Kiwifruit Strap

''If you are good at your game, there is always opportunity.''

This is the philosophy Braden Hungerford swears by despite Psa destroying his family orchard in 2010.

''I think where we are sitting today it's very positive. I mean some of us went through a harder path than others did, but that is life.''

No one could really complain about where the industry was at the moment, he said.


''It's a high-risk and hard-work industry. If you are not okay with risk and hard work you should not be in the industry.''

Standing in his orchard at Tauranga with workers