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Kiwis nuts about local vegetables - survey

Most Kiwis want to buy New Zealand fruit and vegetables and believe every item should carry a label showing country of origin, a survey has found. Read more about 'Kiwis nuts about local vegetables - survey'...


Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10 a day, researchers say

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Read the full article here. Read more about 'Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10 a day, researchers say'...


Celebrate National lamb day with New Zealand lamb and New Zealand vegetables

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New resource: Vegetables Your Super Supplements

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We have had such a great response with our Vegetables and Supper Supplements resource so here it is again! Read more about 'New resource: Vegetables Your Super Supplements'...


Summer and sweet corn

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Sweet corn is the perfect accompaniment for a summer meal, so here are our tips on how to make the most of sweet corn season! Read more about 'Summer and sweet corn'...


New Years Resolutions

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It's 2017! How did that happen already? Read more about 'New Years Resolutions'...


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Chefs

Senior Lifestyle Cuisine competition

The  Senior Lifestyle Cuisine competition will be held on 30 July 2017 at the NZ Chefs Hospitality Championship. Diary the date now! Read more about ' Senior Lifestyle Cuisine competition'...


Forum on wheels hits Canterbury

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The infamous Vegetables.co.nz Forum on Wheels recently made its inaugural visit to Canterbury with rave reviews. Read more about 'Forum on wheels hits Canterbury'...


Culinary competitions featured in latest Fresh Inspiration

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Download Fresh Inspiration Issue 21, Summer 2016, from the Resources and Education section, on the vegetables.co.nz website. Read more about 'Culinary competitions featured in latest Fresh Inspiration'...


Silver and Bronze won!

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The kiwi influence is evident in this cold culinary art entry from the New Zealand team. Read more about 'Silver and Bronze won!'...


Best Fine Dining Restaurants

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Best Fine Dining Restaurants – New Zealand* Read more about 'Best Fine Dining Restaurants'...


Winners go to 3 Hat restaurant as part of their prize

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The winners of NSSCC 2016, St John’s College (Hawke’s Bay) students, Sam Heaven and Daniel Moss, had a Degustation fit for our National winning team at Sepia Restaurant as part... Read more about 'Winners go to 3 Hat restaurant as part of their prize'...


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Family

Veggies each day keep the stress blues away

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Psychological distress was measured using the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale, a 10-item questionnaire measuring general anxiety and depression. Usual fruit and vegetable consumption was assessed using short validated questions. Read more about 'Veggies each day keep the stress blues away'...


Vegetable Wordfind Brain Teaser

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 A fun activity for children at home or even in the classroom (and for adults too!). Read more about 'Vegetable Wordfind Brain Teaser'...


Back to school - how to include vegetables into your children’s lunch boxes

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 With school back this week we know there are many parents out there dreading getting back into the routine of packing the school lunch boxes. Children need a healthy lunch box to... Read more about 'Back to school - how to include vegetables into your children’s lunch boxes'...


The natural way to get supplements

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Remember the natural way to get supplements for performance: eat plenty of fresh New Zealand grown vegetables. Read more about 'The natural way to get supplements'...


Papatoetoe family fun day

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Papatoetoe family fun day was held at the Allan Brewster Leisure Centre in Papatoetoe on November 19th. Local children enjoyed a number of fun activities including colouring in our vegetable pages. Read more about 'Papatoetoe family fun day'...


More from The Ministry of Health’s Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people

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To obtain a wide range of nutrients it is important to eat many different types of vegetables and fruit every day. Read more about 'More from The Ministry of Health’s Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people'...


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