Robert Oliver


Robert Oliver is a New Zealand chef, author and television presenter. Ambassador for Le Cordon Bleu, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. He is the presenter of REAL PASIFIK (Zoomslide Productions and Television  New Zealand) and was one of the authors chosen to represent New Zealand at the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair. In 2011 and 2012, Robert was Consulting Chef for NZ Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) in China (based in Shanghai). He is on the Tasting Panel of My Kitchen Rules NZ and is a feature contributor to the Huffington Post (New York) and to Global Gourmet Beijing.

Winner: Me’a Kai: The Food and Flavours of the South Pacific (Random House) BEST COOKBOOK IN THE WORLD 2010 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Paris co-authored with Dr. Tracy Berno featuring Fijian photographer Shiri Ram.

Winner: Mea’ai Samoa: Recipe and Stories from the Heart of Polynesia (Random House) BEST TV CHEF COOKBOOK IN THE WORLD 2013, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Beijing co-authored with Dr. Tracy Berno featuring Fijian photographer Shiri Ram.

Finalist: New York Film & Television Award 2014 in Travel & Tourism (Zoomslide Media & TVNZ) for the television series REAL PASIFIK based on Robert’s work and the food culture of the South Pacific played in New Zealand (TVOne) in September – October 2013, and is now playing on SBS Australia, Maori TV and internationally in 40 + countries



Robert Oliver's Recent Press Clippings

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“I seek to create a food product that supports our well-being, validates culture and empowers local agriculture and community”



Books by Robert Oliver



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Friends! Book for this asap...my fabulous sister Cindy Filo is doing "One Night Only" at Skycity in a fundraiser for Variety Kids Charity.... only $10 each! I'm going with a group of friends...come along and bring in the Christmas season with laughs and love as only Cindy can do :) Book here and see you there.. ... See MoreSee Less

Christmas with Cindy

December 22, 2017, 7:30pm - December 22, 2017, 9:30pm

SKYCITY presents Cindy Of Samoa performing LIVE for one night only! Join us for an extraordinary night of music and dancing, featuring special guests including Diamond Entertainment, Club Men of Steel, the SKYCITY Christmas Rockettes, Michael Murphy, Drew Neemia and a performance by a gospel choir. All proceeds from ticket sales go to Variety New Zealand. A night not to miss… Tickets from Ticketek New Zealand This event is strictly R18. ID Required.

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This treasure arrived today- what a beauty. All Fijians and friends of Fiji- get this book. Can be purchased online at www.thetropicalindian.com. All proceeds go to WOW. ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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About Robert

Award winning Author, Chef Ambassador for Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand/Pacific Islands, TV presenter of REAL PASIFIK and MKRNZ tasting panelist.

For event or booking enquiries please contact: Johnson & Laird Management
+64 9 376 0882
Current location: New Zealand

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