End of an Era

The day we visited Petone’s Griffin’s biscuit factory to see how New Zealand’s favourite sweet treats were produced is one I’ll never forget. As I discovered to my delight, nothing beats the experience, taste and texture of a Griffin’s Swiss Creme freshly rolled, baked, filled and packed on the assembly line right in front of you. […]

Chocka-Block Full of Chocolate

The other week I went to visit our colleagues at the Nelson Provincial Museum. I was especially interested to see how they presented the story of the Wakefield Company, whose history intersects with both Petone and Nelson. While there I also got a tour of their collections store, and felt most envious of their beautifully […]