Nik Naks, milktart and biltong: SA shops found in New Zealand

2019-02-03 12:30 - Marisa Crous
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Missing the products particular to your home country or region is very real when living abroad. Mrs Balls chutney, good Karoo lamb chops a Gatsby, samoosas and Bunny Chow are all significant parts of South Africans food culture. 

Getting South Africans products in New Zealand, whether you are an expat living abroad or a local kiwi who loves a bit of biltong, here are a few places where you can shop SA produced goodies in store or online.

It will cost you, however. 

The Original SA Shop 

Shop boerewors online or head down and check out the distinctive orange store that can easily be spotted in the heart of Browns Bay, North Shore, Auckland and get a freshly baked melktart or Peppermint Crisp tart. 

QUIZ: Can you find these 9 local & lekker SA dishes? 

South African Shop 

Selling everything from Flings to Nik Naks, this SA produce shop can also be found in Rosedale, Auckland or you can shop online. Promising a selection of over 1800 products, the range is apparently constantly growing. 

The SA Shop

This SA Shop really brings South African tastes to New Zealand.

Miss Spur? Get the classic salad dressing or freshly made koeksisters online or in Howick, Auckland. Easily spot the store by its distinctive South African flag on Wellington Street. 

Safari Meats & South African Shop 

Selling a variety of meats this butcher in Christchurch is well worth a visit. Expect sosaties, Russians, boerewors and more! Here you can also shop other SA products like Ricoffy and chappies bubblegum. 


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