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Asian vegetables - new poster available

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Download this new resource from the Downloads page on this website - scroll down and choose this poster. Read more about 'Asian vegetables - new poster available'...


Horticulture signs up to prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy

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Horticulture today signed up to be part of the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy Te Puni Kōkiri Excellence in Māori Farming Award, which recognise excellence in Māori farming. Read more about 'Horticulture signs up to prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy'...


Report shows need to protect Pukekohe food hub

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A lettuce costing $5.54 – 58 percent more than today – and a big economic hit to Auckland could be the case if the value of fruit and vegetable production... Read more about 'Report shows need to protect Pukekohe food hub'...


Eat vegetables, fruit, wholegrains, and beans

The World Cancer Research Fund have launched a new report on ‘Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer: a Global Perspective’. Read more about 'Eat vegetables, fruit, wholegrains, and beans'...


Nutrition education resource for year 9 students now available at 5+ A Day

5+ A Day have developed curriculum-linked resources for Year 9 students - read more about it here. Read more about 'Nutrition education resource for year 9 students now available at 5+ A Day'...


Vegetable industry cultivates healthy competition

Four of the finest young vegetable growers in New Zealand will go toe-to-toe in the Young Vegetable Grower of the Year competition in Christchurch on Friday, 18 May. Read more about 'Vegetable industry cultivates healthy competition'...


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Vegetables.co.nz and the 2018 Toque d’Or competition for Tertiary students

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For the 15th time in the 28-year history of the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d’Or student culinary competition, the team from Ara Institute of Canterbury has fought off fierce competition... Read more about 'Vegetables.co.nz and the 2018 Toque d’Or competition for Tertiary students'...


Chef Darren Wright on eating your greens

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At the helm of this year’s judging panel at the 2018 Nestlé Toque d’Or competition will be top industry chef Darren Wright. Read more about 'Chef Darren Wright on eating your greens'...


Celebrity Chef Anton Mosimann OBE set to visit Auckland

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The NZChefs Association has confirmed that Celebrity Chef AntonMosimann OBE will visit Auckland in August this year to judge the NZHospitality Championships taking place at the Logan Campbell Centre,ASB Showground,... Read more about 'Celebrity Chef Anton Mosimann OBE set to visit Auckland'...


Best wishes to NZChefs National Team

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The NZChefs National Team are in preparation for FHA Singapore. They will be presenting their Hot Presented Cold (HPC) Display Table on Wednesday and then will compete in the Live... Read more about 'Best wishes to NZChefs National Team'...


The 38th biennial Worldchefs Congress arrives in Malaysia

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Headliners include Andre Chiang and the ‘Demon chef” Alvin Leung, as well as key speakers from around the world Read more about 'The 38th biennial Worldchefs Congress arrives in Malaysia'...


Call for Entries: Senior Lifestyle Cuisine Competition

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Chefs who work in the Aged Care sector are being invited to show case their talents at this year’s Senior Lifestyle Cuisine Competition. Read more about 'Call for Entries: Senior Lifestyle Cuisine Competition'...


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Kiwi kids can cook - very well!

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One of the world’s most celebrated chefs has given some of our top young Kiwi cooks a day they’ll never forget. Read more about 'Kiwi kids can cook - very well!'...


Nadia says

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Children in New Zealand are missing out on precious family dinnertime as the evening tradition of sharing a meal together becomes more of a luxury than a given. Read more about 'Nadia says'...


healthykids.org.nz has now launched!

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This is a family and whānau friendly space full of fun, free and low-cost ideas to get children eating, moving and sleeping well. Read more about 'healthykids.org.nz has now launched!'...


New 'Easy meals with vegetables' videos and skills cards

In collaboration with the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and the Heart Foundation, vegetables.co.nz have released another set of skills cards and short ‘how-to’ videos in our ‘Easy meals with vegetables’ project. Read more about 'New 'Easy meals with vegetables' videos and skills cards'...


New research reveals mealtime mismatch for preschoolers

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Good nutrition-related behaviours early on can help establish healthy habits for life, but new research shows children are getting different messages about healthy eating from home and preschool. Read more about 'New research reveals mealtime mismatch for preschoolers'...


Nutrition Classroom

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Vegetables.co.nz are proud to supply resources to the Nutrition Classroom at Glen Taylor School in Glen Innes, Auckland. Read more about 'Nutrition Classroom'...


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