This is the official website of the NZ Specialist Cheesemakers Association.
It's a place for cheese companies and cheese lovers alike. Explore the pages and improve
your knowledge of NZ cheese and NZ Cheesemakers.

2014 Cheese Awards - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

NZ Champions of Cheese Awards

The 2014 NZ Champions of Cheese Awards winners have been revealed! The Countdown Champion of Champions Award was won by Barrys Bay Traditional Cheese for its Aged Gouda. A huge congratulations to all our winners.

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CheeseFest 2015
The event all Cheeselovers love will return on Wednesday 18 March 2015 at The Langham Auckland. You can find more information on the CheeseFest page.

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Cheese FAQs

FAQ Cheese

Why does the colour of cheese vary? Is cheese safe to eat during pregnancy? Expand your knowledge of all things cheese.

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Latest Cheese Matters Newsletter

Click below to read the latest issue of Cheese Matters, where you'll find the latest news and updates.








NZ Cheese Trail Map

The NZ Cheesemakers Association invites you to celebrate the excellence of local cheesemaking. Click below to find out more:



Important note for Cheesemakers

If you're exporting, please take time to read through this MPI guide explaining the transition of export certification of dairy product and material from MP E-cert to AP E-cert.