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Teachers in Industry visit to T & G Global

Tuesday | 18 July 2017

This visit will involve a tour through one of the Under Cover Crops facilities on Harrisville Road (approx 1.5 hours), followed by a 30 minute presentation providing insight into the Logistics & Warehousing facilities and related career and training opportunities.

T&G Global (originally Turners and Growers) started over 120 years ago. They are now a truly global business that produces some of the world's safest fresh fruit and vegetables.

T&G is the largest tomato grower and marketer in New Zealand. With over 28ha of state of the art glasshouse facilities.

 

CURRICULUM LINKS may include:

  • Nature of Science : Participating and Contributing
  • Living Worlds: Life Process
  • Nature of Technology: Characteristics of Technology
  • Technological Practice: Planning for practice
  • Agricultural and Horticultural Science | Plant Production; Agribusiness
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Economics
  • Mathematics and statistics | Number and Algebra; Measurement; Statistics; Levels 1-3
  • Physics
  • Science | Living World: Life Process, Ecology; Nature of Science : Participating and Contributing; 1.4; 1.9; 1.10
  • Technology | Technological Practice; Technological Knowledge; Nature of Technology; Construction and Mechanical Technologies; Processing Technologies
  • Putaiao
  • Sustainability practices
  • Technologies
  • Equipment & engineering