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Visitors are able to taste a wide range of cheeses at no charge every day in each store, and our knowledgeable team are able to help with suggestions for everything from cheeseboards to cheese towers. In Putaruru during the week you can also watch cheesemaking most days.
Whatever you want to learn about cheese, the New Zealand Cheese School is your one-stop-shop, delivering everything from NZQA-approved courses for professional cheesemakers through to team-building workshops.
The New Zealand Cheese School is committed to developing the standards and quality of our nation’s specialty cheese.
We support New Zealand’s producers and exporters of dairy products through a programme of training that encourages excellence and innovation and promotes opportunities to develop national and international dairy markets.
Uniquely, the New Zealand Cheese School operates in conjunction with a commercial cheese making enterprise, with practical course components being delivered in an award-winning, artisan factory.
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