Food Drink

Samosas at market

Fiery debate over samosa 'gentrification'

A food market menu has divided opinion.

The raccoon is out of the machine.

Raccoon discovered in high-school vending machine

"He's off to his next adventure."

One shop owner is trying to lead by example.

'Let's leave tarakihi alone': Fish and chip shop owner stops selling most popular fish

"Let that stock level get back up and let's try some other fish."

Watch: New Zealand's Health Star Rating system 'is very broken' - public health expert.

Most packaged food on sale in NZ is unhealthy - report

Only three companies' food was on average, fit to be eaten every day.

A special art exhibition has been set up at Mercury Plaza.

Auckland's Mercury Plaza transformed into art exhibition, months before closure

"There's a special aspect to it for sure and I feel a little bit warm about it."

Watch: Newshub reporters try food from previous E-grade restaurants - these have since been regraded.

Auckland's newest filthiest restaurants named and shamed

Council inspections reveal the horror behind the meals.

Watch: Nicholas Loosley is on a mission to create an inclusive dining environment while reducing food waste.

How convenience culture is killing the fundamentals of eating

Everybody Eats brings back the fundamentals of eating.

"Enthusiasm exceeds evidence."

Medical experts criticise keto diet and its weight loss hype

"Enthusiasm outpaces evidence."

Patrick Lam being presented with his seventh Supreme Pie Award.

The man behind New Zealand's favourite pie

Patrick Lam reveals the secret behind his award-winning pies.

Watch: Looking into New Zealanders' complicated relationship with booze.

Dry July donations top $1 million for first time

Timaru raised more funds than any other town in NZ.

Bananas

US teacher with deadly banana allergy nearly died after pupils hurled the fruit at her

Students were aware of what would happen.

Last year saw New Zealand's first vegan pie awards.

Revealed: Where to find New Zealand's best pies

The 2019 pie awards were held on Tuesday.

Related video: A Reddit thread answered the internet's burning questions about their favourite fried chicken.

Kiwis irritated over KFC's 'sneaky' added charge

"I didn't ask for it, wasn't warned about it, and didn't really need it."

Watch: Recycling - a start, but not enough.

How to live low waste when you ooze waste from every pore

Apparently, I could be consuming a credit card-sized amount of plastic every year. Does this mean I'm not compostable?

Butchers are calling for an investigation into the matter.

Industry shake-up puts butchers on the chopping block

A new move could potentially put butchers out of business.

Watch: Ardern was asked by host Simon Shepherd if she had her eyes on a posting overseas

That's nuts: Artist paints tiny Jacinda Ardern portrait on almond for her birthday

Happy birthday, Prime Minister!

Watch: All the free things you can get on your birthday

Walmart gives two-year-old girl 'Happy Birthday Loser' cake by mistake

Always double check your purchases.

Food Drink

Pro-meat protestors fined for eating raw squirrel in front of children

The animals still had all their fur when the men ate them.

Side by side images of chickens next to Pak'nSave logo.

The reason behind green chicken seen at Bay of Plenty Pak'nSave

Kiwis got into a flap over photos of green chicken at a supermarket. Now we know what caused it.

The green chicken left social media users squirming.

'I wouldn't eat this if they paid me': Green chicken horrifies PAK'nSAVE customers

"I just got campylobacter from looking at this."