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Aaron Ballantyne – Hopgood’s & Co Head Chef - Nelson Mail 11.07.17

Like many business owners Kevin Hopgood relies on his staff to…

Precinct Dining Co - Nelson Mail 27.06.17

Motueka has had an important role in this region’s food industry…
Small Plate Dining

Small Plate Dining - Nelson Mail 20.12.16

My last column for 2017 will be published next week and in it…

A Nelsonian on a working holiday - Nelson Mail 15.11.16

While this column is usually about wonderful Nelson people, places…

The Rata Room - Nelson Mail 05.04.16

The Rata Room has to be Nelson’s best kept dining secret, located…

La Capilla – Published Nelson Mail 26.01.16

Over the years The Abbey complex on the Appleby Straight has…

Christmas Wine & Food - Nelson Mail 22.12.15

I can’t believe Christmas is only a couple of days away; I…
Steve Coyne, owner of Harbour Light Bistro

Steve Coyne, Harbour Lights Bistro - edited version published in Nelson Mail 01.12.15

Harbour Light Bistro on Wakefield Quay may not be hanging over…

Hans Herzog – Restaurant Review Wine NZ Magazine

Located in the heart of Marlborough wine country Hans Herzog…