Best New Zealand Bakeries 2011

 

Best Bakeries in New Zealand

Te Awamutu, less than half an hour from Hamilton, is host to some of the country's best baked goods with a local bakery winning national awards in 2011.

Viands Bakery was awarded the BIANZ Bakery of the Year within weeks of winning the national Bakels Pie Award.

Results of the 2011 New Zealand Best Bakery awards:

  • Overall Winner - Viands Bakery - Te Awamutu
  • First Runner Up - Hastings City New World - Hastings
  • Second Runner Up - 10 O' Clock Cookie Bakery & Café - Masterton

Winners by category

Best Cake

First Place - Original Foods
Second Place - Viands Bakery
Third Place - Hastings City New World
Highly Commended - Ten O' Clock Cookie

Best Bread

First Place - 10 O'Clock Cookie Bakery & Café
Second Place - Jacksons Bakery & Cafe
Third Place - Picton Village Bakery
Highly Commended - Viands Bakery


Best Pastry

First Place - Viands Bakery
Second Place - Hastings City New World
Third Place -Heavens Bakery
Highly Commended - Kapiti Cakes & Bakery


Best Creative

First Place - Viands Bakery
Second Place - Hastings City New World
Third Place - Ten O' Clock Cookie Bakery
Highly Commended - Metro on Willis


Gold Distinction / Gold Certificate winners:

  • Bar Cake - Original Foods Ltd (Christchurch)
  • Christmas Cake (Gold Distinction) - Original Foods Ltd
  • Artisan Nut Vienna - 10 0' Clock Cookie Company (Masterton)
  • Danish Kringle - Viands Bakery
  • Gingerbread Sculpture (Gold Distinction) Viands Bakery
  • Decorated Cake - Viands Bakery
  • Decorated Cake- Kiss & Bake Up


Cupcakes

Bronze
Viands Bakery
Kapiti Cakes
BJ's Bakery & Cafe
Hastings City New World
Jacksons Bakery

Silver
Original Foods
Opera GateauViands Bakery
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery Café
Bar Cake

Gold
Original Foods

Christmas Cake

Bronze
Kapiti Cakes & Bakery
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery Café
Hastings City New World
Samantha Wu - MIT

Silver
Viands Bakery
Kidds Cakes

Gold Distinction
Original Foods Ltd

Ciabatta

Bronze
Pukekohe Pak n Save
Metro on Willis
10 0' Clock Cookie Bakery & Cafe
Viands Bakery
Hastings City New World
Jacksons Bakery
Heavens Bakery
Picton Village Bakery

Silver
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery Café
Jacksons Bakery

Artisan Nut Vienna

Bronze
Pukekohe Pak n Save
Viands Bakery
BJ's Bakery & Cafe

Breads of Europe

Bronze
Hastings City New World
Jacksons Bakery

Silver
Blomquists Bakery

Gold
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery Café
Picton Village Bakery

Sweet Bun Selection

Bronze
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery Café
Viands Bakery
BJ's Bakery & Café

Christmas Mince Tarts

Bronze
Hillpark Bakery
Kapiti Cakes & Bakery
Kidds Cakes
Blomquists Bakery
Heavens Bakery
Picton Village Bakery

Silver
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery Café
Viands Bakery
Hastings City New World

Choux Paste Selection

Bronze
Kapiti Cakes & Bakery

Silver
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery & Cafe

Danish Kringle

Bronze
BJ's Bakery & Cafe
Hastings City New World

Silver
Heavens Bakery

Gold
Viands Bakery

Pithivier Gateau

Bronze
Viands Bakery
Pukekohe Pak n Save
Wild Oats Café & Bakery
Metro on Willis

Silver
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery Café
Hastings City New World
Jacksons Bakery

Gingerbread Sculpture

Bronze
Kapiti Cakes & Bakery
Kidds Cakes
Metro on Willis

Silver
Hastings City New World

Gold Distinction
Viands Bakery

Decorated Cake

Bronze
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery Café
Roasted Addiqtion Café
The Copperage Café & Tapas Bar

Silver
Kapiti Cakes & Bakery
Metro on Willis

Gold
Viands Bakery
Kiss & Bake Up

Bread Display

Bronze
Pukekohe Pak n Save
Viands Bakery
BJ's Bakery
Blomquists Bakery
Taste of Europe Bakery
Picton Village Bakery

Silver
10 o' Clock Cookie Bakery Café
Hastings City New World
Paris Berlin Organic Bakery

 

Best Bakeries in New Zealand 2009

 
Visitors to Masterton, Christchurch and Wairoa can enjoy sampling some of New Zealand's best baked foods.

The bakery voted national champion for three years running (2007, 2008 and 2009) is Masterton's Ten O'Clock Cookie Company. Winners from the 2009 Baking Industry Association of New Zealand annual awards dinner were:

Overall winner - Bakery of the Year
Ten O'clock Cookie Company (Masterton)

2nd place
Oslers Bakery (Wairoa)

3rd place
Copenhagen Bakery (Christchurch)

People's Choices Award
The Naked Baker Ltd (Christchurch)

Overall Bread winner
Vic's Bakehouse (Christchurch)

Overall Cake winner
Ten O'clock Cookie Company (Masterton)

Overall Pastry winner
Ten O'clock Cookie Company (Masterton)

Best Pastry
Gold
Ten O'clock Cookie Company (Masterton)
Silver
Hillmorton Bakery (Christchurch
Bronze
Oslers Bakery (Wairoa)
Highly Recommended
Arobake (Wellington)

Best Cake
Gold
Ten O'clock Cookie Bakery Café (Masterton)
Silver
Oslers Bakery (Wairoa)
Bronze
Strathmore Bakery and Café (Wellington)
Highly Recommended
Original Foods (Christchurch)

Best Bread
Gold
Vic's Bakehouse (Christchurch)
Silver
Copenhagen Bakery (Christchurch)
Bronze
Lievito Bakery (Dunedin)
Highly Recommended
Arobake (Wellington)

Café cake
Gold
Nada Bakery (Wellington)
Silver
Ten O'clock Cookie Bakery Café (Masterton)
Bronze
Original Foods (Christchurch)
Highly Recommended
Patisserie Yahagi (Christchurch)

Cut slice
Gold
Oslers Bakery (Wairoa)
Silver
Ten O'clock Cookie Bakery Café (Masterton)
Bronze
Original Foods (Christchurch)
Highly Recommended
Strathmore Bakery and Café (Wellington)

Gluten free
Gold
Lievito Bakery (Dunedin)
Silver
Marx Gluten & Wheat Free Bakery (Auckland)
Bronze
Oslers Bakery (Wairoa)
Highly Recommended
Windmill Quality Cake Shop (Porirua)

Multigrain
Gold
Copenhagen Bakery (Christchurch)
Silver
Vic's Bakehouse (Christchurch)
Bronze
Strathmore Bakery and Café (Wellington)
Highly Recommended
Hillmorton Bakery (Christchurch)

Hot Cross bun
Gold
Vic's Bakehouse (Christchurch)
Silver
Copenhagen Bakery (Christchurch)
Bronze
Willis Street Metro (Wellington)
Highly Recommended
Baker's Delight Ponsonby (Auckland)

Sourdough
Gold
Arobake (Wellington)
Silver
Ten O'clock Cookie Bakery Café (Masterton)
Bronze
Baker's Delight Ponsonby (Auckland)
Highly Recommended
Vic's Bakehouse (Christchurch)

Sponge roll
Gold
Strathmore Bakery and Café (Wellington)
Silver
Ten O'clock Cookie Bakery and Café (Masterton)
Bronze
Original Foods (Christchurch)
Highly Recommended
Copenhagen Bakery (Christchurch)

Muffin
Gold
Oslers Bakery (Wairoa)
Silver
Strathmore Bakery and Cafe (Wellington)
Bronze
Ten O'clock Cookie Bakery and Café (Masterton)
Highly Recommended
Willis Street Metro (Wellington)

Puff pastry
Gold
Hillmorton Bakery (Christchurch)
Silver
Oslers Bakery (Wairoa)
Bronze
Ten O'clock Cookie Bakery and Cafe (Masterton)
Highly Recommended
Arobake (Wellington)

Savoury
Gold
Ten O'clock Cookie Bakery and Cafe (Masterton)
Silver
Heaven's Bakery (Napier)
Bronze
Vic's Bakehouse (Christchurch)
Highly Recommended
Oslers Bakery (Wairoa)

Danish
Gold
Ten O'clock Cookie Bakery and Cafe Company (Masterton)
Silver
Copenhagen Bakery (Christchurch)
Bronze
Hillmorton Bakery (Christchurch)
Highly Recommended
Nada Bakery (Wellington)

Sweet
Gold
Arobake (Wellington)
Silver
Hillmorton Bakery (Christchurch)
Bronze
Oslers Bakery (Wairoa)
Highly Recommended
Copenhagen Bakery (Christchurch)