Our Services

Our Services

We provide a range of horticultural, technical, packhouse
and coolstore services to our clients. 

Horticultural Services

  • Orchard management and labour supply

  • Spray contracting services

  • Flexible lease or management options

  • Dedicated orchard managers

  • New variety development and ongoing management

  • Kiwistart early harvest programme

  • Pollination services

  • Plastic bins for harvesting

  • Pesticide and foliar products supplied at competitive prices

  • Harvest and freight co-ordination

  • PSA cut out assistance

  • Technical services

Packhouse & Coolstore Services

  • Aongatete 6-Lane Sizer

  • Packing ZESPRI Green &Gold Kiwifruit to Class I, II & III

  • InVision sorting

  • Near Infra-Red (NIR) sorting technology

  • Sinclair tapper automated firmness Analyser

  • Automated soft handling bulk pack fillers

  • Coolstore pool - 50/50 for both Green and Gold

  • Collaborative marketing of Class II, III and local market product

  • Integrated quality management systems ensuring compliance with GlobalGAP, BRC, and other market imposed conditions.

Technical knowledge & expertise

  • Kiwigreen pest monitoring programme

  • Crop estimation

  • Pre-season orchard inspection and crop assessment

  • Full maturity testing and clearance services

  • Detailed packhouse and coolstore reporting

  • Soil and leaf sampling for nutrient analysis

  • Solid and foliar fertiliser recommendations

  • Spray programme recommendations

  • Technical advisory service

  • PSA assessment, monitoring and management assistance

  • Comparative reports

New varieties resources

Aongatete Coolstores are committed to the NZ Kiwifruit Industry and being up to date with the changing times. We have been involved in the exciting new varieties from the earliest opportunity and can offer growers support in the following areas:

  • Budget advice for changeover or new orchards

  • Experienced labour and materials needed for new developments

  • Growing expertise

  • Consultancy services

  • Lease or management options

  • Harvest, packing and coolstorage

  • Great returns

Contact our team for more information on how we can optimise
the performance of your orchard.