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.

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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