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Green Meadows Beef
November 11, 2012 – 9:09 am | 9 Comments
Green Meadows Beef

There’s a new player on the block, or in the paddock if you prefer, doing beef directly from the farm.
Green Meadows Beef based in the Taranaki are offering quarter, half, three-quarter or whole beasts for …

Angus Heifers for sale – cow poolers, anyone?
June 1, 2012 – 4:01 pm | No Comment

Martyn McFayden has two beautiful  prime angus heifers for sale.
They should  kill at about  280kgs. The local trade schedule at present is aprox $4.10 and rising due to a softer export dollar. Martyn has farmed …

Women are named as New Zealand’s best young butchers
August 17, 2011 – 5:32 pm | 3 Comments
Women are named as New Zealand’s best young butchers

Two talented young women have come out on top to be named New Zealand’s best young butchers.
Alesha Ross from Nosh, Matakana won the 2011 Alto Young Butcher of the Year competition held at Sky City last …

Ask the Butcher iPhone App
November 29, 2010 – 9:47 pm | No Comment
Ask the Butcher iPhone App

As a relatively new iPhone owner I have a habit of downloading apps that will either provide entertainment, or provide me with something useful. I’m yet to download any recipe apps but I did spy …

Finalists chosen for best sausage
November 18, 2010 – 10:02 pm | No Comment
Finalists chosen for best sausage

The 2010 Great New Zealand Sausage Competition has revealed the nation’s top sausages.
After two days of intense judging, the 450 entries in the contest have been whittled down to less than twenty supreme finalists.
Head judge …

Butchery Bledisloe Challenge set down
October 28, 2010 – 4:46 pm | No Comment

Five of New Zealand’s best butchers will face off against five of the best Australians in an inaugural Trans-Tasman test match next March.
Nominations are now open as Retail Meat New Zealand tries to locate the …

Lake Farm Beef
September 13, 2010 – 10:57 am | 3 Comments
Lake Farm Beef

Depending on where you are viewing this the Meateaters website from you may have noticed Google advertisements for Lake Farm Beef – their latest ad states: “Premium aged beef; ethically raised From our farm to …

Meet New Zealand’s best young butchers
July 19, 2010 – 8:00 pm | No Comment
Meet New Zealand’s best young butchers

The top five young butchers and five butcher apprentices from around the country have been found in the hunt for New Zealand’s best young butcher for 2010.
After competing in regional finals around the country, the …

Harringtons Sausage Awareness Week – 5-10 July 2010
July 1, 2010 – 9:07 pm | No Comment
Harringtons Sausage Awareness Week – 5-10 July 2010

Harringtons is a very well known small goods manufacturer here in Wellington – especially renowned for its sausages.
In a clever marketing ploy they have instigated the Harringtons Sausage Awareness Week, starting on Monday next week …