from the Kapiti News website:-
Waikanae Butchery has an impressive new award to add to its collection.
The butchery won a gold medal in the Great New Zealand Sausage Competition, run by Retail Meat New Zealand, held at Fresh Factory, Mt Eden, Auckland on Thursday, 13 October.
Butchery owner Andy Stroombergen, who attended the awards night with his partner Hilary Weber, was presented with a golden forked sausage trophy after his business won a gold medal in the black pudding/rounds category for its white pudding.
There were 500 entries in the competition in various categories, from about 75 companies.