Could nuts be the next big thing for Rotorua? It is an idea that has been described by researchers as "radical" - and one that could bring millions of dollars to the region. There is 5000ha of land in the district suitable for growing nut crops and three farms are investigating how it could work for them. Journalist Samantha Olley looks into how nut crops could benefit Rotorua economically, what it would take to get the idea off the ground - and how they could improve the district's environment.


An idea to bring new edible nut crops to Rotorua is

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