Vegetables.co.nz is involved in many events during the year to raise awareness of our resources and keep up to date with key industry bodies.  Below are some events:

Coming up in 2020


7 March: Kiwi Kids can cook - Wellington regional heats


4 April: Kiwi Kids can cook - Northland regional heats


6 May: Foodwriters New Zealand, May Market Day, Auckland

TBC Kiwi Kids can cook - Manawatu regional heats

TBC Kiwi Kids can cook - Taranaki regional heats

8 May: Professional Development Seminar for Teachers – Auckland

15-17 May: HETTANZ Conference, Wellington

22 May: Professional Development Seminar for Teachers – Wellington

24 May: Kiwi Kids can cook - Canterbury regional heats

25 May: NZ Chefs Taranaki Salon, New Plymouth

25 May: NSSCC Taranaki / Whanganui regional competition


5 June: Professional Development Seminar for Teachers – Christchurch

6-7 June: NZ Chefs Hawkes Bay Salon, Taradale

6-7 June: NSSCC Hawkes Bay / Gisborne regional competition

8 June: NSSCC Auckland regional competition

10-12 June: NZAIMS Leadership Conference, Auckland

15 June: NSSCC Canterbury regional competition

21-23 June: Fine Food New Zealand – Auckland

26 June: NSSCC Wellington regional competition

26 June: NSSCC Otago / Southland regional competition

TBC: Kiwi Kids Can Cook, Auckland regional finals


3 July: Waikato Culinary Fare

3 July: NSSCC Waikato regional competition


9-11 August: NZ Hospitality Championships, Auckland

10 August: NZChefs AGM

23 August: Kiwi Kids can cook – National Final, Westfield, Manukau

31 August - 1 September: NZAIMS, Specialist Teachers Conference, Christchurch


1 September: National Secondary School Culinary Challenge (NSSCC) Grand Final, Auckland

2 September: New Zealand Culinary Journey (NZCJ), Auckland

19-20 September: Dietitians NZ, Conference 2020, Christchurch

Events already held in 2020

15 February: Kiwi Kids can cook - Ruapehu regional heats

23 February: Kiwi Kids can cook - Central Otago regional heats