Kia ora & Welcome to
Kaiaponi Farms

We Grow, Pick and Pack New Zealand’s earliest season apples, citrus, feijoas and kiwifruit on the naturally fertile soils of Tairāwhiti.

Our unique region is home to our orchards and fruit packing facility, white sand beaches, great surf breaks and a world-famous music festival.

Our orchards, in collaboration with other local growers, supply our industry leading post-harvest facility to deliver only the highest quality fruit under our K-Fruit brand. 

Come Grow, Pick and Pack with us …

We’re the Pick of New Zealand’s fruit

We grow New Zealand’s earliest and tastiest fruit and partner with other local growers to achieve K-Fruits market leading orchard results.

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We have a wide range of jobs, excellent working conditions, employee accommodation, all in a region which delivers a great lifestyle.

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We operate the latest technology within our packhouse and coolstores and are continually refining our processes to deliver K-Fruit at its best.

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K-Fruit Produce

Kaiaponi’s K-Fruit is consistently earlier and tastier across apples, citrus, feijoas and kiwifruit.

Our high sunshine hours, fertile soils, advanced technology and passion for fruit is what makes K-Fruit the premium brand it is.

Click HERE to find out how to purchase K-Fruit.
More About Us
Our story began over a hundred years ago on the fertile soils of Tairāwhiti.
To this day, this is where our focus remains.
Live, Work, Play, here in Gisborne

Kaiaponi Farms is only ten minutes from the centre of Gisborne where we have world-class surf breaks, bars and restaurants and a world-famous music festival.

We provide excellent working conditions and on-site seasonal accommodation.

Click HERE to live, work, and play at Kaiaponi.
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