Kellogg Rural Leadership Tai Tokerau Whangarei

Step up in 2021 – do a Kellogg in Tai Tokerau Become a Leader of change in your region Rural Leaders are excited to announce the first regionally hosted Kellogg Rural Leadership programme in Tai Tokerau (Whangarei) next year. The programme will keep the same format as a normal Kellogg Programme. However, the first and … Continued

Garden2Go: a local food startup

Garden2Go is a Dargaville based startup who set up and maintain veggie gardens for local people. They grow their own seedlings and have all their own equipment well as providing local expertise to design the right garden for the site. This is a great benefit for people who want a veggie garden but don’t have time … Continued

Kaipara Kai Hub on the potential of avocados in Kaipara

“Kaipara targets avocado market” Paul Campbell from the Kaipara Weekend Lifestyler recently published a story discussing the potential for an avocado industry in Kaipara . Hub Manager Matt Punter commented on the potential for avocado growing in Kaipara. Read the article in the July 31 2020 issue of the Weekend Lifestyler here:

RNZ’s Country Life visit Kaipara Kai Hub

Earlier this month, RNZ’s Country Life radio show visited Kaipara Kai Hub. Listen to the interview here: Read the article on RNZ’s website here: 


The inaugural FEAST 2020, organised by Savour!NORTHLAND was held towards the end of Matariki this year. While the time to prepare for this local flavour celebration was limited due to the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown, the involvement and enthusiasm from Northland hospitality businesses was very encouraging.   “Before the pandemic hit, we had planned … Continued