Mapua Produces a 616kg Pumpkin

John Mckay has had another successful year, by growing a 616kg pumpkin and taking the title at Mapua Mega Pumpkin Competition, which by my calculations makes it the second heaviest pumpkin grown this year. As well as doing that, he has been doing the media rounds,...
NZ Giant Pumpkin Record 721kg’s

NZ Giant Pumpkin Record 721kg’s

A new NZ giant pumpkin record has been made over the weekend, with a 721kg (1589.5 pound) monster which was entered into the RD1 competition in Whangarei. This was grown by Eve, Jason and Alan Barton, and was grown from the 1724 Harp and crossed with the 1536.5 Van...