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Local produce

Sample some of our artisan food and drink. Try a Kāpiti craft beer. Pick your own fruit and veges.

Artisan producers

kapiti local produce

Amazing produce grows in our warm climate and fertile soils. Kāpiti products include olive oil, fruit ice cream, cordials, artisan breads, cheeses, ice cream, coffee, limoncello, chocolate, candies, brandy and fruit liqueurs, pies, Kāpiti line caught smoked tuna, Waikanae crab, wine, organic juices and cider vinegar.

You can find Kāpiti food and drink at local supermarkets and various cafes and restraurants. Another great option is to sample them at the local markets.

Craft beer

Visit the Tuatara tasting room or book one of their tasting experiences held every Saturday.

For North End, try their BBQ restaurant and brew pub Salt and Wood Collective.

Duncan's cellar door has regular open hours on Friday and Saturday – check the Duncan's Brewery website for details – or if the 'Open' sign is out, then come on in!

Pick your own

kapiti penray gardens

You can pick your own fruit and vegetables, including a huge range of chillis, at Penray Gardens on State Highway 1 in Te Horo. Open every day. See the latest opening hours on their Facebook page.

Or for summer fruit picking, head to nearby Windsor Park, which specialises in berries and plums. Open weekends in December and January.