Join us at the annual Horowhenua Taste Trail on Saturday 26 November 10am - 4pm. 

A unique experience where producers open their doors and provide you with an opportunity to experience the paddock to plate journey, see how your food is produced and then enjoy it directly from the source.

A foodies day out you do not want to miss get your entry tickets today.


Take your own vehicle and go at your own pace. Enjoy the Taste Trail your way, with this entry only ticket.

Food is an additional cost on the day.

Taste Trail Tip - Tickets are available on the day, click here to purchase yours


Food of the Taste Trail

Friday 28 October | 6pm - Late
Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō, Levin

Taste your way through a delectable three-course dinner brought to you by the Artisan Kitchen, showcasing the delicious food the Horowhenua district produces. It will be an evening celebration of bounty and all things local - local produce, local entertainment, local speakers, and local guests!

Tickets are $125 and includes a bubbles on arrival, a three-course harvest festival-themed dining experience, local entertainers throughout the evening, and a dance floor finale by Winsome Lost.


Horowhenua Taste Trail | Saturday 26 November 
Genoese Foods

Start your day off at Genoese Foods with a mouthwatering breakfast plated by Grant Kitchen from Apiti Tavern & Eatery.
It will be hard to resist the breakfast dish of a Baked burrito oozing with Mozzarella, egg and spinach, with chicken sausage, house-made spiced smoky baked beans and topped with Genoese Basil pesto soured cream. Delicious!


Horowhenua Taste Trail | Saturday 26 November 
Genoese Foods

There will be something special going down at the Genoese Foods Site for the unwind session at the end of the day.
Sit back and listen to some groovy sounds from Cam and Jess “Play on Words” and finish off with the last of the Taste Trail delight offerings of the Silere Merino Lamb Burger, Basil Pesto mayo, Slaw and pickles OR Fries with Pesto and Truffle Aioli OR Smoked Chicken with pesto Ricotta, topped off with a cold beer or a fresh crisp Elemental Cider.


Horowhenua Taste Trail | Saturday 26 November 
Lewis Farms

Kick off the day with breakfast at Lewis Farms and the team from Mrs Nubbs.
After your private tour of the pack house, you will be seated at a long table for breakfast, accompanied by a glass of Lauren Perrier.
Choose from 2 breakfast options; 

  • Tendertips Asparagus, creamy leeks, spinach, ricotta and baked egg, with toasted bread or;
  • Mixed grain porridge with spiced almond milk, Lewis Farms strawberries and toasted hazelnuts. 

      Both served with a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne. Sit back and relax while Lewis farms share their insight into the paddock-to-plate story.


      Horowhenua Taste Trail | Saturday 26 November 
      Lewis Farms

      It’s been a big day, kick back with a bevy and let the Mrs Nubbs crew help you wrap it up with an Imagination gin bowl at Lewis Farms.
      Tuck into a slow-roasted spit roast roll, served with a buffet of salads, grilled asparagus and condiments included.
      Your ticket includes your choice of gin bowl, a spit roast roll, and buffet salads.