Meadow Fresh People’s Choice winners revealed

With over 30,000 votes counted we are delighted to announce the most-loved café’s in each of the competition regions as voted for by the public.

The regional winners are the café’s that received the highest number public votes in each competition region. One of these fabulous regional winners will become our national Meadow Fresh People’s Choice champion, who will be revealed at an event in February 2018.

The 2018 Meadow Fresh People’s Choice regional winners are:

Auckland region
Nick’s Café, Waiuku

Upper North Island region
Epiphany Café, Hamilton

Lower North Island region
Salt & Pepper Café, Levin

Wellington region
Sweet Vanilla Kitchen, Lower Hutt

Upper South Island region
Portershed Specialty Café, Christchurch

Lower South Island region
The Batch, Invercargill

Thanks to all the cafés who took part and to everyone that voted this year, it’s a real achievement to make it to the top of the list, you are amongst the public’s favourite café’s in New Zealand! We’ll be sending out certificates to the Meadow Fresh People’s Choice regional winners soon as well as featuring these cafes on our website.


In just over a week we’ll be announcing the Meadow Fresh NZ Café of the Year regional winners for each competition category. This list of amazing cafés will go through to judging round three, where the judges will visit each of the regional category winners again to find our 2018 champion and national category winners.

If you have any questions about the competition, then please get in touch with us.


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