The New Zealand Chocolate Festival is making its delicious return in 2016

at Te Papa, Wellington on 13 & 14 August!

The New Zealand Chocolate Festival is the premier showcase for the New Zealand Chocolate Industry. It is the national event for New Zealand chocolatiers and the only festival in New Zealand to celebrate our country’s chocolatiers and chocolate makers, with a focus on quality and diversity of chocolate and cacao use.

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What’s on?

The festival was served up at InterContinental Wellington for the third time in 2013 with more than 4,000 visitors enjoying the three day event. As the event is growing, it’s coming to Te Papa this year, filling 3,000sqm of chocolate!

This year, it features:
1.5 tonne of chocolate
30 chocolatiers and chocolate producers from around New Zealand
• giant chocolate sculptures by the New Zealand Pastry Team
• the ever growing Chocolate Factory
• the popular Chocolate Culinary Theatre
close-up demonstrations
chocolate fountain
chocolate tastings
• and much more…

Media resources

You can read the latest media releases or browse our media images library. Do not hesitate to contact us to obtain high-resolution images.


Frank Stoltenberg and Iva Sajdl are the founders and organisers of the New Zealand Chocolate Festival>
They welcome all media enquiries.

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