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09 04 2019
Zealong RSA Commemorative Teas: Part of our Heritage

Many people see New Zealand, the nation who gave rise to the Flat White, as a country of coffee-lovers, but it wasn’t always that way. In the early 20th century, New Zealanders were drinking more tea than our British counterparts, and our mates over the ditch were drinking even more than us. It comes as...

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12 03 2019
Harvest Time at Zealong Tea Estate – Coast & Country News

Reporter Catherine Fry paid us a visit during our recent harvest season, and interviewed our R&D Manager, Fabien. Read the story in the March issue of Coast & Country News, or online here.

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23 01 2019
Zealong Showcases New Opportunities in Primary Industries

At a time where concerns are arising with regard to environmental issues and sustainability, food safety and country of origin, and fair trade and labour shortages, the Rabobank Agri-Leadership Program aims to inspire leading high-school students to get into the primary industries. As part of the program, 23 mostly-year 11 students gathered at University of...

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20 12 2018
Zealong Feature and Tea Cocktails in Nourish Magazine

Zealong Tea Estate was featured in the Summer 2018 issue of Nourish Magazine, followed by some delicious Zealong cocktail and iced tea recipes (including the Lady Gastby Daiquiri, courtesy of SkyCity's Huami restaurant). Read it online here, or view the cocktail and iced tea recipes on the Nourish Magazine website.

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03 10 2018
Students’ Feijoa and Zealong Tea Frenzy takes Third Prize

A team from Rototuna High Schools has taken out third place in a Student Product Development Challenge with a beverage made using only Waikato ingredients. The joint NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology (NZIFST) and Royal Society Creativity in Science and Technology (CREST) challenge saw 10 teams from Auckland and two from Hamilton develop...

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03 09 2018
A Chinese Afternoon Tea at Zealong

It was a great honour to host Chef Kevin Liu and invited guests on Saturday for an exclusive Chinese-inspired afternoon tea to celebrate the upcoming Moon Festival. Chef Kevin has studied and worked extensively under his grandfather, Mr Ruming Cheng, who is one of only 16 chefs to ever be awarded as a culinary master...

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18 08 2018
Zealong Tea for Tongan Royalty

Today we had the privilege to be able to host King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u of Tonga. The King and Queen were taken on a tour of the estate, followed by a five-course meal and relaxing afternoon in The Vista's Executive Suite. Of course, the royal couple did not leave without being gifted some...

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24 07 2018
Home Grown Perfection

NZBusiness Magazine has a feature on Zealong's export story in their August 2018 issue, sharing how we are taking New Zealand-grown tea to the world - and the world to our tea! Read the article here.

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21 07 2018
RadioLIVE Interview

RadioLIVE interviewed our Marketing Manager Sen Kong this morning on their Home & Garden show. Listen to the interview here.

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30 06 2018
Nourish Zealong Tea Shortbread

Nourish magazine included this beautiful shortbread recipe, made using Zealong's Own Grey tea, in their Winter 2018 issue. See the recipe (and try it yourself) here!

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