Education update

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Ka Ora, Ka Ako | healthy school lunches programme Read more about 'Education update'...

Kiwi Kids Can Cook Final 2020

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The 2020 Grand Final was held at the Seafood School at the Viaduct Harbour, in Auckland, on Sunday 8 November. Read more about 'Kiwi Kids Can Cook Final 2020'...

Edible flowers

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Hearts ease pansy is an attractive edible flower that can be used for garnish. Available all year. Read more about 'Edible flowers'...

Peas Please: Making a pledge for more veg

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Research suggests that eating vegetables benefits both human health and the environment. Read more about 'Peas Please: Making a pledge for more veg'...

Inroducing our new Teacher resources section

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We have a new Teacher resources section on our website - click here or visit the Home page of our website and click on the Teacher Resources tab. Read more about 'Inroducing our new Teacher resources section'...

Crisp and crunchy celery - yum!


White celery, which farmers grew away from the sunlight, was the most common variety, and it is still popular in Europe. Read more about 'Crisp and crunchy celery - yum!'...

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Culinary Professionals

Congratulations to Kiwi chef Sam Heaven

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Kiwi chef Sam Heaven has proven again he's a champion in the kitchen. This time he won the annual Nestlé Golden Chefs Hat Awards fending off 9 other chefs from... Read more about 'Congratulations to Kiwi chef Sam Heaven'...

Culinary Nutrition – trending topic in education

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Many teachers, food writers, chefs and health promoters have spent much of their working lives promoting healthy eating. Read more about 'Culinary Nutrition – trending topic in education'...

NZChefs new National President: Grant Kitchen

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NZChefs is the National Association representing professional chefs, cooks and trainees, patissiers and confectioners from school age to mature practitioners in New Zealand’s most vibrant and demanding industry. Read more about 'NZChefs new National President: Grant Kitchen'...

Update: NSSCC cancelled in 2020 due to Covid19 - now online competition

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The National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge is New Zealand's leading student hospitality competition. Read more about 'Update: NSSCC cancelled in 2020 due to Covid19 - now online competition'...

Weltec student one of the top young chefs in the world

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Dominic Muollo-Gray, a WelTec student, has been named as one of the top young chefs in the world after he placed at the Young Chef Olympiad 2020 competition, held in... Read more about 'Weltec student one of the top young chefs in the world'...

Delicious New Zealand vegetables go so well with wonderful New Zealand Beef and Lamb

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand has announced four chefs who will be their 2020 Ambassador Chefs to act as leaders driving innovation and creativity using New Zealand beef and lamb... Read more about 'Delicious New Zealand vegetables go so well with wonderful New Zealand Beef and Lamb'...

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Massey students create vegetable resources

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Shout out to Massey students in the final stages of their BSc, for their Nutrition communications and promotion resources to increase vegetable consumption. Read more about 'Massey students create vegetable resources'...

Creating healthy food, building healthy families

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Creating Healthy Food, Building Healthy Families: An Evaluation of a Healthy Cooking Healthy Lifestyle Programme in New Zealand Read more about 'Creating healthy food, building healthy families'...

Garden to Table 10th Anniversary

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BOUNTY by Catherine Bell – a fabulous book to celebrate Garden to Table’s 10th Anniversary. Read more about 'Garden to Table 10th Anniversary'...


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Generation X got its name because it was considered to be harder to describe or understand — think “planet X” or “the X factor” — than their much-studied Baby Boomer predecessors. Read more about 'Gen-X'...

A plant-based diet is good for you!

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A growing body of evidence is showing that a plant-based diet could benefit cardiovascular health. A new study strengthens these earlier findings, as researchers find that eating more vegetables, legumes,... Read more about 'A plant-based diet is good for you!'...

Healthy Active Learning

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Healthy Active Learning is a new Wellbeing Budget initiative that will promote and improve healthy eating and physical activity in schools, kura and early learning services across Aotearoa. Read more about 'Healthy Active Learning'...

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