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Win tickets to this year's Auckland Food Show and see the Coromandel Food Collective

16 July 2019

We're offering food lovers the chance to win a double pass to the 2019 Auckland Food Show, where some of our local artisan businesses will be showcasing their products on our Coromandel Food Collective stand.

The five exhibitors representing the Coromandel Food Collective this year are Mercury Bay Creamery, Savour & Spice, The Honey Shed, Uncle Dunkles Chilli's, and Corokai.

  • Mercury Bay Creamery,

Mercury Bay Creamery hand-crafts its organic, artisan cheeses from its own milk supply.  Visit the shop, just 1km from the Whitianga township, and you can look through a large viewing window to see the cheeses being made, including camembert, brie, merlot's, manchegos, feta and butter kaze. Cheese tastings are available Thursday to Sunday.

  • Savour & Spice,

Savour & Spice makes New Zealand spice blends, curries, marinades and vinaigrettes by hand and from high quality ingredients. All products are on site  in the historic building called "The Depot" at 715 Pollen Street Thames. Savour & Spice distributes products to kitchens in Singapore, Japan, Australia and beyond.

  • The Honey Shed,

The Honey Shed at 307 Main Rd Tairua supplies locally-produced honey bee products including wax wraps and candles, local produce and fresh food.

  • Uncle Dunkles Chilli’s.

Uncle Dunkles Chilli's produces locally-sourced ingredients to make its wood-fired chilli sauces, slow cooked and smoked in a wood-fired oven with NZ tea tree wood. Flavours include chilli, chilli BBQ, and extra hot chilli sauce. Visit the shop at 20 Black Jack Road Kuaotunu.

  • Corokai

Corokai is an organic, gluten-free, plant-based, food maker based in Coromandel Town and is due to launch an exciting new product at this year’s Food Show.

To enter our competition to win tickets, simply subscribe to our E-Newsletter, which you can do here and tell us where your favourite place to eat on the Coromandel is, and why. You can email your answer to us. The winner will be drawn on July 19.

The Auckland Food Show runs from 25-28 July and is the premier event for food lovers. It is loaded with the latest trends in food and innovative ingredients, so expect to uncover new inspirations while sampling delicious fare.

You can also pick up all the skills you need to cook like a chef at home, with live cooking demonstrations and the hottest secrets being revealed on site.

Tickets are also on sale and can be booked online at For more information on the Coromandel Food Collective and the five exhibitors our Council is supporting this year click here.

The 2018 Auckland Food Show