Will Hazelnuts grow in the Lake Rotorua Catchment?

Will Hazelnuts grow in the Lake Rotorua Catchment?

25 May 2017

Hazelnuts have the potential to become New Zealand’s biggest and most successful nut crop. If you’re a landowner in the Lake Rotorua groundwater catchment with a little spare space and time, Bay of plenty Regional Council are offering free hazelnut plants as part of a five-year trial to monitor the growth and production of two new varieties.

Take a read of our terms and conditions and fill out an application form if you would like to take part. Applications close 5pm Monday 5 June 2017

Please complete your application form and email it to or bring it into the Bay of Plenty Regional Council offices, 1125 Arawa Street, Rotorua.

If you have any questions please email Contact Stephanie Fraser or call 0800 884 881 x 7587

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