New Zealand


Visiting Auckland, then Queenstown---seeking local restaurants

by tracer 4 years ago

Heading to New Zealand---Auckland, then Queenstown specifically. Seeking local, fresh restaurants that will give us a good feel for the area. Doesn't have to be fancy, just good, fresh food and am...

The Lodge Bar in Queenstown, New Zealand

by jesstaaffe 1 year ago

The Lodge Bar in Queenstown, New Zealand would have to be one of my absolute favourite bars that I have ever been to. I discuss this in detail in the blog post linked but I'd love to hear about eve...

Chowhound Locations Matching World Map Structure

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

Last week, we launched a feature that allows you to add places to your Chowhound discussions—new and old—posted on Restaurants & Bars and Chain Restaurants worldwide on Desktop https://www.chowhoun...

New Zealand trip recommendations needed

Cocinero Cubano
by Cocinero Cubano 2 years ago

All - My family and I will visit New Zealand during the Christmas holiday. We'll spend a few days on Waiheke Island; Rotorua; and, Christchurch. I'd love recommendations of restaurants, bars...

Queenstown, Dunedin, Rotorua

by tvmovielover 4 years ago

I already have some good ideas here for Australian stops and some New Zealand but wonder if there are any suggestions for the above mentioned. I saw all the good Queenstown places but could use mo...

Foods/dishes NZ does best?

by bloodboy 3 years ago

What are the foods, delicacies, etc. that are done especially well here in NZ? Some things I've just tried today was homemade chicken nuggets with a homemade Snapper burger at The Diary in Meado...

Chowfind of the highest order: Chikos, Auckland. Also Mazarans Winery neighbouring

by polishjeweatswonderbread 3 years ago

Chikos 7/255 Lincoln Rd. Henderson, Auckland 09 972 9847 Lunch and dinner, Closed Monday only. chikosrestaurant.co.nz info@chikosrestaurant.co.nz The chef-owner says that he cooks Pac...

The Langham Auckland - Eight Buffet

by polishjeweatswonderbread 3 years ago

The Langham is a five-star hotel and has virtually unlimited resources. Nevertheless, their buffet- their main restaurant - fails completely. The discussion is posted on Dineout NZ. I would ...

4 days in Auckland, New Zealand

by abigail0729 3 years ago

I'm spending 4 days on a solo trip to Auckland in mid-August, staying in the CBD/wharfs area. Having now realized how chilly/rainy it will be, I may organize a few days around some yummy cafes/rest...

where to find Persian food in Auckland..??

by bsmi42th 12 years ago

Recently moved to Auckland (from LA) and we're craving good Persian Food. Can any of you fellow Aucklanders recommend a Persian restaurant anywhere around here? Quite a few places advertis...

what American candies are not in New Zealand

by monathebanana 4 years ago

I'm sending a friend in New Zealand candy/snacks and i was wondering what candies or snacks do we have that they don't so i could send them to my friend.

Auckland and Northern Island New Zealand with toddlers

by mrs_kati 4 years ago

Hi! We are about to start our 6-week-trip to New Zealand, staying a few days in Auckland and otherwise travelling around the Northern Island, together with our two toddlers. We are looking for any ...

72hrs Auckland

by jplant 4 years ago

Staying in/nr Ponsonby, probably suffering from trans pacific jet lag, but want to eat well....shellfish, fish Local fresh..... Ideas?

Chowfind: Chikos, WOW!, Auckland

by Vinnie Vidimangi 5 years ago

Chikos 7/255 Lincoln Rd Henderson, Auckland 09 9729847 11:30 AM to 10 PM (Tue-Sun), Mon Closed I had to go to NZ Immigration in Henderson just off Lincoln Rd. LR is an ordinary suburban m...

NZ: Out of season whitebait in March/what is in season?

by nateco 5 years ago

Is it worth hunting down frozen whitebait in March while on the South Island, or will that far out of season it just be a disappointment? And just to fill out the question...is there anything I sh...

New Zealand - One last time

by Sarasml 5 years ago

Hello CHers - We are off to New Zealand next week - we are jumping to a lot of places and have a couple of reservations but let me please throw out the following places and see if there are any n...

New Zealand foodie tour - north and south island recs please

by LAfoodexplorer 5 years ago

Going to be exploring both the north and south islands over the next few weeks. Our vacations always tend to become foodie tours. Would appreciate suggestions for restaurants (hole-in-the wall to...

Interesting eats in Ponsonby, Taupo, Rotorua, Napier area?

by curioussheridan 5 years ago

Looking for a few hints of interesting food places on the North Island for our upcoming trip: Fun and unusual food in the Ponsonby area of Auckland. Good food with local produce and wines in Napi...

Christmas shopping in Auckland?

by lacontessa 5 years ago

Good morning. My husband and I will be visiting Auckland for the first time with another couple for Christmas. We will be arriving early on December 24 and leaving on December 27, and will be visit...

New Zealand Places - Any suggestions?

by Sarasml 5 years ago

Hello Dear chowhounders again - We have narrowed down our stops along the way on our adventure in New Zealand. We are looking for any recommendations for Paihia area, Wellington - we have the bee...