There’s a valley, just out from Havelock North, in the North Island’s Hawke’s Bay named Tuki Tuki….Here you travel along Waimarama Road, underneath majestic Te Mata Peak and past a beautiful winery, and cross the Tukituki River by a red bridge. You’ll find breathtaking countryside and vistas. And a visit along the way - at an impressive shipping container coffee stop, that references that red bridge - shouldn’t be missed.Read More
There’s a place in Hastings, in the North Island’s Hawke’s Bay, to visit for a most delicious weekday lunch, among an orchard and pack-house and alongside orchard workers too. It’s a staff canteen of sorts, a tremendous and classic kiwi food experience, and the sort of food place that makes you feel good to be out and about in the beautiful country that is New Zealand.Read More
Originally added to the website April 2017, added again now - it's that time of year again, we're thinking hot cross buns again...
One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns! So starts the old English nursery rhyme, on the sweet bun we all know as a hot cross bun. It’s a real seasonal food, eaten around now, the Easter season, here and in many other countries. But what’s the New Zealand…Read More