Minaret Station, Wanaka

A New Zealand food story

We are so proud to introduce you to a brand new TV series that follows Ben as he works towards opening Ahi with a vision that encapsulates the essence of Aotearoa. The question is, what is the New Zealand food story and what does that look like on the Ahi menu? Join Ben and his team as they juggle both the logistics of designing and building the physical restaurant while at the same time travelling the country to seek inspiration and learn more about what the New Zealand food story is and how that will shape the menu.


Season 2 coming soon.

Henderson, Auckland

2018 Hangi pit masters

Rewi Spraggon enlists six of the best chefs in Aotearoa and gets them to add their expertise, tastes and techniques to a traditional Māori hāngī under the gaze of thousands at one of the biggest food shows in Aotearoa, Taste of Auckland.

Arrowtown, Queenstown

2015 My Kitchen Rules (Series 2) 2014 My Kitchen Rules NZ

My Kitchen Rules NZ is a New Zealand reality show based on the popular Australian reality television series My Kitchen Rules. The show premiered in New Zealand on TV1 on 24 August 2014.[1]

Season 2 premiered on TV2 on 12 October 2015.

Arrowtown, Queenstown

2012, 2014 Master Chef NZ (guest chef)

MasterChef New Zealand is a New Zealand competitive reality television cooking show based on the original British version of MasterChef.

The first episode aired on 3 February 2010 at 7:30pm on TV One.

The series is similar to the format of MasterChef Australia, whereby contestants compete in weekly elimination challenges, both individually and in teams.