HAMILTON GARDENS ARTS FESTIVAL
Hospitality specialists Spoilt For Choice are offering VIP dinner and show packages at four Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival events: Garden Giggles, Sunset Symphony, A Night at the Movies: The Blues Brothers, and Marley. Hospitality packages can also be tailored for other festival events on request.
SUNSHINE AND A PLATE FOOD FESTIVAL
Foodie heaven is coming to town! Celebrate summer’s nounty and local delicacies with friends and family at this annual event in Whakatane. Enjoy cooking lessons, demonstrations, dining experiences and competitions – there is something for everyone.
18-26 February; 8am-5pm
FARM TO TABLE TOUR
Visit producers and providores and sample some amazing local specialties. Enjoy beautiful scenery and some ‘off the eaten track’ treasures. We finish with a two course lunch prepared by a local food hero at a stunning secret location.
Taste of Plenty | Book through website
THE GREAT PUMPKIN CARNIVAL
Over the years The Great Pumpkin Carnival has grown and evolved to include more categories to entre, things to see and do, and more fun for the whole family. Started back in 2009 by Jenny Rowden as an event to celebrate all things pumpkin it promises to be a fun family day out for people of all ages.
Celebrating the artisan producers and home growers in our region, Homegrown Harvest is an autumn food and gardening event at the Waikato Show.
WAIHI BEACH PRODUCE MARKET
Variety of fresh produce and food stalls with a few crafts thrown in, friendly beachy atmosphere.
Each Sunday till end of April (only runs in summer, from Labour Weekend)
9am-noon, Wilson Road, Waihi Beach (opposite Waihi Beach Hotel)
SOUTH ISLAND WINERY TOUR
A tour taking in Nelson, Marlborough and Martinborough. Transport ex Tauranga.
Phone 544 1383
THE GREAT NZ FOOD SHOW VIP MASTERCLASS
Enhance your Great NZ Food Show experience by securing your spot for the exclusive VIP Lounge & Masterclass Package on offer by Spoilt For Choice. The package includes a private masterclass cooking demonstration with NZ’s first MasterChef Brett McGregor.
Claudelands Events Centre
Saturday 13 May
GOURMET NIGHT MARKET
Live music and fresh fare from a myriad of vendors – dinner, desserts, snacks. Bring a blanket and enjoy live music at this family friendly, alochol-free, zero waste food market.
5pm till dark
Friday evenings till end of March
Coronation Park, Mount Maunganui
Meet the producers, artists and chefs. Be inspired by their passion and take home original presents for him, her, the garden and for you!
Every Saturday 9am-1pm
Redoubt Street, Taupo
Hamilton Farmers Market
(including the Hamilton Creative Market)
Every Sunday morning from 8am-12 noon.
Gate 4, Brooklyn Road, Claudelands, Hamilton
Locally grown produce direct from the grower, hand-made artisan food, great coffee and breakfast, quality arts and crafts by local creators. Live music and places to sit under the trees enjoying good company.
Cambridge Farmers Market
Every Saturday morning from 8am-12 noon.
Victoria Square, cnr Victoria Street & Alpha Street
Fresh local produce, lovely coffee and delicious food in the heart of Cambridge.
Every Saturday 7.45am to 12noon Tauranga Primary School between Arundel St, Cameron Rd and 5th Avenue
A diverse range of fresh local produce and locally produced artisan food.