Presented by Sonia Gray, this series takes us to some of New Zealand's most remote and spectacular corners of the country.
It’s fritter festival time in Whangarei. Pio & Sonia have arrived to help local contestants Jess and Zak from the Butter Factory Café, and with over a dozen contestants, competition is fierce.
G, Next stop is the busy little town of Wellsford. Pio and Sonia are invited to Oruawharo Marae to harvest local delicacies. Later, chefs Amber Rose and Kate Hassen prepare a tasty kai.
Sonia & Pio visit Waihi, gateway to the Coromandel and the Bay of Plenty. Sonia takes on the surf to collect some shellfish, while Pio sets the net to target mullet and flounder.
Situated 25km north-west of Auckland city is the rural community of Kumeu. With plenty of wineries, orchards and roadside produce stalls, it’s the perfect place for a kai safari.
Sonya & Pio find out what it's like to feed the hungry & the homeless in NZ’s biggest city, Auckland. They're on a mission to gather free food from produce suppliers and restaurants.
This week, Pio & Sonia try a variety of tasty kai in Napier. From avocado orchards, out to sea and to the local ice cream shop, it's a summer affair with the wonderful city of Ahuriri.
Pio and Sonia are in Whanagnui to catch up with Blue Duck Station owner, Dan Steele. Pio tries his luck at rabbit shooting, and Sonia steps up to stalk a larger feral animal, the goat.
Sonia and Pio in the Bay of Plenty in search of tasty seafood for a feast. Local skipper Tony Hadlow invites the team to Mayor Island. Where kina, kingfish and scallops are on the menu.
Fruit, wine and 1930s architecture give Hastings an appealing point of difference and with Pio and Sonia amongst the mix it’s a perfect Kai Safari.
It’s back to Hawkes Bay for Sonia & Russell as they get to taste the food delicacies of beautiful Hastings. BBQ mussels, pavola garnished with berries, and Wagyu beef burgers are on the men
ASB Polyfest 2019, Papakura High School, Whakaeke
ASB Polyfest 2019, Papakura High School, Mōteatea