn off for Silverstream . Ignore the first roundabout at the second roundabout turn right under the train over-bridge and left at the next roundabout. Turn right at the next roundabout past the New World Supermarket along Whitemans Road. Blue Mountains Road is the third on the left after the supermarket. Follow the signs from there. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, eftpos or internet banking. Click here for our Facebook page.. . As seen on the Topp Twins programme. Again lots of beautiful ripe huge blueberries. The blueberries aren't certified organic but I have been using Biodynamic preparations and principles for 20years. The blueberries are $22kg. Carolann has a stall at Thorndon Farmers Market in Wellington by Parliament, Saturday from 8.30am to 12.30pm. I look forward to seeing you all again this year and welcome new faces. The ONLY pyo crops offered are Organic Blueberries.
    (UPDATED: January 04, 2019)
  • Noho Blueberry Farm - blueberries
    7 Heatherlea East Rd, Levin, New Zealand 5571. Phone: 64 6-368 0036. Email: [email protected]. Open: See thier website or Facebook page for seasonal hours. We're a blueberry farm located on State Highway 1, just north of Levin. We sell fresh, spray free blueberries and are available most days for pick your own. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.  (ADDED: May 12, 2018, JBS)
  • Penray Gardens - apples, pears, peppers, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Fresh eggs, gift shop, picnic area
    1199 Statehighway One, Otaki, North Island, New Zealand 5581. Phone: 063645302. Open: Monday 9am to 4;30pm Tuesday 9am to 4;30pm Wednesday 9am to 4;30pm Thursday 9am to 4;30pm Friday 9am to 4;30pm Saturday 9am to 4;30pm Sunday 9am to 4;30pm. Directions: South of the Otaki River Bridge on the Western Side of the Road. Plenty of parking is available. Check Facebook page for current PYO availability. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Also have many varieties of chillies, hungarian peppers, lemons and limes available for picking when in season.
  • Pukeawa Blueberry Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, blueberries, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals
    405 Paekakariki Hill Road Pauatahanui, Porirua, North Island 5381. Phone: 04 2374783. Email: [email protected]. Open: See website for hours of operation; Changes with the weather; Check the website; Updated daily. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: December 30, 2017)
  • Ration Creek Orchard - Apples
    119 Paekakariki Hill Road, Pauatahanui, RD1 Porirua, Wellington, NZ. Phone (04) 2348332. Fax (04) 2341097. Aternate phone: (021) 451756. Apple valieties include Red Delicious, Gala, Royal Gala, Granny Smiths and Braeburn, typically available from late February to June.
  • Waikawa Blueberries - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, restrooms, picnic area (bring your own food)
    123 Waikawa Beach Road, Manakau, Select your area 5573. Phone: +6421712217. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays from 10 am to 4 pm during December, February, March and until mid - April. Directions: From Wellington, drive North on State Highway 1 - drive through Otaki and travel 6 minutes until you reach Manakau. Turn left down Waikawa Beach Road, and we are 800 metres down the road on your left. From Levin, drive South for 10 minutes until you come to the sign for Waikawa Beach, turn right. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Cheque. (ADDED: March 09, 2015)

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Farmer's Markets, Farm Stands and Roadside Stands, Etc.
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)


Local Honey Sources:

North Island

Bay of Plenty (Kawerau, Opotiki,Rotorua, Western Bay of Plenty, Whakatane)

  • R n' Bees - Honey (retail), Raw honeys, Honey from hives on the farm
    132 Thornton Road, Whakatane, North Island 3192. Phone: 07 3080118. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Sunday, 8am until 5:30pm during Berry season (from mid October until end of February); Monday to Saturday 8:30am until 5:30pm in off season. Directions: On the right, 1.3km from the Whakatane/Matata intersection heading towards Matata. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. R n' Bees (formerly R & B Berry Garden) is under new Ownership. We will bring you the same great tasting and value berries that R & B's were loved for. EFTPOS payment available during berry season. Home of 'Our Honey' - delicious spring Rewarewa honey -- loaded with Anti Oxidants, and multi-floral bush blend main crop from our bush sites, with Manuka. Our Honey is filtered, but not heat treated, and full of goodness.

Farm Venues for Weddings, Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

Waikato (Hamilton, Hauraki, Matamata-Piako, Otorohanga, southern Rotorua, South Waikato, Taupo, Thames-Coromandel, Waikato,Waipa, Waitomo)

  • Monavale Blueberries Limited & Cafe Irresistiblue - Wedding Reception, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Classes, lectures or Speakers, School and educational groups, Other Private Parties, Restaurant onsite, Tables and chairs are Provided, Linens and table silverware are provided, Wine, Champagne, & Beer Only, Peach/Nectarine, Apricot, etc. Orchard, CD Player, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, children welcome, No smoking allowed, Vegetarian meals available, handicap accessible, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, school tours
    Corner Turkington & Wallace Roads, Monavale,, Cambridge, North Island, New Zealand 3495. Phone: 07 827 9456. Fax: 07 827 9485. Email: [email protected]. Open: Wednesday to Sunday, from 9am to 4;30pm Closed Monday and Tuesday Contact us if you would like to book your function for hours outside the standard. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Monavale Blueberries orchard and cafe is signposted off the Cambridge-Te Awamutu Road. Click here for a map and directions. Our organic blueberries are available October through to the end of March;. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Monavale Blueberries is a BioGro certifed organic orchard (BioGro number 511). Monavale Blueberries is the largest BioGro certified organic blueberry orchard in New Zealand with 50 acres of certified crop. We are a family owned and operated orchard and offer orchard tours from October through to March, and Pick Your Own from late December through to mid March. During our season we are at the Cambridge and Hamilton Farmers Markets as well. We have also recently opened an orchard cafe and shop - Cafe Irresistiblue.

Farm Bed and Breakfasts (Farm Stays)

North Island

Manawatu-Wanganui (Horowhenua, Manawatu, Palmerston North, Rangitikei, Ruapehu, Tararua, Wanganui)

  • Marahua Blueberry Farm -
    40 Owhango Road,, Owhango, NA 3990. Phone: (07) 895 4410. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. Marahua Blueberry Orchard in New Zealand was established in 1979, with the planting of five original American blueberry varieties: Atlanta, Burlington, Concord, Dixie and Jersey. The orchard has been organically run under the present ownership since 1993, and boasts of the tastiest blueberries in the world, with the original plantings still in place. It has become a community treasure. WHAT ELSE HAS IT GOT TO OFFER? Set back from but close to Highway 4, and right opposite a ski shop, Marahua has a quiet and peaceful small farm atmosphere, comfortable accommodation close to the Mount Ruapehu ski-fields, numerous walks, the Wanganui River adventures on the doorstep, hunting, mountain biking, trout fishing in the local Whakapapa River , the Wanganui River and Lake Taupo, 45 minutes away and much more. Refer to local attractions. Pick your own berries in the season (January to March) which can be chiller stored and/or frozen for your convenience.
    A visitor writes on July 19, 2013: "the best farm stay in the whole world, I mean it cause I have travelled. We have been there twice so far planning a trip in Oct as well"

New Zealand Crop Availability Calendar

 

New Zealand Pick-your-own calendar

October  
November  
December Raspberries, Strawberries
January Apples (early, starting mid-Jan), Blueberries, Melons,  Raspberries, Strawberries, Sweet corn
February  Apples (early), Blueberries, Melons, Sweet corn
March Apples, Some Blueberries (early March), Grapefruit, Lemons, Melons, Raspberries (Fall crop), Sweet corn
April Apples, Grapefruit, Lemons, Melons, Oranges, Raspberries (Fall crop), Sweet corn

May

Apples, Grapefruit, Lemons, Mandarins, Oranges, Raspberries (Fall crop)
June Apples, Mandarins, Oranges, Raspberries (Fall crop)

July

August

 

September

 

 


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