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Growing Asparagus in NZ

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Join us as we visit Gordon McPhail and find out how New Zealand asparagus is grown.  Watch the full video here. Read more about 'Growing Asparagus in NZ'...


Wild spring weather will affect vegetable supply

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Rain, hail and colder than normal weather will affect the supply of spring vegetables, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says. Read more about 'Wild spring weather will affect vegetable supply'...


Growing Broccoli in NZ

Join us as we visit Kylie Faulkner and find out how New Zealand broccoli is grown. Read more about 'Growing Broccoli in NZ'...


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'...


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Chefs

Mark Sycamore Masterclass at TENZ conference

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During October New Zealand’s Technology Educators (which includes Food Technology and Home Economic teachers) held a conference in Christchurch and vegetables.co.nz hosted an afternoon masterclass with Chef, Mark Sycamore, who... Read more about 'Mark Sycamore Masterclass at TENZ conference'...


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'...


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Family

Talking about childhood obesity

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The Health Promotion Agency has produced six short videos to help health professionals have conversations about childhood obesity.  Led by Raising Healthy Kids’ Clinical Champion for Childhood Obesity Hayden McRobbie,... Read more about 'Talking about childhood obesity'...


Fruit, vegetable, and legume intake, and cardiovascular disease and deaths

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A recent study has shown that higher total fruit, vegetable, and legume intake was inversely associated with major cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarction, cardiovascular mortality, non-cardiovascular mortality, and total mortality in... Read more about 'Fruit, vegetable, and legume intake, and cardiovascular disease and deaths '...


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'...


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