New Zealand Projects

Kiwifruit Grade Standards Training Guide

An A1 sized poster of photographs illustrating export Hayward kiwifruit Grade Standards to assist New Zealand packhouses with staff training.

Services rendered to: ZESPRI International Ltd. 2011 & 2015

Photographic Assignment - Kiwifruit

Photographic series illustrating kiwifruit quality defects used for the OECD publication: "International Standardisation of Fruit and Vegetables – Kiwifruit". 2008

Blemish interpretation poster for 'HORT 16A' (gold) kiwifruit

Services rendered to: Zespri International Ltd

Investigative horticulture

Investigated the cause of a partial crop failure. Adopted forensic horticulture techniques to separate possible natural causes from alleged malicious act.

Photographic assignment

Quality defects of New Zealand export apples & pears for archive library. An assignment of approximately 2,000 photographs featuring pests, diseases and cosmetic faults of apples & pears.

Services rendered to: New Zealand's apple & pear marketing organisation. 

'Training-Orchard' development review - Phase 1 and Phase 2

Services rendered to: Waiariki Polytechnic, Rotorua

Kiwifruit operational standards

A manual of legal requirements. 

Services rendered to: NZ Kiwifruit Marketing Board.

Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture executive staff training programme

Services rendered to: Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.

Kiwifruit grade standards for local and Australian markets

Services rendered to: NZ Fruitgrowers Federation and NZ Kiwifruit Marketing Board.

Photographic assignment

Officical kiwifruit 'Grade Standards' wall chart & archive library. An assignment of approximately 4,000 photographs featuring pests, diseases and cosmetic faults of fruit.

Services rendered to: NZ Kiwifruit Marketing Board.

Job instruction training guides

Seasonal guides covering several crops for instructors of pruning, thinning, picking, grading and packing.

Services rendered to: NZ Iwi Transition Agency (a former Government Department). 

Employment in the export kiwifruit & pipfruit industries

Services rendered to: NZ Fruitgrowers Federation, New Zealand Apple & Pear Marketing Board, New Zealand Kiwifruit Marketing Board.

National pipfruit cost of production survey

A three-month project of five major growing regions.

Services rendered to: New Zealand's apple & pear marketing organisation.Photo of boxes of fruit