Entries by Karen Drummond

Hyundai Country Calendar – Sunday 25th Sep

This weekend, a retired couple took a punt growing truffles on their Te Puke block, and are now busy producing, selling and showcasing their nuggets of black gold! This episode is available to view on TVNZ OnDemand – Hyundai Country Calendar – Season 2022, Episode 30.

Motueka Truffles

George Wilkinson (former president of NZTA) featured on TVNZ’s Country Calendar show. George harvests world-renowned Tuber melanosporum truffles at his Nelson truffière enjoying his off-grid lifestyle, and sells the sought-after fungi direct to chefs in Wellington and Auckland. The Episode is available to view on TVNZ Now – Hyundai Country Calendar – Season 2021, Episode 32