Regional Food Events: Feb/MarchA round up of food-focused events/festivals happening over the next month...
Essence of Tairawhiti, Gisborne A&P Showgrounds, Saturday 27th February
Food is the essence of life and community in Tairāwhiti and this event celebrates it all! Local growers, producers and entertainment plus educational masterclasses, celebrity chefs and local artisan winemakers.
Summer Feast Marlborough, On now throughout Marlborough until April 2nd
A host of delicious food events taking place throughout the Marlborough region from Film + Feast events, Forest Sunday Sessions, Summer Vines and more...
Twizel Salmon & Wine Festival, Lake Ruataniwha, Saturday 27th February
In it's 16th year, will host a day of tasting local salmon, plus beer and wine from a collection of the South Island's best craft breweries and boutique wineries.
Motueka Kai Fest, Goodman Reserve, Sunday 28th February
A celebration of kai with a focus on connecting the Motueka community, building resilience and coming together to appreciate local water, soil, climate and people.
Gindulgence Gin Festival, Christchurch 27th-28th February
New Zealand's original single-site gin festival and indulge in an afternoon of tastings, distiller talks, cocktails, great local food and live entertainment.
North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival, Waipara Valley, Sunday 7th March
The coolest little wine festival is back for 2021, with a host of delicious local wine, food, tunes, family fun, coffee and more.
Southland Multicultural Food Festival, Invercargill, Saturday 20th March
Food stalls and performers from a range of diverse cultures will be the highlight of this gastronomic celebration for those lucky enough to reside in the Southland region.
The NZ Food Waste Summit, Manukau, Auckland, Monday 22nd March,
This summit builds on the work of WasteMINZ’ Love Food Hate Waste Campaign and New Zealand Food Waste Champions 12.3 Food Waste Reduction Map and will explore te whakakore i te moumou kai, mai i te whenua ki te tēpu – food waste prevention from paddock to plate.
Hop 'N' Vine Beer, Wine, Cider & Food Festival, Southland, 27th March
Held at ILT stadium in Invercargill, locals and visitors are invited to experience craft beers, boutique wines and eclectic southern foods at this unique event.
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