Links for Foodies

Farmer 's MarketA must for every foodie in the world. Open every Sunday morning, Hawke's Bay Showgrounds in Kenilworth Road, Hastings.
  
Terraza SaffronLooking for top quality Saffron? Look no further!
  
TeacampaignNew in the marketplace, they only offer one tea, First Flush Darjeeling, at this stage. But it is the best Darjeeling at the best price, be in no doubt.
  
Organic DirectOrganic Direct makes it easy and convenient for customers to make the conscious decision to buy organic. Organic Direct is an online community focusing on developing and growing the New Zealand Organic Industry and driving the sector toward the mainstream. Organic Direct's purpose is to help businesses of all sizes to market and promote their products and services to a niche audience online.
  
Commonsense OrganicsYour serious organic shop right in the middle of Wellington, even with free parking.
  
Deliaro DelicatessenThe Delicatessen at 89 Aro Street in Wellington. Offering a select range of high-quality locally produced food. Exclusively New Zealand made.
  
Attitude FoodsComplement your cooking with tastes from Rosie's Waiheke Island kitchen.
  
Restaurant IndonesiaRestaurant Indonesia offers excellent Indonesian style food on Napier's Marine Parade (since more than 20 years operated by the same family! Their famous homemade condiments are available in shops around the country).
  
Wedding CakesQuakebake doesn't do wedding cakes, but do try this Napier company. Jill and Graham from Tristram Enterprises make a nice Mississippi Mud Cake and create the most wonderful wedding or specialty cakes.
  
Food Hawkes BayA regional food industry cluster initiative set up in 2002, Food Hawke's Bay connects industry, education and research groups with the aim to establish Hawke's Bay as a centre of excellence and innovation in food and beverage. It offers business development and technical advice together with collaborative marketing, networking and special interest groups.
  
Das BackforumNow, if you like baking and you speak German, then have a look at this site. You might just be able to obtain a nice German recipe for those long missed “Dominosteine” or other things like the famous German sourdough breads.
  
Trade AidA good place to start, if you like to find out more about Fair Trade in New Zealand. (Their Fair Trade chocolate bars are to die for.)
  
Around Hawkes Bay 
Hawkes Bay Tourism InformationGeneral information on the region.
  
Deco Affair Tours and "Bertie"Visiting Napier and interested in Art Deco, that's the people to talk to, if you want to do it in style.
  
Art Deco TrustThe "place" in Napier to start your Art Deco experience (great people, great shop with all things Art Deco, great tours and home ot the organisers of the not-to-be-missed annual Art Deco Festivities).
  
Pictures of HBYou have never been to Hawke's Bay? Here you can get a first glimpse.
  
Breckenridge LodgeCombining luxury accomomodation and fine dining from reknowned local chef Malcolm Redmond (in case you look for something vegetarian, Malcolm will happily listen to your dietary request and surprise you with a wonderful vegetarian meal).
  
DineOut (restaurant reviews by guests )This website makes it a little easier to find a nice restaurant in Hawke's Bay or anywhere else in New Zealand. And while you are there, you can post your own review.
  
What else? 
CN NetThe climate neutral network (CN Net): An initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to assist in catalyzing an international response to global warming at various levels of society. Quakebake supports the CN Net.
  
Be the ChangeYou care about Climate Change? You have thought about making a difference? Turn your thoughts into action with "Be the Change".
  
AgriQualityAgriQuality offers a wide range of services including audits and certification for organic producers and growers. The AgriQuality Organic Standard is based on internationally recognised guidelines and is accredited by the world's leading organic organisation - the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM).
  
Go carboNZero®!Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd operates a project to further New Zealand's sustainability by taking care of carbon dioxide emissions of businesses, individuals, products, events... and thereby alleviating climate change.
  
Sustainable FutureThis New Zealand site provides an information portal for updates on what people and organisations are thinking and doing to advance the practice, measurement, reporting and verification of sustainability.
  
AdbustersThis is an astonishing Canadian based website, well actually I shouldn't really make you aware of a website that promotes the “Buy nothing today” -day. But there you go, you better have a look (they make some glorious ads, certainly not mainstream).
  
Understanding PrejudiceWell, what we consciously think might not correspond with how we unconsciously express ourselves. If you like to find out where you are standing, you could try a little test on this site (more than a million people have done it before!) I did the test and found it quite enlightening, but it might not be everyone's cuppa. It's up to you, I just thought some people might be interested to find out.
  
Spare roomGot a bit of spare time, sneak to the spare room for some rummaging :-)
  
Organic ExplorerThis website is New Zealand’s only online travel guide devoted specifically to the needs of the free and independent organic and eco-traveller. Offering useful travel information and listing organic food, eco-accommodation and environmental tourism in one place.
  

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