Last year was so much fun with all of you entering your favourite blackcurrant creations that we are running another competition at this year’s Festival. Enter into the fun and help the festival fly by bringing along exciting innovations, or just good old fashioned cooking! Or simply go to the recipe tab above and adapt … Continued
Yearly Archives: 2008
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Hi Everyone Just to let you all know that the 2009 Sarau Festival will be held at the Moutere Community Centre and Grounds on 1 February 2009 at 4pm. More information on the website soon but mark your diary now! We will have registration forms for stalls and the cycle race on this website so … Continued
Thousands of happy festival goers enjoyed a novel new event on the NZ wine and food calendar. NZ Blackcurrant industry Chairman and pioneering Upper Moutere Blackcurrant farmers told the crowd it will become an annual event and praised all those who took part but especially Event Director and Blackcurrant farmer, Jenny Leith “who’s vision and … Continued
Hi Everyone, Here’s a small gallery of images from the Cycle Race. Feedback was very positive from riders, with some good tips and ideas to make it even better next year! If you have any photos you would like to add to the gallery, drop us an email.
Our Sarau Festival Photographer, Libby Bibby is responsible for many of the photographic images you see on the site that showcase what was a wonderful first Sarau Festival. Here are a duo of her collage images. Click the thumbnails for a show! Also see some of Libby’s images of the Moutere Bike Race… Thanks Libby!
Check out our archive of sumptuous blackcurrant recipes from the 2008 festival here. If you would like to contribute to the 2009 recipe portfolio, we would love to hear from you – please send your recipe ideas to jenny [at] saraufestival [dot] co [dot] nz Previous Recipes of the Week: Blackcurrant Leaf Sorbet – Recipe … Continued
Just one not so good outcome . . . . . unfortunately 2 of the Cancer Society sun umbrellas were removed from the festival site during or following the festival. These umbrellas are lent out by the Cancer Society to help Nelsonians enjoy outdoor activities like the Sarau Festival without being in the direct sun. We were … Continued
What a great race? And an adventure for those of you who took a wrong turn – sorry about that . . . our first time too! A special thanks to Ross Prestidge and Brian Beuke who devised this race, and to Rosemary Hyatt and Merleen Earlam who helped with the registrations and of course, … Continued
Thank you to everyone who came along and helped in so many ways to make this a great day for all. Many of you worked tirelessly before, during and after the festival and that effort was appreciated by so many. Thank you too for all those who came along to enjoy the day with us … Continued