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A Taco Truck in your kitchen

Sunday, 5 July 2015, 10:56 pm | Pead PR

For the past eight months, the talented duo from one of New Zealand’s most successful food trucks - The Lucky Taco - has been working behind the scenes on a KickStarter campaign in a bid to raise $100,000 for their latest venture. More >>

My Food Bag Partners with TV3’s MasterChef New Zealand

Friday, 3 July 2015, 9:59 am | Pead PR

Nadia Lim returns with My Food Bag to the TV programme that helped launch her career One of New Zealand’s winning MasterChefs is re-establishing her association with the popular TV cooking programme that went a long way to building her career. With ... More >>

Café Competition Adds Sweeteners

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 11:56 am | Pead PR

New criteria and more prizes in fourth year New Zealand’s popular Café of the Year award is sweetening up the competition with changes to the structure and prizes of the awards. It’s the fourth year of the Restaurant Association of New Zealand ... More >>

Beer masterclass for women

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 9:54 am | Pead PR

Ladies. Do you sometimes feel left out of the conversation when it turns to craft beer? Well now’s your chance to be a star of the scuttlebutt. More >>

Eden Park Starts Search for new CEO

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 2:52 pm | Pead PR

Eden Park Starts Search for new CEO Chairman of the Eden Park Trust, Doug McKay, today announced that the Park had commenced a search process for a new CEO following the resignation of incumbent CEO David Kennedy to take up a position in Ngai Tahu ... More >>

MASU's Trophy Cabinet in Growth Mode

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 11:03 am | Pead PR

MASU's Trophy Cabinet in Growth Mode Nic Watt and his team at Federal Street restaurant MASU have plenty to celebrate this week. They’ve picked up several new awards across food, wine and architecture to add to their already impressive collection. On Sunday ... More >>

Lewisham Awards Announced

Monday, 8 June 2015, 9:21 am | Pead PR

Hospitality industry salutes its peers Peer recognition is probably the most valuable accolade in any industry. But probably no more so than in hospitality. And hospitality has last night (June 7) acknowledged the prowess of its sociable competitors with ... More >>

France to get a sophisticated taste of Kiwi

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 10:01 am | Pead PR

France to get a sophisticated taste of Kiwi Chef Nick Honeyman is living his ambition to chase the sun cooking in summer restaurants around the world. The celebrated chef has announced he is moving to France for two months to cook at and manage Le Petit ... More >>

Berlin White launches at 16 TUN

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 11:21 am | Pead PR

8 May 15 Berlin White launches at 16 TUN Hippy Berliner may sound like a contradiction in terms given the legacy of the words - but those who know 8 Wired brewer Soren Eriksen will hardly be surprised. Renowned for his can-do attitude and creative beer ... More >>

NZ Top 40 Celebrates the Big 40

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 10:44 am | Pead PR

Not only is the month of May NZ Music Month, this year it also marks the ruby anniversary of The Official NZ Top 40 Music Charts. More >>

Tuis Calling All NZ Musicians

Monday, 25 May 2015, 3:18 pm | Pead PR

It’s that time of year again to celebrate all that’s great about Kiwi music – nominations for the country’s biggest night in music officially open today (25 May). More >>

Top country music winners announced

Monday, 25 May 2015, 9:44 am | Pead PR

Tami Neilson’s Dynamite! is the nation’s Best Country Music Album for 2015, while Kaylee Bell and Jared Porter’s Pieces is the Best County Music Song. More >>

New face to revamp viaduct hotspot

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 12:04 pm | Pead PR

Viaduct venue Lenin is set for a revamp later this year – but Auckland party-goers can be assured it will retain its reputation as a nightlife hotspot. The remodel, rename and refocus for Lenin is being led by Shane McDonagh who has joined owner ... More >>

Big data comes of age for New Zealand businesses

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 10:41 am | Pead PR

Big data comes of age for New Zealand businesses Resource capability still the biggest hurdle in understanding data collections More than two-thirds (69%) of IT decision makers from New Zealand businesses believe that data analytics are important to their ... More >>

Top Māori musicians perform to raise funds for music therapy

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 9:32 am | Pead PR

Smashproof, Seth Haapu, Maisey Rika and Moana & The Tribe join more than 25 of New Zealand’s favourite Māori musicians to perform a series of shows raising money for Auckland’s Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre (RMTC). More >>

MASU dishes up winter wine series

Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:51 am | Pead PR

Great wines coupled with new food thoughts from celebrated chef Nic Watt could be on your MASU menu this winter – but you’ll need to be quick because there are only 17 seats at the table. More >>

Ōra King Helps Raise $24,000 for Local Charity

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 11:17 am | Pead PR

Charity lunch a huge success in Blenheim Ōra King has helped raise more than $24,000 at a special charity lunch on May 3 in aid of Kaipupu Point Sounds Wildlife Sanctuary . More than 50 guests dined on a four course lunch created by Ōra King ambassador ... More >>

A Recipe for Success as Muffin Break And Plunket Team up

Monday, 4 May 2015, 12:27 pm | Pead PR

Two of New Zealand’s most popular family institutions, Muffin Break and Plunket, have teamed up to support Kiwi families. The national sponsorship agreement announced today sees Muffin Break providing much needed funds to support Plunket’s community ... More >>

Sibling cooks are number one book sellers

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 4:43 pm | Pead PR

Kiwi cooks have a crush on For the Love of… , the newly released cookbook self-published by MasterChef 2014 winners Karena and Kasey Bird. More >>

Council abandons its responsibility

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 3:58 pm | Pead PR

The push for a compromise on Ports of Auckland’s Bledisloe Wharf extensions is nothing short of a one-fingered salute to the people of Auckland. More >>