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Food Safe Limited offers Food Safety Training, Health and Safety Training, HACCP Courses, Audit Training and Internal Auditing solutions for food businesses across New Zealand.

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Food Safety Certificate Christchurch


Christchurch, also known as the Garden City, offers a vibrant and buzzing retail, events and hospitality scene.

According to the Christchurch and Canterbury Quarterly Economic Report, retail spending in the central city grew by 14 percent and central city spending on food and beverage and apparel and personal products has increased 23 percent and 20 percent respectively for the 12 months on account of increased hospitality and retail offerings.

Here at Food Safe, we are passionate about training and supporting everyone who works or wants to work in the food and related sectors in New Zealand. Food Safe offers the most 5-star rated food safety certificate training course in Christchurch and across select centres in New Zealand.

Course Content is to MPI and global Codex Best Practice standards and includes:

  • Legislation covering food and regulatory / verifier inspections
  • Good Manufacturing Practice - GMP
  • Food safety hazards and HACCP controls
  • Introduction to the Seven Principles of HACCP
  • Allergen management
  • Methods to prevent cross-contamination
  • Cleaning and sanitizing + Critical Hygiene Areas
  • Pest control & Rubbish management
  • Critical temperatures, management and record keeping
  • Preparing for Verifier audits
  • Practically applying food safety learning with simple examples

Book your Christchurch training with us here:


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These resources are to provide you some more information about Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and keep all of our learners safe.

At Food Safe we believe an understanding based on science helps provide you with a strong conceptual and learning foundation, an approach that both MPI and Global organizations like WHO also endorse.

The material contained in these resources is only intended for the purposes of providing a basic overview.

While all reasonable effort is made to ensure the information is current at the time of training, it is not intended to take the place of or to represent, regulations or legislation which are updated continuously.


This World Heath Orgaisation (WHO) video answers a few questions



A message from the New Zealand Ministry Of Health




Information for learners recently returing from or visiting China - English




Information for Learners - Mandarin




How we protect ourselves and other learners in class




Self Isolation Guidelines to Keep Other Learners Safe




MoE Pandemic Planning Guide



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Food Safety Certificate Hamilton NZ


Hamilton, the heart of the Waikato in New Zealand, is a buzzing food and beverage hub and well known for dairy farming.

The region of Waikato employs over 10,400 people and produces over 27% of NZ’s milk.

Food Safe offers the most 5-star rated food safety training course in Hamilton and across select centres in New Zealand. Book your training with us here:

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4 Food Safety Tips for anyone looking to start a home food business. 

For in-depth knowledge on what is required to start a home food business, Food Safe runs regular food safety training courses for people looking to start a home food business, running cafes and restaurants, working in hospitality or looking for a job.


More Home Food Business Tips & Guidance


More video resources on Home Food Business Requirements can be found here.

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He Taonga Tamariki Manamotuhake or the Gift of Children and the uniqueness of their enterprises is dedicated to all tamariki of Aotearoa (New Zealand) and kids around the world and takes the form of a pilot programme we have named Whanake a Māori word which literally means to move onwards, to spring up and rise or launch for short!  



Whanake Launchpad is a pilot programme by invitation, developed to simplify food science, food safety, technology, data science, digital marketing, problem-solving, math, divergent thinking, entrepreneurship and building something tangible specifically for kids who may not connect with a traditional classroom model, or who might have learning challenges as well as all kids who would like to experience an unboxed learning approach.

Unconstrained learning from a simple lemonade stand, to making a Muesli bar, to how machine learning and artificial intelligence is used in food manufacture!


The video below provides a brief overview of Whanake LaunchPad:  



The slides explain Divergent Thinking and how it has influenced our programme:  



These slides explain the genesis of the programme from a Tikanga Māori and indigenous people learning perspective:  




To request this training and benefit from a fun classroom-based learning experience, call us on 0800 003 097 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.





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