Food and wine holidays
Food and wine holidays
We’re of the opinion taste is one of the most important senses to utilise when travelling. Whether it’s uncovering a city’s best hole-in-the-wall eateries, working through “world’s best restaurants” lists or spending a day vineyard hopping, there’s something for every appetite.
Nelson Tasman

Three of the best cafes in Nelson

You won't go hungry while exploring the region at these eateries.


Southland's hero produce celebrated

With frustrated foodies unable to travel overseas, chef Graham Hawkes reckons now is the perfect time to introduce Kiwis to Southland's “star dishes”.

Food & wine holidays

The 10 strangest foods I've ever eaten (and three I'll never try)

OPINION: What's the weirdest thing you've ever eaten? I never know how to answer this question.

Nelson Tasman

Finding our happy place while experiencing the best of Tasman

Find your experience
New Zealand
Rest of the World

Explore our nation's past and natural wonders in a day at Waiuku

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Food & wine holidays

A hidden foodie gem in the Wairarapa

A globetrotting chef has turned her Martinborough home into a gourmet lodge, offering a private dining experience and hands-on cooking classes.

Back Your Backyard

Beer, rainbows and mountain oysters: Five events to check out this weekend

After the recent alert levels “wobble”, events are hoping to get back to normal around the country.

Budget holidays

Airfares from $15 - a budget guide on what to do when you arrive

If you fancy a break but are a bit strapped for cash, Jetstar has announced a new domestic sale.

Food & wine holidays

This is the best food (for travellers) on Earth

OPINION: I know already that you probably disagree with me, just as everyone outside of Japan probably disagrees with me. That's fine.

Back Your Backyard

Fun runs and fried chicken: 6 events to get stuck into this weekend

Get as active as you like, watch some of New Zealand’s top bands, or do nothing but eat fried chicken.

Food & Wine

Free Fergburgers see return of restaurant's famous queue in Queenstown

A record number of hamburgers are expected to have been made as hundreds of locals wished Fergburger a happy birthday.

UK and Ireland

This is the UK's last original booze-free bar; it may not be alone much longer

Britain's last original temperance bar has stood in a Lancashire mill town since 1899.

Food & wine holidays

The perfect meal doesn't exist, but this is as close as it gets

OPINION: Anthony Bourdain, the late chef, TV host and traveller, was always on the hunt for the perfect meal, even though he knew it didn't exist