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High-Value Nutriton Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga supports a range of events, conferences and workshops to grow the high-value foods eco-system. Stay in touch with what’s happening.

HVN Challenge Updates

An offering to the stars from HVN

At this time of year, the star cluster Matariki will appear in the pre-dawn sky, heralding the start of the month of Pipiri and the Māori New Year. HVN’s Chief Scientist, Professor Richard Mithen, explores the importance of food offerings during Matariki, and looks into the HVN larder for our offerings to the stars.

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HVN Events

Chia Sisters win at 2021 NZ FoodAwards

We are so excited that the Chia Sisters won the 'Beverage Award' for their Immunity Hot Tonic at the 2021 NZFoodAwards. Other finalists with HVN links included NewFish, Spring Sheep Milk Co, and Pic’s Peanut Butter. Congratulations to all! Read more about some of...

Foodomics rescheduled to 8-9 September 2022

Foodomics has been rescheduled to 8-9 September 2022 at Cordis, Auckland. If you have already registered for Foodomics 2021, you do not need to re-register for Foodomics 2022. Register for Foodomics 2022. Foodomics 2022 will bring together experts, researchers, and...

Foodomics 2021 to be rescheduled to early 2022

RESCHEDULED TO EARLY 2022 Due to the ongoing lockdown across New Zealand, HVN’s Foodomics 2021 conference will be rescheduled to the first quarter of 2022. We are unable to provide confirmed dates and further details at this time, but will do so as soon as...

One week left to catch the early-bird rate

There is just one week left to register for HVN’s Foodomics 2021 and catch the early-bird registration rate Register before Thursday 1 July, 2021. We have a high calibre of keynote speakers and presenters. There is also a poster competition, which is open to...