NZ avocado shortage leads to crime wave

Updated August 16 2018 - 4:44pm, first published 4:43pm
A shortage of avocados in New Zealand has prompted criminal gangs to target orchards.
A shortage of avocados in New Zealand has prompted criminal gangs to target orchards.

New Zealand avocado growers are scrambling to keep up with demand as interest in the highly desired fruit continues to skyrocket and organised crime rings target orchards.

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