New Zealand

South Island

Ben Ohau Road Cheese

  • 47 Ben Ohau Rd, Ben Ohau 7999, New Zealand
  • www.benohauroadcheese.co.nz/
  • Chris & Sarah’s Tips: A hidden gem for foodies in beautiful Twizel. We had a great time here with the owner Matt who makes artisan cheese in an off-the-grid, sustainable shipping container immersed in breathtaking nature. A definite stop if in the Mount Cook area.

Bespoke Kitchen

  • 9 Isle street, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • www.facebook.com/pg/Bespokekitchenqueenstown
  • Chris & Sarah’s Tips: Amazing cafe with breathtaking views of Queenstown. This cafe has gluten-free, vegetarian, and dairy-free options! Amazing brekky served here!

The Good Earth Cafe

  • 765 Cumberland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • www.thegoodearthcafe.co.nz/
  • Chris & Sarah’s Tips: Great cafe near the University of Otago. They make everything from scratch here and use mainly organic ingredients. Gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, and vegetarian options (separate menus provided for these).

Taste Nature

  • 9 Isle street, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • www.tastenature.co.nz
  • Chris & Sarah’s Tips: Organic grocer in New Zealand. Also has a great eatery! The owners also have an organic garden that supplies the store.

Otago Farmer’s Market

  • 1 Anzac Ave, Dunedin, 9018, New Zealand
  • www.otagofarmersmarket.org.nz
  • Chris & Sarah’s Tips: Huge farmer’s market in downtown Dunedin. Great place to stop for fresh, local produce and also if you want something to eat!

North Island

The Whangarei Grower’s Market

Nectar

  • 88 Bank Street – Whangarei – Northland – NZ – 09 438 8084
  • www.nectarcafe.co.nz
  • Chris & Sarah’s Tips: This place is amazing! They have organic, fair trade L’affare coffee and use organic foods as possible, including gluten free, dairy free, vegan and vegetarian options. Go for breakfast! It is delicious.

Side Note: New Zealand has an abundance of fresh, high-quality, local produce, meat, and eggs due to its amazing soil and low pollution. Honesty Boxes can be found throughout the country where you can pick up groceries for your needs! Picture below of an honesty box in Nelson, South Island, New Zealand!

Cheers! Hope you enjoy the healthy kiwi below!