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NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

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NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

Hi,

Is the New Zealand hokey pokey ice cream available in Melbourne? We tasted this when we went to NZ and loved it. Wondering if it is sold in Melbourne and where can I buy it?

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1. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

Usually at Coles or Woolworths food outlets

Edited: 05 May 2012, 11:17
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2. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

A variant was made by Toppa based in WA) which may have been taken over by Fonterra (NZ dairy co-operative). However I haven't seen it in supermarkets lately.

The New Zealand ice cream shops are dotted around Melbourne's CBD: there is one in QV Centre at the corner of Lonsdale and Swanston Streets if I recall.

Edited: 05 May 2012, 11:18
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3. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

Interesting questions and i hope there is a retailer out there that does sell real NZ ice cream, not the Brand name.

From research that i have done at NZ grocery stores NZ ice cream is just too hard to import if your looking for the Tip Top varieties incl orange choc chip, goody goody gum drops. I don't believe Coles or Woolworths sell the genuine NZ ice cream, will certainly have a good look next time to make sure though.

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4. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

Got Hokey Pokey the ice cream in little old Tas : ) one would assume a big city like Melbourne would have?

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5. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

For a list of New Zealand Natural stores in Australia, see here http://www.newzealandnatural.com/Australia

As a dual New Zealand/Australian citizen who has lived both sides of the Tasman over the years, I really wouldn't expect an Australian-made hokey pokey ice cream to match the taste you remember from your visit to New Zealand. If you buy it from the New Zealand Natural store, you won't be disappointed.

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6. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

Tip Top ice cream from NZ make hokey pokey. They also make jelly tips. I have as yet to find anywhere in Vic that sells Tip Top ice cream. I'd move to NZ for the ice cream. Nothing compares. Its not the same as the newzealandnatural stuff... so much better tasting.

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7. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

If you can't find it (or, even if you can), make the trip to Victoria Avenue, Albert Park and try Jock's Ice cream (I think they do a hokey pokey). Best ice cream ever.

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8. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

We found New Zealand Natural inside a Melbourne shopping mall. We were so happy! Even better, NZN is now in Manila.

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9. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

I haven't bought hokey pokey icecream since the day a young shop assistant tried to help me choose from the many flavours on offer by telling me that was the one that most old people liked.........

Edited: 27 January 2013, 05:06
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10. Re: NZ hokey pokey ice cream in Melbourne

Jock's Ice Cream advised that a one litre tub of Hokey Pokey is A$17 - very, very expensive.

Are there any Melbourne CBD or suburbs competitors that produce this flavour for a lesser price per litre and sell it in a one or two litre tub? Bulla used to - but seem to have discontinued the honeycomb flavour.

Edited: 29 September 2013, 07:04