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The Lost Plot Cooking

Made in Wairarapa: The Lost Plot

Meet The Lost Plot, based in Greytown, Wairarapa! Discover the inspiring journey behind a family’s quest for self-sufficiency, which turned into a thriving business. Starting with an abundance of produce from their lifestyle block, The Lost Plot identified a niche for preservative-free condiments, launching with an old family recipe.

Introducing New Extra Large Gift Boxes

Discover Our New Extra-Large Gift Boxes

We are excited to unveil our newest collection of extra-large gifts, showcasing the best of Kāpiti, Wellington, and an exclusive Best of South Island gift basket. These generously sized gift boxes are filled to the brim with a handpicked selection of premium products from exceptional small-batch producers across these beloved regions. Tailored for families and […]

Neudorf Black Garlic Producer Profile

Made in Nelson Tasman: Neudorf Black, New Zealand Black Garlic

Introducing Neudorf Black based in the Nelson Tasman Region, where a passion for New Zealand’s best black garlic turned into a mission. From saving a beloved local product to creating a brand that’s become synonymous with quality and culinary innovation, they’re enhancing Kiwi meals and health with the umami flavour that is black garlic.

Christmas Gift Box Idea

Top 5 Festive & End-of-year Gifts

We Love Local is all about supporting small businesses by offering gifts sourced exclusively from local food heroes across Aotearoa and giving back to our communities. From North to South and so much in between — we have scoured Aotearoa and are proud to share some of the finest artisan products from around the country […]

Taylor Pass Honey Bee Keepers Team

Made in Marlborough: Taylor Pass Honey

Taylor Pass Honey are all about bringing the taste of incredible New Zealand honey to people across the country, and the world 🍯 Passionate about their product, their beekeepers take care of the bees and surrounding land to ensure the quality of their honey – taking in flavours from across this pristine region. Read their […]

We love Local Northland Gift Box

Now Available: Gift The Best of Northland

We are thrilled to announce the release of our latest region — the Notable Northland Gift Box! Prepare to be whisked away on an unforgettable foodie journey as we bring you the best of Aotearoa’s captivating Far North. Over the past few months, our team has been working tirelessly to curate a collection of exceptional […]

Return note

Returning This Box Is One Of The Best Ideas We Have Seen For A Long Time

This little note came in with one of our returned wooden gift boxes, and it really made us smile! Every gift box purchased from We Love Local comes with a return courier label and instructions. If recipients don’t have a use for the wooden box, they can return it to us for free to reuse. […]

Gifts With Impact For Clients and Staff

Do your business gifts have impact? Ours do! At We Love Local, we take pride in offering corporate gifts that make a difference. Our gifts directly impact hundreds of local producers throughout New Zealand, boosting their businesses and creating perfect gifting options for yours. Not only that, but our commitment to sustainability goes beyond the […]

Marlborough Foodie Gift Box Unboxing

Experience the Magic of Magnificent Marlborough in Our Newest Region Gift Box

Join us on another taste adventure as we set our sights on the beautiful region of Marlborough, specifically the delightful town of Blenheim and beyond! We cannot contain our excitement as we embark on a new culinary journey, curating a collection of delectable treats and flavours that will transport you to the top of New […]

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