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Kiwi Kids Can Cook


‘Sharing a passion for all things culinary’

“Kiwi Kids Can Cook” The competition!

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“Kiwi Kids Can Cook” founded in 2008 by Hughie Blues and Paul Jobin and now managed by NZChefs has become a mainstay on its culinary calendar nationwide.
From humble beginnings, first held in Northland to an audience of around 20 people, Kiwi Kids Can Cook is now a firm fixture at many popular events around the country.

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How do I Enter?
Live Cook Off Criteria
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Upcoming KKCC Events Listed Below
More information to follow.


Wellington – Saturday 7th March 2020, Williams Park, Days Bay, Lower Hutt, Local Wild Food Challenge
Wellington Official Entry Form 2020

Northland (Far North) – Saturday 4th April 2020, Opua Primary School , Opua Primary School Gala Day

Christchurch – Sunday 24th May 2020, South City Shopping Centre, Christchurch
Christchurch Official Entry Form 2020

Auckland – Sunday 21st June Ignite Colleges, Wiri, Auckland
Auckland Official Entry Form 2020

Taranaki – Sunday 28th June WITT, New Plymouth
Taranaki Official Entry Form 2020


Feilding – Thursday 2nd April 2020, North Street School, Feilding
Feilding Official Entry Form

Ruapehu - Saturday 15th February 2020, Raetihi Showgrounds, Raetihi, Local Wild Food Challenge.


National Final – Sunday 23rd August, Westfield Manukau, Manukau City


Other planned events confirmed but dates and venue not set.

Whakatane – July (Date to be confirmed) Local Wild Food Challenge

Central Otago To Be Confirmed

Hibiscus coast – To Be confirmed

Whangarei – June 14th to be Confirmed


For any further information please contact:

Hughie Blues
NZChefs National President -

2019 National Kiwi Kids Can Cook Winner's

Winners 2019

Mia North from Dunedin & Erynn May from Palmerston North

2018 National Kiwi Kids Can Cook Winner's
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Seniors Winner - Brooke Mia Rogers from Milford Primary School
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Juniors Winner - Jordin Wilson from Pakuranga Heights Primary School
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2018 Senior Kiwi Kids Can Cook Competitors
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2018 Junior Kiwi Kids Can Cook Competitors

2017 National Kiwi Kids Can Cook Winner

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Grace Thompson from Orewa College
2016 National Kiwi Kids Can Cook Winner

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Max Donaldson from Kerikeri
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2017 Kiwi Kids Can Cook Competitors

2017 Kiwi Kids Can Cook Pictures
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2016 Kiwi Kids Can Cook Competitors - Awesome Job Everyone!!

2016 Kiwi Kids Can Cook Pictures




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NZChefs National Office
175 Khyber Pass Road
Auckland 1023

0800 NZCHEFS / 0800 692 433
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