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Origin Earth

393 Te Mata Road, Havelock North 4294, New Zealand
+64 6-878 2786
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Great cheese tasting

We popped in for a lunch a look and stayed for a tasting. The staff member was very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
Great food, pleasant environment

Excellent food. Something to please everyone. Lovely outdoor area suitable for children and dogs... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Havelock North, New Zealand
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“great cheese” (5 reviews)
“sheep cheese” (2 reviews)
393 Te Mata Road, Havelock North 4294, New Zealand
+64 6-878 2786
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a lunch a look and stayed for a tasting. The staff member was very knowledgeable and friendly. The cheese was good too! Worth stopping by.

Thank ppppaulau
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Excellent food. Something to please everyone. Lovely outdoor area suitable for children and dogs. Great cheese available. Suitable for large groups.

Thank 46seacreature1
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stopped here as part of a bike winery tour and loved it. First time many of us had sheep cheese, but there were others as well and we learned a lot. They were great about packing up our purchases in little bags with ice...More

Thank MattR224
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

And as mentioned by others, the fee is waived If you buy anything. The cheeses are great. There is also coffee shop that serves food. Highly recommended.

Thank Dafne07
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stopped by as a break between wine tasting venues. The cheese tasting is 5 NZD per person, waived if you buy at least 15 NZD of cheese or other items from the cafe. We tried 9 cheeses, all of them fantastic! Great service through...More

Thank CourtneyMD
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Stopped by to get some cheeses to go with our NZ wines. Were staying in Clive Cottages, and they recommended the place. Definitely stop here to load up on pastries, cheese, and snacks to go with your NZ wines. Also looks like a good place...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit. The cheeses are sensational and the cheese mistress was wonderful. Knowledgeable and entertaining. We bought lots. Good cafe attached too with loads of good things to eat in a lovely setting with outdoor seating available.

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Came here because I was served some memorably good cheese by a local. I asked where it came from and they said Origin earth. Came past on Sinday am on my way out to the airport not expecting them to be open but they were....More

Thank JRD1000
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Came for brunch and to look at the Origin Earth cheese and dairy products. Good range. Brunch was prepared promptly and was tasty.

Thank SirBobbyHooter
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a quick cheese tasting (only $5 or free if you purchase $15 of cheese) of a few curious and delicious concoctions. Didn't expect to love smoked sheep cheese as much as I did! We stayed for lunch and enjoyed the Ruben and Pitt. Overall...More

Thank erikadidit
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