Wild Country – Celebrating 25 years

They started small, they’ve built big reputations: Denise Irvine visits two much-loved Waikato artisan businesses marking their 25th anniversary, this time Wild Country ‘We’re always looking to create something different’ Lunch today is slow-cooked lamb shoulder, served with fresh green salad and Volare bread, and the bit on the side that makes the plate and […]

Rocket Coffee Roasters

They started small, they’ve built big reputations: Denise Irvine visits two much-loved Waikato artisan businesses marking their 25th anniversary, the first – Rocket Coffee ‘It’s what we do’ You wouldn’t read about it, really: in 1995, a couple of men named Glen decide to open a café in Hamilton with a coffee roaster planted in […]