Welcome to Meateaters
March 28, 2010 – 10:01 am | 13 Comments

Meateaters.co.nz is dedicated to people who love cooking meat. We welcome you! Find how and where to buy meat, and how to cook it. We’ll bring you the best meat recipes, as well as classic …

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Pork

There is more to pork than bacon, although that’s a great place to start.

Lamb

Lamb chops, rack of lamb, roast lamb – my mouth is watering already.

Beef

Just because it’s big we here at Meateaters consider this the ‘grand daddy’ of the meat hierarchy.

Recipes

Check in here for all the best recipes involving meat. Does not include meat hats!

News

News at home and around the world related to meat. We’ll give you the best, and the worst stories.

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Cow-pooling – a response
April 30, 2012 – 11:29 pm | One Comment
Cow-pooling – a response

The TVNZ Sunday programme generated so much interest in the Meateaters website, and so many emails asking for help on how to contact others interested in cow-pooling that I thought I should provide an update …

Where to buy cheap meat
April 29, 2012 – 5:51 pm | 3 Comments
Where to buy cheap meat

TVNZ’s Sunday programme has a story tonight on how to save money buying meat.
Meateaters was contacted a few months back to talk about the legality of buying meat directly from the farm gate – it’ll …

Al Brown’s ‘Depot’ wins the Metro Restaurant of the Year award
April 24, 2012 – 10:25 pm | One Comment
Al Brown’s ‘Depot’ wins the Metro Restaurant of the Year award

Al Brown has won the supreme award in Metro Magazine Restaurant of the Year Award for his acclaimed new eatery Depot.
The Federal St, Auckland eatery has been named the winner of the supreme award, as …

Simon Gault is the new face of NZ Pork
April 14, 2012 – 9:02 pm | No Comment
Simon Gault is the new face of NZ Pork

Back in 2009 Mike King was the frontman for New Zealand Pork. He quit after breaking into a crate farm where he found pigs were so badly treated they were screaming and frothing at the …

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 …

Bakel’s Supreme Pie Awards – 2011
July 26, 2011 – 11:35 pm | No Comment

The Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award goes to Shane Kearns of Viands Bakery in Kihikihi. He won the competition with a gourmet fruit pie, only the second time in the 15 years of the competition that …

Bakel’s Supreme Pie Awards – 2011
July 26, 2011 – 11:35 pm | 2 Comments

The Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award goes to Shane Kearns of Viands Bakery in Kihikihi. He won the competition with a gourmet fruit pie, only the second time in the 15 years of the competition that …

Bull becomes beef patties
July 24, 2011 – 11:42 am | No Comment
Bull becomes beef patties

In the Sunday Star Times today – the bull that that threw it’s ‘owner’ 2 metres into the air, and broke his back has now been reduced to hamburger patties.
Chum Neal was working in a …

Best pie in New Zealand?
July 20, 2011 – 10:12 pm | One Comment
Best pie in New Zealand?

We are on the cusp of learning where the best pie for 2011 comes from.
Judging takes place in Auckland tomorrow to decide the Bakel’s Supreme Pie Award. There have been over 4,400 entries from 380 …

Miss Universe NZ takes meat-packing job
June 10, 2011 – 8:45 am | No Comment
Miss Universe NZ takes meat-packing job

This is a nice story – winner of a beauty pageant packs meat in her spare time – read the whole article on Stuff here:
The country’s top beauty queen is temporarily swapping her tiara for …