Fiona Fraser

Fiona Fraser is a Hawke’s Bay writer and founder of PR firm Contentment Agency. Before escaping Auckland she edited magazines at Bauer Media. She’s always up for yum cha.

Society
May 17, 2020

How sex workers are keeping clients in line in a pandemic

Sex workers are surely New Zealand's most under-acknowledged public health educators. 

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Food
May 4, 2020

Apiecalypse now: The baker battling lockdown bleakness with pastry

While many have taken to channelling their emotions into baking these past weeks, none have nailed it quite like Devoney Scarfe.

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Food
May 2, 2020

Why Nici Wickes’ cooking videos are the best thing on Instagram

Need an antidote to perfectly lit influencers and lockdown sourdough spam? May we suggest this refreshingly real food 'grammer.  

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Food
Dec 11, 2019

Why Hawke’s Bay is mad for meatballs: The true story of an unsung Kiwi icon

From Waipukurau to Waipawa, Hastings to Havelock North, how did a humble crumbed meatball reach cult status? Fiona Fraser investigates the origins of this east coast delicacy.

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