Let tea be your inspiration

A regularly updated selection of interesting news articles and publications on tea, health, and wellbeing.

Reduce, reuse, reinfuse: Why what’s in your tea bag matters

It’s morning break: if you’re a tea drinker, you might take that moment to quickly dunk a tea bag into mug of hot water, perhaps with a splash of milk. Have you ever wondered how the art of tea making has been boiled down from the intricate ceremonies of Asia and long afternoon teas of [...]

Whats in a cup of tea?

Do you know what goes into making your favourite cuppa tea? The infographic below gives you a quick snapshot of all the factors that influence the price of New Zealand-grown tea, from fair labour costs to organic farming methods and everything in between. These are just some of the aspects to consider when looking at [...]

Six Things You Might Not Know About Tea

1. Many leaves of the same plant White, yellow, green, oolong, black, and post-fermented tea are all made from the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis. There are over 1,500 kinds of tea produced around the world, each falling into one of these six categories. What makes each type of tea different is all in [...]

Tea for Wellness

No matter what the season, tea is a tasty beverage that can be served hot or over ice. But its benefits go far beyond refreshment. Tea has been shown to have numerous healthful properties. Along with being 100% organically-grown and handpicked in the stunning fields of Waikato, New Zealand, read on to see how Zealong [...]

Friends & Customers of Zealong

Zealong Tea Estate is open this Queen's Birthday Long weekend 30th May - 1st June. Make a reservation online or contact us by email or phone 07 8533018.

Our expansive outdoor seating, friendly staff, and safe service protocols are just some reasons to visit.

Zealong's New-Zealand grown certified organic teas are also still available from our online store with contactless delivery in New Zealand and worldwide.

Thank you for your support.