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Food festival returns to Tauranga
25 Jan 2023   /

Food festival returns to Tauranga

The First We Eat Festival is returning to Tauranga in March, with tickets on track to sell out.


Hui unites Northland hospitality, food sectors
30 Nov 2022   /

Hui unites Northland hospitality, food sectors

More than 100 Taitokerau Northland hospitality businesses, growers and producers gathered as part of the Food & Beverage Industry Hui at Russell’s The Duke of Marlborough.


Iconic Auckland Eats unveiled
28 Nov 2022  

Iconic Auckland Eats unveiled

The people have spoken and the official list of 100 Iconic Auckland Eats is now live.


Air NZ rolls out gourmet food to regional lounges
22 Nov 2022   /

Air NZ rolls out gourmet food to regional lounges

Air New Zealand is bringing gourmet food to its regional lounges in response to customer feedback about the variety of choices compared to what is offered at larger ports.


…while Marlborough wine & food fest set to dazzle visitors
22 Nov 2022   /

…while Marlborough wine & food fest set to dazzle visitors

New offerings and old favourites are set to return to the 36th Marlborough Wine & Food Festival featuring 30+ wineries and 15+ food trucks next year.


Taste Trail strives towards sustainability
7 Nov 2022   /

Taste Trail strives towards sustainability

Sustainability is a major focus at the 2022 Horowhenua Taste Trail this year, with its 16 producer participants aiming to lessen the food event’s impact on the environment.


Thorp named F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Legend
4 Nov 2022   /

Thorp named F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Legend

Food tourism stalwart Kim Thorp has been crowned the 2022 F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Legend.


Fullers360 partnership donates 90% of leftover food
26 Oct 2022   /

Fullers360 partnership donates 90% of leftover food

The leftover food from the ferry operator’s onboard cafés will go to people in need around Auckland.


Wānaka wine and food fest Ripe returns
25 Oct 2022   /

Wānaka wine and food fest Ripe returns

Otago wine and food festival Ripe will return to the shores of Lake Wānaka on Saturday 18 March 2023 after Covid forced the cancellation of the 2022 event.


Kāpiti Food Fair a sustainable affair for 12k visitors
25 Oct 2022   /

Kāpiti Food Fair a sustainable affair for 12k visitors

About 12,000 food lovers and 250 vendors are expected at this year’s Kāpiti Food Fair in December – and a plan is underway to ensure sustainability is a top priority.


Northland campaign encourages visitors to explore F&B delights
18 Oct 2022   /

Northland campaign encourages visitors to explore F&B delights

Northland Inc has launched a food and beverage marketing campaign enticing visitors to explore the region’s hospitality and indulge in “Long Lunching, Northland Style”.


Glenorchy’s Headwaters to host premium wine event
4 Oct 2022   /

Glenorchy’s Headwaters to host premium wine event

The Headwaters Eco Lodge in Glenorchy will host a two-day event showcasing premium wines and cuisine this month.


Iconic Auckland Eats nominations close soon
30 Sep 2022   /

Iconic Auckland Eats nominations close soon

There are just two days left until nominations close for the annual Iconic Auckland Eats programme.


…but Marlborough food feast back bigger
9 Sep 2022   /

…but Marlborough food feast back bigger

Blenheim visitors and locals will enjoy more space to taste Marlborough food at the Bayley’s Friday Night Feast event this year.


Beervana draws local, international visitors
22 Aug 2022   /

Beervana draws local, international visitors

The 21st annual Beervana festival attracted beer lovers from all around the world to Wellington’s SKY Stadium last weekend.


Matariki challenge serves up BOP feast
5 Aug 2022   /

Matariki challenge serves up BOP feast

The 2022 Matariki Dish Challenge in Rotorua and Bay of Plenty have showcased the best of the region’s storytelling and food, with four winners crowned.


Taste Trail returns after three-year hiatus
1 Aug 2022   /

Taste Trail returns after three-year hiatus

The Horowhenua Taste Trail is returning in 2022 following a three-year hiatus, promising a showcase of some of the region’s most successful family food businesses.


With new venues launching, an opportunity for local food
28 Jun 2022   /

With new venues launching, an opportunity for local food

Large venues around the country are following the lead of Venues Ōtautahi, which has spent the past two years overhauling its supply chain to support local food producers.


“Aotearoa on a plate” – Air NZ’s new menu focuses on local
9 Jun 2022   /

“Aotearoa on a plate” – Air NZ’s new menu focuses on local

The airline is also rolling out new sustainable serviceware, removing around 28 million single-use plastic dishes, knives, forks and spoons.


Wine festival goes online
22 Feb 2022   /

Wine festival goes online

Wānaka food and wine festival Ripe will take place online on 19 March, the same day the cancelled live event was due to take place.


Winetopia confirmed for major centres
18 Feb 2022   /

Winetopia confirmed for major centres

Winetopia is heading to Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch this winter.


Marlborough Wine and Food Festival cancelled again
9 Dec 2021   /

Marlborough Wine and Food Festival cancelled again

Organisers the Marlborough Winegrowers Association said on Wednesday that given staff shortages in the industry it did want to risk the grape harvest, which runs from February to April.


Southland food tourism mecca mooted
8 Dec 2021   /

Southland food tourism mecca mooted

Southland could become a hotbed of food activity under new plans to transform the regional home of Bluff Oysters into a food tourism mecca.


Pounamu Tourism seeks sweet success with new choc shop
7 Dec 2021   /

Pounamu Tourism seeks sweet success with new choc shop

Pounamu Tourism Group has opened what it says is “New Zealand’s most extensive collections of craft chocolate brands”. 


Inaugural Auckland agrifood summit to open in April
17 Nov 2021   /

Inaugural Auckland agrifood summit to open in April

A festival of carbon-zero New Zealand food will run alongside a new event in Auckland next year addressing the world’s agrifood climate challenge.


Otago food & wine fest Ripe returns
15 Nov 2021   /

Otago food & wine fest Ripe returns

Wānaka wine and food festival Ripe is returning after a successful inaugural year.


Food Hui: NZ food tourism starts with the food system
3 Nov 2021   /

Food Hui: NZ food tourism starts with the food system

Developing a deeper engagement with New Zealand’s food system from production to consumption would unlock a greater opportunity to build cross-sector connections between the food and tourism industries.


Eat.Taste.Central tweaked to support operators
17 Sep 2021   /

Eat.Taste.Central tweaked to support operators

The Eat.Taste.Central food and wine month in Central Otago has opened a short window for hospitality and accommodation operators to come on board.


NZ’s F&B story key to tourism recovery – Sarah Meikle
8 Jul 2021  

NZ’s F&B story key to tourism recovery – Sarah Meikle

NZ’s food and beverage industry must build up its story for when international visitors return, says Wellington Culinary Events’ CEO.


New TBOP project aims to showcase regional food offerings
23 Jun 2021   /

New TBOP project aims to showcase regional food offerings

New project framework developed with STAPP funding, aims to continue domestic tourism momentum.


Hawke’s Bay Tourism seeks food and wine legends
22 Apr 2021   /

Hawke’s Bay Tourism seeks food and wine legends

Do you know someone big in Hawke’s Bay food and wine?


New Wānaka venture to showcase local food, chefs
3 Mar 2021  

New Wānaka venture to showcase local food, chefs

New Wānaka-based business Forage & Feast aims to showcase Central Otago’s locally cultivated food and chefs through an “immersive culinary adventure”.


New event to showcase Southland F&B
26 Feb 2021   /

New event to showcase Southland F&B

A new event to support Southland’s hospitality and accommodation sector and boost the region’s reputation as a food and beverage destination will run from 1 April to 16 May 2021.


Tour operator turns to tea for survival
11 Dec 2020   /

Tour operator turns to tea for survival

Closed international borders meant the operator had to find a new way to support themselves. 


Wellington restaurant on Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel picks for 2021
20 Nov 2020   /

Wellington restaurant on Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel picks for 2021

Recognised in Lonely Planet’s Best Native Food category, Hiakai combined traditional Māori ingredients and cooking methods with a contemporary spin.


Marlborough summer feast set for early 2021
12 Nov 2020   /

Marlborough summer feast set for early 2021

Feast Marlborough will feature a series of food and beverage events over summer to help offset the impact of Covid-19 on the region’s economy.


West Coast launches new foodie event
12 Oct 2020   /

West Coast launches new foodie event

Naturally West Coast Food 2020 would run over the month of November and feature signature dishes from local restaurants and cafés.


New wine and food festival for Wānaka
7 Oct 2020   /

New wine and food festival for Wānaka

A new wine and food festival has been announced for Wānaka, taking place over Otago Anniversary weekend next year. 


ATEED launches Auckland’s ‘iconic eats’
28 Sep 2020   /

ATEED launches Auckland’s ‘iconic eats’

A new initiative to boost Auckland’s hospitality sector and build Auckland’s reputation as a food and beverage destination has launched.


Could Taranaki be NZ’s next food tourism capital?
22 Sep 2020   /

Could Taranaki be NZ’s next food tourism capital?

Venture Taranaki is seeking proposals for developing the region as a food tourism destination, as well as any potential product offerings that may be involved within the project.


Hawke’s Bay Tourism’s F.A.W.C! returns in November
4 Sep 2020   /

Hawke’s Bay Tourism’s F.A.W.C! returns in November

Hawke’s Bay Tourism facilitated the F.A.W.C! programme twice a year on behalf of the region’s food and wine industries.


Great South to develop food tourism strategy
1 Sep 2020   /

Great South to develop food tourism strategy

Great South have engaged Eat New Zealand to help develop its regional Food Tourism Strategy.


TCO launches Eat.Taste.Central despite challenges
1 Sep 2020   /

TCO launches Eat.Taste.Central despite challenges

Tourism Central Otago has launched its annual month-long food and wine event. 


Food guides to showcase culinary tourism
20 Aug 2020  

Food guides to showcase culinary tourism

The initiative runs for 12 months and is promoted by Eat New Zealand, a not-for-profit collective, promoting New Zealand’s food stories and its people to the world.