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Tui Flower

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It is with great sadness that we share the news that Tui Flower has passed away in Auckland. Read more about 'Tui Flower'...


Healthy food for all forever

The story of New Zealand horticulture, from seed to plate.

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Horticulture election manifesto asks for land and water protection

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Horticulture New Zealand has launched its 2017 Election Manifesto with five key priorities for the new Government, to be elected on 23 September. Read more about 'Horticulture election manifesto asks for land and water protection'...


Horticulture ripe for investment

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World-wide consumer interest in healthy food, growers being early-adopters of innovation, and rapid growth make horticulture in New Zealand ripe for further investment, says Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman. Read more about 'Horticulture ripe for investment'...


Featured: Lucy Corry

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Lucy Corry, a Wellington based foodwriter, has regular columns in Wellingon’s DomPost, The Press, Christchurch and The Waikato Times. Read more about 'Featured: Lucy Corry'...


Momentum Building for Mandatory CoOL

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Engagement with the New Zealand public is clearly showing their desire to have mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) Horticulture New Zealand told the Primary Production Select Committee at Parliament today. Read more about 'Momentum Building for Mandatory CoOL'...


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Chefs

Senior lifestyle cuisine - Three in a row win for local chef

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Local chef Rodney Phillips made it three in a row after winning the top title for the third consecutive year at the annual Senior Lifestyle Cuisine cooking competition in Auckland. Read more about 'Senior lifestyle cuisine - Three in a row win for local chef'...


Toque d’Or 2017

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A team from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology in Rotorua fought off fierce competition from around the country to win the top award in the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d’Or... Read more about 'Toque d’Or 2017'...


Senior Lifestyle Cuisine

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Top chef Marc Soper of Wharekauhau Country Estate to judge New Zealand’s top care home cuisine. Read more about 'Senior Lifestyle Cuisine'...


National Secondary School Culinary Challenge 2017

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Teams of two students from throughout New Zealand will sizzle and sauté their way into winning the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSCC) at the grand final in August on... Read more about 'National Secondary School Culinary Challenge 2017'...


The Wharekauhau Masterclass

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Members of the Home Economics Technology Association NZ (HETTANZ) and Food Writers NZ attended an excellent demonstration and wonderful lunch at Wharekauhaou Estate Lodge yesterday. Read more about 'The Wharekauhau Masterclass'...


Master Class by MacLean Fraser

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As a feature of the HETTANZ Professional Learning Day programme vegetables.co.nz provided a Master Class by MacLean Fraser (Executive Chef of Artisan, the restaurant at the Bolton Hotel, Wellington).  The Master Class... Read more about 'Master Class by MacLean Fraser '...


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Family

A healthy cause for celebration in early learning services

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The Heart Foundation has published a new book Healthy Celebrations. Read more about 'A healthy cause for celebration in early learning services'...


Keeping pre-school kids moving

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Obesity rates in children world-wide are burgeoning, and those attending childcare are more at risk. Now a new Massey University study hopes to discover information that may help design interventions... Read more about 'Keeping pre-school kids moving'...


The Ministry of Health has released a new document

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How We Eat is a review of the available evidence on the effect of selected eating behaviours on diet and body size. Read more about 'The Ministry of Health has released a new document'...


New guidelines and research to support healthier lifestyles

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The Ministry of Health has released two new publications this week that help to support families make healthier lifestyle decisions. Read more about 'New guidelines and research to support healthier lifestyles'...


Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well - Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Young People released today

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The Ministry of Health has today released the updated physical activity guidelines for children and young people aged 5 - 17 years in conjunction with Sport New Zealand and the... Read more about 'Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well - Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Young People released today'...


Vege Up Chinese Meals

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It's that time of year where winter is just around the corner therefore a great time to veg up our meals. Read more about 'Vege Up Chinese Meals'...


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