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2017 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards – Winners announced

October 16, 2017

Winners in New Zealand’s most prestigious competition for olive oil were announced last night at a formal dinner held in Wellington. The New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Awards are run by Olives New Zealand, the national organisation for olive oil...Read more

2017 NZ EVOO Awards Dinner Story Book

October 16, 2017

To see photos from the 2017 Award Dinner and Judging click below! 2017 Awards Dinner Story Book...Read more

New Zealand Olive Oil Scoops International Awards

April 29, 2017

Winners in two prestigious international Olive Oil competitions have just been announced and New Zealand features in both.  In the New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), which is arguably the largest of international Olive Oil...Read more

2017 NZ EVOO Awards

April 29, 2017

The Judging Panel for the 2017 NZ EVOO Awards has been confirmed as follows. HEAD JUDGE: Dr. Giuseppe Di Lecce – Italy  Dr. Giuseppe Di Lecce is a Food Technologist and in 2009 received a Ph.D. in Food and Health. He worked as...Read more

2016 NZ EVOO Awards Story Book

October 23, 2016

You can see photographs from the 2016 NZ EVOO Awards Dinner held at the Grand Hall Parliament here. 2016-awards-dinner-story-book...Read more

Results announced for NZ EVOO Awards

October 19, 2016

Winners in New Zealand’s most prestigious competition for olive oil were announced on Saturday 15 October at a formal dinner held at Parliament in Wellington and hosted by MP Paul Foster-Bell. Robinsons Bay Olives from Akaroa took out the 2016...Read more

NZ EVOO AWARDS DINNER – SOLD OUT!

September 28, 2016

There have been 101 registrations for the 2016 NZ EVOO Awards Dinner which means this event is SOLD OUT. Remember dress code is SMART please!...Read more

Record Entry for NZ EVOO Awards – updated

September 19, 2016

A record entry of 138 has been received for the 2016 NZ EVOO Awards – 119 EVOO and 19 Flavoured! The international judges are Reni Hildenbrand from South Africa, Georges Feghali from Lebanon, Robert Harris from Germany/Australia, Debbie Worgan...Read more

Olives NZ Conference 2016

August 18, 2016

The Olives NZ Conference is scheduled for Saturday 15th October, with the NZ EVOO Awards Dinner  on the Saturday evening and followed by an Assessment Seminar on the Sunday, run by our international Head Judge Reni Hildenbrand from South Africa...Read more

Assessment Seminar – Wellington Sunday 16 October

June 30, 2016

Reni Hildenbrand from South Africa and Head Judge for the 2016 NZ EVOO Awards will run an Assessment Seminar in Wellington on Sunday 16 October. Given Reni’s background and experience, this seminar will be two-fold. Firstly it will involve blind...Read more

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