Our pleasant climate and rich soils nurture fresh produce all year round. Savour the flavours on offer at one of our funky little cafes or restaurants, or stroll around the Otaki markets or the Paraparaumu Farmers Market (held every Saturday) to buy the freshest of fresh produce or sample artful cuisine such as home-made relishes, jams and breads. Plenty of family-run roadside stalls offer up nature’s harvest in the region.
Discover the Lindale Village where you can experiance outstanding quality of the well-known Kapiti Cheeses and Icream. Meet some of New Zealand’s cheese experts and sample the mouth-watering varieties. Kapiti Ice Cream is made with farm fresh eggs and lusciously thick cream, Kapiti Ice Cream is an indulgent delight! Imagine flavours like Fig & Honey, Mocha Fudge and White Chocolate and Raspberry Delight, scooped into a fresh waffle cone…yum! There is much more to see at the Lindale Centre.
Wine lovers will be tempted at the Celtic Organic Winery and Bishops Vineyard, and you can see divine chocolates being hand-made at Nyco Chocolates Paraparaumu or visit RJ's Licorice in Levin.
Indulge in this region’s fabulous temptations. Eat, drink and be merry – you’re on holiday!