We asked some of our contributors, foodie friends and followers to tell us where they go for a great loaf…
THE PACKHOUSE MARKET
Especially the fabulous Sunday treats made by the very talented Lindel Robb. theoldpackhousemarket.co.nz
At the farmers’ market and about to open next door to Matakana Deli. Paddy Griffiths has moved here from Waiheke.
3A Clonbern Rd, Remuera, Auckland Everything here is delicious, great savouries, excellent breads and sweet tarts. Also in the golden triangle of Lum’s grocery and New World to pick up everything you need.
66-68 Tyler St, Britomart Pukeko Bakery Shop 1, Green Gables Shopping Centre, 376 Beach Rd, Mairangi Bay and various farmers markets.
BEST UGLY BAGELS
Cnr Wellesley & Nelson Sts, City and 3A York St, Newmarket For bagels from Al Brown.
BREAD AND BUTTER BAKERY
34 Westmoreland St West, Grey Lynn; Market 7, Ponsonby Central, Cnr Richmond & Ponsonby ; 116 Kitchener Road, Milford
1210 Great North Road, Pt Chevalier, Auckland
LA VOIE FRANÇAISE
875 Dominion Road, Auckland
218 Dominion Road, Auckland (open Sat and Sun) The Freedom Loaf is a seeded bread loaf that is vegan, wheat, refined sugar and yeast free. It’s also very delicious.
1 Stokes Rd, Mount Eden Get the fig and fennel loaf.
235 Parnell Road, Auckland Possibly the best sourdough loaves in town from one of the most exciting restaurants. Limited numbers which must be pre-booked. Available from 2pm Friday to Sunday.
Various locations plus they sell through Farro Fresh. Great sourdough and baguettes. wildwheat.co.nz
555 Great North Rd, Grey Lynn For vegan and awesome doughnuts.
THE REAL BREAD PROJECT
Soon to open in Helensville.
JENNIFER PERRY OF LITTLE TART BAKERY
Buy from The Annex, 10 Putiki Rd, Ostend
35 Macdonald St, Papamoa
236 Kahikatea Drive, Frankton, Hamilton and 27 Empire Street, Leamington, Cambridge. Also available in Tauranga.
TAURANGA / MT MAUNGANUI
1289 Cameron Rd, Greerton, Tauranga
COL’S BUTCHERY & DELI
237 Maunganui Road, Tauranga
31 Totara Street, Mt Maunganui, facebook.com/FlaveurBreads They also sell through local markets like Ohope, Tauranga
MOUNT SOURDOUGH CO
Order from mountsourdough.com then take delivery or pick up from 229B Ocean Beach Rd, Mt Maunganui
TE PUNA DELI
17B Minden Road, Mt Maunganui
2A St, John Street, Tauranga
THE TINY BREAD SHOP
15 Bow St
ROTORUA GOLD STAR BAKERY
89 Old Taupo Rd, Mangakakahi, Rotorua Awesome old-school pies.
38 White Street
Find their goods at Vetro Rotorua, Okere Falls Store and at farmers’ markets.
MORRELL’S ARTISAN BAKERY
435 Gladstone Rd, Gisborne
89 Hastings Street, Napier I love this paleo bread… whenever I go to Napier to visit family I go and pick up a loaf to bring home.
17A Mahia St, Ahuriri, Napier. My friend in Napier WHO BUYS CUISINE ALL THE TIME likes the bread from Picnic.
91B Devon St W
THE CLAREVILLE BAKERY
3340 SH2 Clareville, Carterton, Wairarapa
KAPITI ARTISAN BAKEHOUSE
These breads are available in many supermarkets and just need to be finished in the oven. kapitiartisanbread.co.nz
220 Thorndon Quay, Pipitea; 110 Featherston Street, City. Love their patisserie especially the canele.
248 Willis St Love their baguettes, soft and chewy. Caneles and almond croissants are excellent as are the curry puffs.
LEEDS ST BAKERY
6g/14 Leeds St Great bread and stunningly good salted caramel cookies.
SHELLY BAY BAKER
100 Shelly Bay Road, Wellington,
Sells through Moore Wilson’s, Whitebait, Le Marche Francais and various locations around town. wellingtonsourdough.co.nz
PICTON VILLAGE BAKKERIJ
46 Auckland Street, Picton Their rawene bread is awesome, and their custard slice is the best!!
DON RODRIGO SOURDOUGH BAKERY
Richmond Mall, Cnr Queen, Croucher and Talbot Sts, Richmond
THE SWEDISH BAKERY & CAFE
54 Bridge St, Nelson
235 High St, Motueka
152 High St, Motueka
RACHEL SCOTT BREAD
THE PARIS BAKERY & CAFE
96B Carters Rd Does good croissants and bread.
BELLBIRD BAKED GOODS
Shop 40/7 Tanner St, Woolston bellbirdbakedgoods.co.nz
GRIZZLY BAKED GOODS
33 Buchan St, Sydenham grizzlybakedgoods.com
54 Holmwood Road, Merivale. They have the best bread and croissants.
417 Thames Hwy, Oamaru North. Apparently has the best pies and great hot cross buns.
THE PEOPLE’S BREAD
Runner up in the 2016 Cuisine Artisan award for their multigrain sourdough. store.buckybox. com/peoples-bread
188 Hilton Hwy, Washdyke, Timaru. Award-winning hot-cross buns