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Kapiti Horowhenua Region

Kapiti-Horowhenua offers a stunning natural environment where the mountains meet the sea, 46 kilometres of beaches, forest walks and a hinterland rich in Maori and European history. There is a temperate climate and high quality soils for innovative entrepreneurs to create an abundance of fresh produce and superb food and beverage products that are winning awards, being exported and stocked on supermarket shelves. There is a long history as the food bowl of Wellington and many local products are on the menus of top restaurants in Wellington, the Cuisine Capital of New Zealand.


The region is growing, with untapped opportunity for visitors to taste and experience a recreational playground. The Kapiti Coast Airport opened in 2010 and is attracting many visitors, friends & family to visit, stay and play. There is luxury accommodation, spas, outdoor activities and popular weekend markets showcasing fruit & vegetables, chocolates & sweets,

jams, sauces, dips, pestos, breads, wine, beer, liqueurs, fruit juice, olive oil, ice cream, coffee, meat, honey and eggs. Kapiti is home to the wonders of Kapiti Island and the famous brands of Kapiti Cheese, ice cream and yoghurt.

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Usage Ideas

Use the old standby of pumpkin to make  a big pot of soup, and serve with fresh artisan bread.


Follow up with the perfect winter crumble - apples, pears or add some frozen berries. Top with vanilla custard.


Make a warming chicken casserole with sweet winter vegetables

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