The Kaipara Kai Hub team has been busy getting to know Kaipara‚Äôs community of food producers, landowners and growers. Continuing the success of the Regenerative Agriculture¬†series of events that were held in 2020, we have partnered with Calm The Farm, experts in supporting communities in the transition to regenerative agriculture. About Calm The Farm … Continued

Potential Land-Use Change in the Hokianga and Western Kaipara Region

In 2003, a report was published on Climate, Soil, and Crop Information for Identifying Potential Land Use Change in the Hokianga and Western Kaipara Region   This comprehensive project between Kaipara District Council, Far North District Council, NIWA, Land Research, Crop and Food Research and Horticulture Research identifies potential land use change in the Hokianga … Continued

Introducing: The Good Food Collective

The Good Food Collective is a premium online store that specialises in connecting discerning foodies with the very best food and beverage products that small to medium sized New Zealand producers have to offer. It’s a showcase of the freshest produce, the finest cuts, wholesome and less processed quality products housed within one, easy to … Continued

MADE WITH CARE – A Resource for F&B Businesses

Launching on October 20, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has just announced a global campaign that aims to elevate New Zealand’s unique and authentic food and beverage products, increasing awareness, preference and demand overseas. The MADE WITH CARE campaign is driven by consumer insights and backed by significant investment, the campaign aims to build a … Continued


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