Paul And Nick's Big Nz Food Trip

April 2019

Season 1 Episode 7 - Dunedin

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Chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn are in Dunedin in New Zealand’s south island cooking for descendants of Presbyterian Minister Rutherford Waddell who was born in Co. Down and who helped bring about important social reforms in New Zealand. For cooking inspiration the chefs gets to grips with an amazing tool for digging clam...

Season 1 Episode 6 - Kapiti Coast

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The chefs are in Paraparaumu on the Kapiti Coast of New Zealand’s north island cooking for descendants of All Black rugby legend Dave Gallaher. Originally from Ramelton, Dave Gallaher was one of the thousands of migrants who sailed to New Zealand in the 19th and early 20th centuries seeking a new life. For cooking inspirat...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Wellington

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The chefs reach Wellington in the south of the north island, cooking at the residence of the British High Commissioner. The meal is in honour of John Ballance, born in Co Antrim, who became prime minister in New Zealand and helped pave the way for some pioneering liberal reforms, including giving votes to women - the first...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Hawke's Bay

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The chefs are in Hawke’s Bay, one of the best wine producing regions in the country, cooking for John Buck and family, owners of the world class Te Mata vineyard. John’s grandfather came from Co Londonderry, and in his memory the vineyard’s best known cabernet is named after his home town - Coleraine. John is so proud of h...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Auckland

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The chefs are in Auckland, the capital city, cooking for descendants of Alan and John Mulgan. The Mulgan family emigrated from Ballynahinch in Co Down in the 1870s and John and Alan Mulgan were well know early 20th century writers, helping establish a formidable literary tradition in the young country. For the meal, the ch...

Season 1 Episode 1 - Bay Of Plenty

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The chefs are in the Bay of Plenty on the east coast of the North Island cooking for descendants of George Vesey Stewart. Originally from Tyrone, Stewart was responsible for enticing dozens of Ulster families to emigrate to New Zealand in the 1870s, building a community around the small town of Katikati. On the menu are av...
March 2019

Season 1 Episode 8 - Otago

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Chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn are in the Central Otago region of New Zealand cooking for descendants of the Reverend Thomas Burns, one of the founders of the Scottish Settlement in Dunedin and nephew of Rabbie Burns, Scotland’s national poet. On the menu are tatties and leeks, posh fish and chips and the chefs discover ...
February 2019

Season 1 Episode 5 - Palmerston North

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Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn are on a food adventure in New Zealand. They’re in Palmerston North in the north island cooking for descendants of William Ferguson Massey. Originally from Limavady, William Massey, whose nickname was Farmer Bill, went on to become New Zealand’s 19th Prime Minister. On their food travels the chef...