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Tai Tapu
New Zealand

The Edible Journey Cookbook takes you on culinary journey from Halswell to Akaroa, integrating a diverse range of local popular restaurants, cafes, food producers and recipes from this special region. The book is designed to become a valuable resource for the area and become a guide for the discerning traveler to experience the Journey first hand.


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A taste of Banks Peninsula from Halswell to Akaroa

We are very proud to present over 25 local food producers and growers who feature along the journey through scenic Banks Peninsula; asparagus, Banks Peninsula lamb, boutique beer, cheese, a full range of berries, fresh fish, hazelnuts, herbs, honey, lettuce, olives and oil, potatoes, smoked and fresh salmon, small meats, stone fruit, preserves, pure wasabi and wines.

A big thank you to all our great sponsors who made this book happen:

Obelisk in Tai Tapu
The Store @ Tai Tapu

Halswell New World
Halswell Challenge Garage 
The Old Vicarage
Moffatts Flowers
Raspberry Cafe
Otahuna Lodge
Oldfield Lettuces
Lincoln New World 
Tea House Lincoln
Curry Pot on Lincoln 
Twisted Hop Beer / The Laboratory Lincoln
Grays Produce Motukarara
Little River Store and Cafe
Hilltop Tavern
Barrys Bay Cheese
Akaroa Salmon
Rossendale Café and Restaurant

Trading Rooms Restaurant and Pantry Akaroa