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Chip Fest photo gallery

Coming soon: “Chip Fest photo gallery”

There was so much going on at Chip Fest 2018 that we haven’t been able to write about everything that happened.  But, they say “the camera never lies”, and we have been very fortunate to have collected some great pictures


By Gemma Carroll, Communications & Engagement PNZ Thursday 20th September saw the culmination of 6 weeks of voting and over 3000 votes cast, by chip-lovers across the nation. Last year’s champions, Steve & Monica Fair, cooked for the Chip Fest

Mr Chips Masterton voted People’s Choice Best Chips for second year running!

Who cooks NZ’s best chips? This year the people of NZ put their favourite chippie forward and voted for the 2018 People’s Choice Best Chips…and the winner – Mr Chips Masterton.   Continuing their winning streak from 2017, Mr Chips

Chip Fest 2018

Join us for the inaugural Chip Fest 2018 – an industry-wide event to celebrate all things deep fried chips. For more info contact:

Who has NZ’s best chips? In 2018 we let the public decide…

The 2018 People’s Choice Best Chips Competition has kicked off! With FREE online voting open to the public from August 1st, via the Chip Group website. Hosted by Potatoes New Zealand and supported by Bidfood Limited – we are on

Healthier Chips in the Far North

What do hot chips and an early morning winter breakfast at the Kohewhata Marae in Kaikohe have in common? Another successful Chip Group training workshop where engaged locals learnt how to prepare healthier hot chips. Working together as ‘prevention partners’

The Rise of the Loaded Fries

  It’s no secret New Zealand is a land of chip-lovers, but these days your standard deep-fried chips are being transported to new heights everywhere you turn. Enter: “Loaded fries”. Essentially, an extravagant and seriously crave-able combination involving hot chips

Let the People have their say…

Potatoes New Zealand and The Chip Group are proud to confirm the ‘2018 People’s Choice Best Chips Competition’ is coming soon. Kicking-off in August, we will be asking the people of New Zealand to shine the light on where and

Hot Chips take out Kiwi’s Fave Treat!

Kate Underwood, Training and Education Manager, The Chip Group.   It’s official – our love for hot chips knows no bounds. Renowned ZM radio station hosts – Fletch, Vaughan and Meghan recently held a ‘Food Fight – Kiwi Treats Edition’