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Elderly Risk Malnutrition By Not Eating Properly: Survey

Elderly Risk Malnutrition By Not Eating Properly: Survey

The elderly risk malnutrition by not eating properly, a Hawke's Bay District Health Board study says.

The study showed 57 percent of over-65s in the region were not eating properly which could lead to a loss of independence or a hospital stay.

Results From The National Secondary School Burger Competition Final

Results From The National Secondary School Burger Competition Final

Beef burgers won over the judges' taste buds yesterday at the final of the Beef and Lamb New Zealand Secondary School Burger Competition, held at Manukau Institute of Technology in Auckland.

Avalanche Wins At NZ Coffee Awards

Avalanche Wins At NZ Coffee Awards

Auckland coffee roasting company Avalanche has won the Supreme Award in this year's Huhtamaki New Zealand Coffee Awards. This year there was a 30% increase in entries for the awards, judged over two days at Auckland's MIT by a panel of New Zealand and Australian coffee experts.

Imported Fruit And Vegetables Not Tested At Border, Say Greens

Imported Fruit And Vegetables Not Tested At Border, Say Greens

The Green Party is calling for urgent testing regime at the border, following confirmation that New Zealand does not test imported fruit or vegetables at the border for pesticide residues or other contamination, Green Party food spokesperson Sue Kedgley said today.

Christchurch Earthquake - Whitebaiting Warning

Christchurch Earthquake - Whitebaiting Warning

Whitebaiters who persist in ignoring warnings to stay away from Christchurch rivers are being dealt with by the Police because whitebait caught now in local waterways are unsafe to eat.

Beer And Stoke Go Hand In Hand

Beer And Stoke Go Hand In Hand

The McCashin family have just launched a new brand of beer called "Stoke".

Gee Whiz! Scientists Distills Urine Whisky

Gee Whiz! Scientists Distills Urine Whisky

It’s called whizky. And, no, that’s not a misprint. But it is a clue to the spirit’s unique ingredient, urine.

No ordinary wee will do, either.

Award For Nutritionist Trying To Lower Salt Intake

Award For Nutritionist Trying To Lower Salt Intake

Wellington, Aug 31 NZPA - An Auckland nutritionist working to reduce New Zealanders' salt intake and prevent obesity has received a top industry award.

'Curry Me Home' Wins New Zealand's Best Gourmet Pie

'Curry Me Home' Wins New Zealand's Best Gourmet Pie

After a tough - but tasty - judging day, New Zealand's next gourmet pie has been announced. Three recipes underwent the taste-test with a panel of judges yesterday at the Wild Bean Cafe pie baker's factory in Silverdale.

Auckland Museum's Kai To Pie Draws Robust Numbers

Auckland Museum's Kai To Pie Draws Robust Numbers

Auckland Museum's wide-ranging foodie exhibition, Kai to Pie: Auckland on Your Plate, which celebrates the people of Auckland and the food that they enjoy, has drawn more than 65,000 visitors since opening in June, making it the most successful of the Museum's paid and free exhibitions in recent