Taste Selwyn is back from the 1-31 May and is a celebration of food produced here.
All new dishes have been created by our eateries highlighting fresh ingredients grown in Selwyn.
Learn how to create your own dish by joining a cooking demonstration or producer workshop. Find out more below!
Share a photo with #tasteselwyn and tag @selwyn.nz.
Prizes include a Melton Estate platter and wine tasting amongst the vineyards* and a new range of Taste Selwyn collector tea towels.
*Must be 18 or over to enter
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
To celebrate Taste Selwyn, Selwyn District Council and MHERC (Mental Health Education & Resource Centre are bringing you this popular seminar presented by Dr Julia Rucklidge.
Friday, 27 May 2022
Join chef Lauren Carmichael from Langdale Restaurant and a group of local Selwyn producers for a live cooking demo.
Sunday, 29 May 2022
Keen to learn how to whip up a classic French breakfast?
Saturday, 5 November 2022
The Hororata Highland Games returns on 5 November 2022!
Saturday, 4 March 2023
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Saturday, 6 May 2023
The Hororata Glow Festival is all go for Saturday 6th May 2023!
Shandy’s, made up of Sharon and Andy Howard, started selling sauces, oyster mushrooms, elderflower cordial, pates and pestos in 2020.
Gladfield Malt supplies their malt internationally, exporting to the South Pacific, China, Japan and India and have their own warehouses in Australia.
What comes first, the chicken or the egg? For Dee Oliver and Brendon Albon, their chickens come first. Their small Hororata chicken farm, Little Red Farm is free-range and pasture-raised.
After living in West Melton for 15 years, Lisa and Stephen were ready to explore more of what Selwyn had to offer. They never expected that their next step would be unearthing Selwyn’s white gold.
Firefighter by day, fourth generation Selwyn beekeeper on his days off, Simon Aarts enjoys working with the small black and yellow insects he was once frightened of.
For Wendy and Don Babe, it’s not just about selling their blueberries. It’s about opening their farm gates and seeing the community enjoy the ripest blueberries from over 2,000 blueberry bushes.
Mark is focused on being as sustainable as possible, limiting the amount of spray used and selling their raw milk in reusable glass bottles instead of plastic, saving over 240,000 one-litre plastic bottles.