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We have visitors!

December 7, 2018

Last week the gentlemen from the Rotary Club of Christchurch Sunrise paid us a visit and had a tour of the farm and our packhouse out in Southbridge. Led by Graeme Oakley, father of our founder Robin Oakley, they got to inspect all our machinery and crops up close. They loved having a look at…

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Proudly Sponsoring Local Event “Vegefest”

December 5, 2018

Here at Oakleys, we are lucky enough to be able to work with other movers and shakers in our community. Last week we were a proud sponsor of the South Island Vegefest, supplying our golden gourmet potatoes and broccoli for the wonderful event put on by the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple New Zealand 紐西蘭佛光山. Many…

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Harvesting Season is Upon Us!

December 4, 2018

On the farm, we are busy harvesting our tasty spuds. All of our potatoes are sorted by hand not once, not twice, but three times! That way, we make sure that only the best make it into our boxes and onto your plates. It’s just another way we ensure that you enjoy the best quality spud.…

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Sponsoring the Southbridge School 150th Jubilee

November 29, 2018

This last week Oakleys were proud to be supporters of the Southbridge School 150th Jubilee 1868 – 2018 Country Fair and Top Team Challenge. Winners of our top team challenge received the ultimate prize: our Golden Gourmet Potatoes ? Here at Oakleys we love to support our local community. Check out some of the photos of this great event!  …

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Julia and Libby love the spud

February 16, 2018

It was a privilege for our Manager Robin to meet the NZ food bloggers, authors, and beautiful sisters Julia and Libby – thanks ladies for the wonderful support of the Potato Industry. We are so excited that more and more people believe in our vision of healthy eating for better living, starting with the mighty spud! They…

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Prepping and Planting

February 14, 2018

Right now we’re working hard to deliver the best quality produce to kiwis across the country. Take a look at our John Deere tractors after a hard days work preparing the fields!

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New season potato madness!

February 12, 2018

Here at Oakley’s we are beyond excited that our freshly dug new season potatoes are ready to pack into our Golden Gourmet boxes. Why not pop into your local supermarket and get a taste of them for yourself? Photo cred goes out to the big man himself, Robin Oakley.

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Oakley’s Candy Beetroot takeover!

January 15, 2017

We aren’t joking when we say we love our candey beetroot, and our friends at agree! In 2016 we were featured on their website as they shared how they enjoy their candy beets. Our eyes feasted on an image of a yummy Candy Beetroot and Pancetta tagliatelle which looked too perfect for words. Author…

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But carbohydrates make you fat? Don’t they?

January 15, 2017

The humble potato has been given a bad reputation for making people “fat” as they are predominantly a carbohydrate. However, most people are completely backwards about the diet that results in health. They learn, “Don’t eat starches (Like Potatoes), because they turn to sugar, which turns to fat, making you gain weight.” But this is…

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