Our guide to the best fish and chips in New Zealand

New Zealand’s best fish and chip shops have been identified through a series of national competitions, revealing the best fryers in six regions. The country’s Best Chip Shop competition reveals a national champion with the best fish and chip shops … Read More

30 top Kiwi sayings that keep it real, mate

Here’s our at-a-glance guide to 30 popular Kiwi words and sayings. Like many English-speaking countries, New Zealand has its own special Kiwi words and phrases which are frequently used in daily conversation. Kiwi words to describe how you feel Good … Read More

Best fish and chips in Southland

Blue cod is a South Island specialty and you might have to be prepared to put in some travel to scoff some of the best battered samples in Southland. Our top choice for a fish and chip experience in the … Read More

Best fish and chips in South Canterbury

One of New Zealand’s top award-winning fish and chip shops is in the South Canterbury town of Waimate. To help identify the best fish and chips in New Zealand, we’ve drawn on many sources including which fryers have taken awards … Read More

Best fish and chips in Otago

Clues to help find Otago’s best fish and chip shops can be found in the national awards used to recognise those using best practice frying methods. To help identify the best fish and chips in New Zealand, we’ve drawn on … Read More

Best fish and chips in Christchurch

Cantabrians are as one-eyed about their fish and chips as they are about their rugby, if the social media pages are anything to go by.  Everyone seems to have their favourite; opinions are often divided. But it’s clear they love … Read More

Best fish and chips in Blenheim

Competition between takeaway outlets in Blenheim has raised the standard of fish and chips but also led to some closures and ownership changes. Two award-winning fish and chip shops stand out, much to the relief of Blenheim residents and visitors … Read More

Best fish and chips in Nelson

When it comes to awards for fish and chips, Nelson punches above its weight. One of Nelson’s leading fish and chip shops featured in the latest industry awards and it’s common for local fryers to look for fresh fish, including … Read More

Best fish and chips in Wellington

Wellington has a reputation for some of New Zealand’s best fine dining but the city can do fast food as well as anyone.  Its access to freshly caught fish landed at the port gives fryers the chance to cook up … Read More

Best fish and chips in Taranaki

Sea, surf and fish and chips – they go together well. The black sands of the North Island’s West Coast provide the sea and surf but they have also drawn plenty of fast food operators keen to look after the … Read More

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