The Kiwis who want to commit – where they live

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A search to find the New Zealand men and women who least want to stray in their relationships has revealed they’re easier to find in small North Island towns. Paraparaumu (population 25,000), a satellite town north of Wellington, and Kerikeri … Read More

Where to find the best vegetarian pies in New Zealand

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Despite New Zealanders’ fondness for meat pies, bakers are coming up with tasty pastry-filled pies for vegetarians. The annual Bakels Supreme Pie Awards include a keenly-contested section for vegetarian pies and winning a Gold Medal is one of the best … Read More

Where to find the best bacon in New Zealand

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New Zealand’s best bacon is a shoulder bacon produced by a butcher on the Coromandel Peninsula. Thames Valley Bacon was honoured at the 9th annual 100% New Zealand Pork, Bacon & Ham Awards held in Christchurch, winning the 2016 best … Read More

The best ham in New Zealand

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Want to try the slice of ham judged to be the best in the country? Find a way to buy a Manuka honey cured ham from Dunedin’s Akaroa Butchery and Deli on Banks Peninsula. Their champion ham was honoured at … Read More

Where to find the best pies in Auckland

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Aucklanders love their pies – there’s a pie shop on just about every shopping strip and in almost every gas station. In recent years, bakers have added to the range of pies made, with gourmet selections joining the traditional mainstays … Read More