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Thursday 17 June 2021

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FFNZ 2021: Four from the floor
16 Jun 2021  

FFNZ 2021: Four from the floor

From those eyeing up new potential food manufacturers to sign, to those assessing the competitive landscape, the Ticker talks to four food sector specialists about what they are looking for MORE »


FFNZ 2021: Gallery – Day 3
16 Jun 2021  

FFNZ 2021: Gallery – Day 3

Hundreds of treats and tipples have been on show at Fine Food New Zealand at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds this week.


FFNZ 2021: Four from the floor
15 Jun 2021  

FFNZ 2021: Four from the floor

From what is said to be the world’s first pre and probiotic soda through to a 100% natural tea bag, the Ticker talks to four companies about what they are doing that is different this year at Fine Food New Zealand.


FFNZ 2021: Gallery – Day 2
15 Jun 2021  

FFNZ 2021: Gallery – Day 2

Day two of Fine Food New Zealand at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds.


Fieldays ready for action
15 Jun 2021  

Fieldays ready for action

Fieldays, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest agricultural event, returns to Mystery Creek near Hamilton tomorrow after a one-year hiatus of the in-person event due to Covid-19.


Fine Food NZ 2021 returns Sunday
11 Jun 2021  

Fine Food NZ 2021 returns Sunday

A smorgasbord of food industry producers, distributors and retailers will file through the doors of Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds on Sunday for the opening of Fine Food New Zealand 2021.


Invite only Feed our Future event starts
9 Jun 2021  

Invite only Feed our Future event starts

The Riddet Institute is today hosting Feed our Future: A New Zealand Sustainable Food Systems Dialogue.


Doors open at new Te Tauihu Plant & Food Research facility
2 Jun 2021  

Doors open at new Te Tauihu Plant & Food Research facility

A new research facility which will unlock deeper opportunities for Nelson Tasman food producers has been opened in Riuwaka near Motueka.


Hort Connections to go ahead in Brisbane as planned
28 May 2021   /

Hort Connections to go ahead in Brisbane as planned

Annual trade show and conference confirmed for 7-9 June despite Victoria lockdown.


Buzz gathers for Apiculture NZ conference
25 May 2021   /

Buzz gathers for Apiculture NZ conference

The 2021 Apiculture New Zealand Conference will see hundreds of beekeepers and others from the industry gather in Rotorua next month after the event was scuppered by Covid-19 last year.


Chocstock tickets on sale
25 May 2021  

Chocstock tickets on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for New Zealand’s first craft chocolate festival with organisers confirming Melbourne chocolate-maker Birdsnake will be at the event.


Bluffies firmly on the menu for sold-out annual oyster festival
19 May 2021  

Bluffies firmly on the menu for sold-out annual oyster festival

As seafood lovers head to sold-out Bluff Oyster and Food Festival, MPI widens testing for parasite found in the region.


HortNZ conference to focus on resilience, recovery
13 May 2021  

HortNZ conference to focus on resilience, recovery

Horticulture New Zealand is putting resilience and recovery at the centre of its annual conference being held in August this year.


Boma NZ’s E Tipu 2021 is a go
11 May 2021  

Boma NZ’s E Tipu 2021 is a go

Described as the biggest food and fibre event of the year, the Boma NZ Agri Summit kicks-off in Christchurch this morning.


NZ AgriFood Week kicks off for 2021
3 May 2021  

NZ AgriFood Week kicks off for 2021

Delegates from around the country are converging on the Manawatu for the 2021 New Zealand Agrifood Week.


Summerfruit NZ opens 2021 conference registration
3 May 2021  

Summerfruit NZ opens 2021 conference registration

Summerfruit NZ has opened registration for the Growing strong – Success in a changing world conference.


The Food Show returns to the capital
29 Apr 2021  

The Food Show returns to the capital

The Wellington Food Show returns to the capital next in May, after being scuppered by Covid-19 in 2020.


NZ AgriFood Week puts alt-protein on the menu
28 Apr 2021  

NZ AgriFood Week puts alt-protein on the menu

Emerging Proteins Dinner event coincides with release of FoodHQ report on alt-proteins.


Boma NZ 2021 summit speakers confirmed
23 Apr 2021  

Boma NZ 2021 summit speakers confirmed

The Christchurch event will feature international and local speakers, interactive workshops, expert panels, cross-sector networking and more.


Marlborough F&B night feast back for 2021
22 Apr 2021  

Marlborough F&B night feast back for 2021

Marlborough Bayleys Friday Night Feast is back for 2021, showcasing the region’s food, wine and other beverages.


Food poverty social enterprise featured in inaugural Māori business event
22 Apr 2021  

Food poverty social enterprise featured in inaugural Māori business event

Social enterprise and food poverty fighter Whenua Warrior is one of 20 Māori organisations featured at the inaugural Tāmaki Makaurau Taki Hua Māori Business Showcase.


No scallops for popular scallop festival
21 Apr 2021   /

No scallops for popular scallop festival

There will be no scallops at this year’s Whitianga Scallop Festival due to a rahui on the collection of the shellfish.


Nominations open for food and wine legends
21 Apr 2021  

Nominations open for food and wine legends

The winners will be announced at the 10th F.A.W.C! Summer Series this November.


Hospitality NZ, NZChefs to host inaugural Hospitality Summit
19 Apr 2021  

Hospitality NZ, NZChefs to host inaugural Hospitality Summit

Hospitality NZ and the NZChefs Association are to host the inaugural NZ Hospitality Summit and trade show in September.


Deer Industry Conference confirmed for Invercargill
19 Apr 2021   /

Deer Industry Conference confirmed for Invercargill

It was the first time the event would take place in two years.


Agtech firms take up sustainability challenge for Earth Day 2021
16 Apr 2021   /

Agtech firms take up sustainability challenge for Earth Day 2021

Agtech firm WayBeyond is taking up the sustainability challenge for Earth Day 2021.


United Fresh to take part in UN’s Food Systems Summit
16 Apr 2021   /

United Fresh to take part in UN’s Food Systems Summit

United Fresh will lead a United Nations Independent Dialogue as part of the UN’s global initiative, the Food Systems Summit.


Apiculture conference to address climate change, honey market
14 Apr 2021  

Apiculture conference to address climate change, honey market

Climate change, international research trends and the changing global honey market to be discussed at the Apiculture NZ Conference.


300+ sit down for first Queenstown Long Lunch
26 Mar 2021  

300+ sit down for first Queenstown Long Lunch

More than 300 people attended the very first Queenstown Long Lunch, providing some much welcomed business for Queenstown Mall venues.


Industry to come together for NZ AgriFood Week
26 Mar 2021  

Industry to come together for NZ AgriFood Week

he big thinkers, innovators and thought leaders in agritech and agrifood will come together for the 2021 New Zealand AgriFood Week, taking place 3-9 May in Manawatū.


Feast Waikato to feature Wintec student lunch event
26 Mar 2021   /

Feast Waikato to feature Wintec student lunch event

A team of second year Wintec Culinary Arts students will deliver the Leading the Way Lunch at Wintec, as part of the Feast Waikato Festival.


First Southern Hemisphere fruit industry event kicks off
25 Mar 2021  

First Southern Hemisphere fruit industry event kicks off

The inaugural Annual Southern Hemisphere Fresh Fruit Trade congress takes place today.


Inaugural Ripe F&B festival gathers 2k revellers
24 Mar 2021   /

Inaugural Ripe F&B festival gathers 2k revellers

Wānaka’s inaugural food and wine festival Ripe drew 2000 festival goers on Sunday 21 March at Corbridge Woolshed.


The Food Show Christchurch makes its return
23 Mar 2021  

The Food Show Christchurch makes its return

The Food Show Christchurch will make its returning this April after Covid saw the event cancelled in 2020.


Boma NZ Agri Summit lineup unveiled
23 Mar 2021  

Boma NZ Agri Summit lineup unveiled

The food and fibre event will be held 11-12 May at the Christchurch Town Hall.


Thousands turn out for Grow Ōtautahi
16 Mar 2021  

Thousands turn out for Grow Ōtautahi

Thousands of people attended the festival at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.


Auckland to host Foodtech Packtech
3 Mar 2021   /

Auckland to host Foodtech Packtech

The event was expected to attract more than 200 local and international exhibiting companies and 4000+ qualified visitors.


Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 30 years
3 Mar 2021   /

Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 30 years

There will be 40 lots of wine, many of which were being specially blended, at this year’s event.


Southland launches food & bev event
26 Feb 2021  

Southland launches food & bev event

Southland will host the Savour the South – Eat Drink Play & Stay event, as the region looks to elevate its reputation as a food and beverage destination.


Auckland hosts NZ’s first food waste summit
25 Feb 2021   /

Auckland hosts NZ’s first food waste summit

New Zealand’s inaugural Food Waste Summit, Te Hui Taumata Moumou Kai o Aotearoa, will take place at Villa Maria Winery on Monday 22 March.


Taranaki looks to the humble avo for opportunities
25 Feb 2021   /

Taranaki looks to the humble avo for opportunities

Venture Taranaki will host its second Branching Out event, Avocados: The Taranaki Opportunity.


Long lunch comes to Queenstown
24 Feb 2021  

Long lunch comes to Queenstown

Ten Queenstown Mall eateries have come together to launch the Queenstown Long Lunch.


Taranaki presents Taste of the World event
23 Feb 2021  

Taranaki presents Taste of the World event

South Taranaki’s Taste of the World multicultural food and music festival will take place on Friday 12 March.


Bad weather, music festival shakes Kāpiti Food Fair turnout
16 Dec 2020  

Bad weather, music festival shakes Kāpiti Food Fair turnout

Organisers say the event will start 2021 with a loss.


Sunsetter Food Festival joins  Summernova line-up
8 Dec 2020  

Sunsetter Food Festival joins Summernova line-up

New Zealand wineries, breweries and popular Auckland eateries will be front and centre of the February event.


Hastings puts local food producers on show
25 Nov 2020  

Hastings puts local food producers on show

Local food vendors will take centre stage at the new Taste of Hastings event being held on December 3.


Food Show takes Auckland this weekend
19 Nov 2020  

Food Show takes Auckland this weekend

The event is finally getting its day, after Covid-19 pandemic postponed its earlier dates


Auckland gets crafty with new beer fest
16 Nov 2020  

Auckland gets crafty with new beer fest

It’s being held in March next year at Spark Arena.


Feast Marlborough calls for summer F&B events
12 Nov 2020  

Feast Marlborough calls for summer F&B events

Feast Marlborough is urging venues, food producers, and event organisers to help each other develop a new series of events.


20k kids take part in Zespri-led initiative
5 Nov 2020   /

20k kids take part in Zespri-led initiative

Twenty thousand children across 250 schools are taking part in a Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Adventure.


Students to promo food producers, outlets in new event
3 Nov 2020  

Students to promo food producers, outlets in new event

The Walking Supper is being held next Monday.


Christchurch’s Vegan Expo returns
29 Oct 2020   /

Christchurch’s Vegan Expo returns

The foodie event did not run in 2019.


Food event announces live music stage
27 Oct 2020  

Food event announces live music stage

The Kāpiti Food Fair is partnering with Coastella to provide musical entertainment for this year’s event.


Auckland Diwali Festival spreads across city
23 Oct 2020   /

Auckland Diwali Festival spreads across city

More than 100 activities and experiences are set to take place at numerous local venues during this year’s Auckland Diwali Festival.


Black Barn Vineyards announces 17th OpenAir event
21 Oct 2020  

Black Barn Vineyards announces 17th OpenAir event

The 17th OpenAir Cinema season will start on 27 December 2020 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North.


Programme launches for virtual zero-waste event
20 Oct 2020  

Programme launches for virtual zero-waste event

The five-day event is being held next month.


Beervana heads to Wellington Airport
15 Oct 2020  

Beervana heads to Wellington Airport

A series of beer tastings from local brewers will be on offer at Wellington Airport from this week through until Beervana weekend on November 20. Visitors to Wellington Airport would MORE »


Kāpiti Food Fair to go ahead
2 Oct 2020  

Kāpiti Food Fair to go ahead

Tickets have gone on sale for the 2020 Kāpiti Food Fair.  The event boasts 250 vendor sites plus entertainment and would take place on Saturday 5 December at the Mazengarb MORE »


More events added to Elemental AKL
17 Sep 2020  

More events added to Elemental AKL

Nine more events have been added to the 2020 Elemental AKL festival line up. The festival would start on 1 October and planned to put Auckland’s food, art and culture MORE »