All LWFC events are open to EVERYONE!

Competitors & spectators, young & old, amateurs & pros, town & country, sponsors & volunteers.

LWFCs are so easy to be a part of, as a competitor simply include AT LEAST one wild ingredient in an entry of your choice. Hot, cold, liquid, frozen, raw, marinated, smoked, seared, preserved…ANYTHING! Spectators and volunteers can enjoy SEEING and TASTING dishes created by locals in a CASUAL, FUN environment.


All entries are anonymous to our judging panel. NO PRESSURE. Equipment to finish off and hold dishes are provided. Amazing PRIZE PACKAGES up for grabs, donated by GENEROUS COMMUNITY FOCUSED businesses and individuals. GET OUT THERE and join our GROWING global local wild food challenge community.

Waiheke Grand Prize Winner prize package

Waiheke Grand Prize Winner prize package   If you amaze our judges so much that you take out the coveted title of “Grand Prize Winner” you will be going home with this bundle of goodies in just 10 days! A designer Krug & Ryan handcrafted cutting board valued at $416.00 Ecozip tickets valued at $238.00 […]

Waiheke Best Kids Dish prize package

Waiheke Best Kids Dish prize package                   In addition to essays, term papers, exams and everything else, students are faced with an equally difficult task for them – writing an essay. So, what is an essay and how to write it? The difficulty in writing an essay […]

Waiheke Best Foraged Dish prize package 2014

Waiheke Best Foraged Dish prize package 2014 From garden to plate or bush to bowl and everything in between. We want see you scouring fields and forests for foraged delights! If this is up your alley this prize could yours in just 12 days! This years “Best Foraged Dish” prize package includes: A quality handcrafted […]

October 2015

Time & Location TBA
Waiheke Island
Auckland 1971, NZ