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Topic # 150938 8-Aug-2014 11:31
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Am working in Te Aroha today, and the radio keeps talking about pies, anyone know a good pie in Te Aroha?

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  Reply # 1104752 8-Aug-2014 11:41
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Any dairy that sells Mrs Macs




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  Reply # 1104776 8-Aug-2014 11:48
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I think this needs to be a more generic thread. Good pies:

* Bakery in Orewa near Hillary Square
* The bakery next to the service station on the old Albany Highway turn-off towards Dairy Flat




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  Reply # 1104778 8-Aug-2014 11:50
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Not far from Te Aroha to Paeroa - couple of good bakeries there (probably are in Te Aroha too). Also a Maccas in Paeroa - get a Georgie Pie. :)

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  Reply # 1104788 8-Aug-2014 11:55
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trig42: Not far from Te Aroha to Paeroa - couple of good bakeries there (probably are in Te Aroha too). Also a Maccas in Paeroa - get a Georgie Pie. :)



he said good pie! that GP aint got nothing on a Keri Pie..  but its a bit of a hike to Kerikeri..

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  Reply # 1104790 8-Aug-2014 11:56
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If we're talking pies that don't cost the equivalent of the national deficit of a small African country, then I'm a fan of BP's Wild Bean Cafe pies when they're fresh. They're not oily, don't flake all over my car and are delicious.




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  Reply # 1104792 8-Aug-2014 11:58
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At BP of course.  Doesn't BP stand for Best Pies after all?

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  Reply # 1104800 8-Aug-2014 12:14
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Sounds fancy and high faluting, but Richoux Patisserie in Ellerslie rocks. Heaps of awards for their pies and they are well priced. Not had a bad one from them yet.




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  Reply # 1104829 8-Aug-2014 12:39
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trig42: Not far from Te Aroha to Paeroa - couple of good bakeries there (probably are in Te Aroha too). Also a Maccas in Paeroa - get a Georgie Pie. :)



he said good pie! that GP aint got nothing on a Keri Pie..  but its a bit of a hike to Kerikeri..


Hence the Smilie.

I do quite enjoy the 'gourmet' pies from Wild Bean. Z stations have OK Pies too.

If you are in the Hawkes Bay, you are pretty spoiled IMO - Jacksons in Havelock North do a Good Pie, as do BJs in Hastings and Heavens in Napier.

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  Reply # 1104845 8-Aug-2014 13:06
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If your in Te Awamutu, check out http://www.kiwipies.net.nz/


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side from a couple of particular restaurant dishes , it's one of the things I miss most about not living in the Waikato any more.

And if anyone's wondering about the restaurant dishes I miss, Furious Chicken from Lemongrass in TA and #66 Devil Rice from TukTuk in Hamilton. If you like hot, and are anywhere nearby, check them out. 






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  Reply # 1104850 8-Aug-2014 13:20
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Lias: If your in Te Awamutu, check out http://www.kiwipies.net.nz/


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side from a couple of particular restaurant dishes , it's one of the things I miss most about not living in the Waikato any more.

And if anyone's wondering about the restaurant dishes I miss, Furious Chicken from Lemongrass in TA and #66 Devil Rice from TukTuk in Hamilton. If you like hot, and are anywhere nearby, check them out. 




Kiwipies in TA do make a good pie with and impressive range

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  Reply # 1104851 8-Aug-2014 13:22
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'Furious Chicken' sounds like something you'd expect to see on Adult Swim spoofing The Matrix. Sadly, a GIS does not agree with me.




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  Reply # 1104853 8-Aug-2014 13:24
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Best pies in the world VERY hard to get in NZ though.

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  Reply # 1104855 8-Aug-2014 13:27
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Sim's Bakery on SH1 in Tinwald (Ashburton) has great pies - especially the Chicken Satay. They use a more dense pastry that isn't flakey or sweet.

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  Reply # 1104856 8-Aug-2014 13:29
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Ok why is this not a phone app..




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  Reply # 1104872 8-Aug-2014 13:47
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Killerkiwi2005: Ok why is this not a phone app..


That's a fantastic idea! It could automatically alert you when approaching a pie place.




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