‘No curries’: How Indian NZers experience racism from venues

“[It] constantly reminds you of the fact that you might be an outsider and that you don't fit in."

Cost of fruit and vegetables rises by 10%

This comes as concerns around the cost of living crisis continue to mount.

Price of burgers, coffee increase as food prices rise again

As NZ continues to grapple with a cost of living crisis, food prices continue to rise.

Fruit and vege prices up whopping 18% in a year: Statistics NZ

Food prices have risen 7.6% in the last year - the highest annual increase in over a decade.

Supermarket sector competition 'not working well for consumers'

The Commerce Commission has shared its recommendations to improve competition.

How the Kellogg’s strike affects our Corn Flakes in NZ

From Corn Flakes, Nutri-Grain and Coco Pops, local supermarkets are filled with Kellogg’s products.

Countdown essential workers strike, asking for wages to match rising cost of living

About 800 distribution centre workers want pay increase to match rise in cost of living.

Folic acid will now be added to bread to help prevent birth defects

Folic acid is proven to prevent birth defects such as spina bifida and other neural tube defects.

Restaurants stop service in protest of ongoing staff problems

About 2000 restaurants are switching the lights off and suspending service for two minutes today.

NZ households throw out $23 of food a week each

We’re chucking out 8.6 percent of our groceries each week - mostly fruit and veg.

Bread is not destroying your brain, research shows

Unless you actually have coeliac disease, gluten doesn’t affect your brain function, new research has found.

A study of over 13,000 people has found no link between…

Do you need a freezer in Antarctica? A chef lets us know

Tom Thorpe goes about his job like any other chef, but with one major difference: it's -40C outside.

Restaurants are begging us not to order through delivery companies

Delivery companies can take such a high cut that it's not worth it to open at all.

How to make the best easiest no-knead bread

Re: head of content Anna Harcourt has been making this bread every weekend for the past year, and now flour is finally back in supermarkets, you…

What bread says about our food security

Flour is finally back on the shelves after nearly a month of lockdown. While New Zealand is self-sufficient with milk, meat, fruit and vegetables, it turns…

Vulnerable families are struggling to eat during lockdown

The level four lockdown has been disruptive for every single New Zealander, and we’ve all had to make changes to how we would normally eat and…

Three things you can grow during lockdown without going to a garden centre

Two weeks into the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown people are stuck at home with loads of time but no idea how to use it productively. I decided…

Five tips to shop normally at this abnormal time

It can be hard not to over-buy at the supermarket at the moment. Lines to get in the door can be half an hour long, and…

Why we love 'gross' Chinese food

When news broke that the coronavirus likely originated from a Wuhan wet market (a street market selling fresh produce), Chinese people were immediately demonised in the…


This Wellington startup has a solution for the takeaway containers we keep throwing away
Every Friday, Sarah Booher would bike around the corner to pick up takeaways…

Carving a space for Chinese artists at Auckland's Mercury Plaza

Growing up in Auckland, Ross Liew didn’t think he was brought up Chinese. “But turns out,” he says, “it just didn’t look Chinese or sound Chinese.…

PREP's Coconut Tomato Spaghetti

Natalie from PREP traded in long days on the road as a truck driver for long days in the kitchen as the founder of PREP - a…