With a rich Māori history Taitokerau Northland is now home to diverse people sharing many different cultures from across the globe.

It has attracted lifestyle lovers for many years and it’s the people that bring Taitokerau Northland’s food and beverage to life. The volume of flavour and freshness that you taste in food from this region tells the story of its passionate growers and artisan makers, who pour their heart and soul into their products. Get a little closer to the source with these stories from around the region.

Food stories from Taitokerau Northland

Mussels and Fish Tacos

Schnappa Rock harvests bounty from labour of love

If you’ve ever been to Schnappa Rock Restaurant, you’ll know why it’s a favourite of Tutukākā locals and why it’s the place of long-lasting memories of many visitors to the area. Owner Nick Keene and… See more

Pinenut Bakery Bread at Logan McLean

Baking the World a Better Place One Loaf at a Time

When Marta Dobrowolska-Mendak and her husband came from Poland to New Zealand in 2014 on a two-year working visa, they were here to explore the country and have a change of scenery. Basing themselves… See more