Hāngī Pit Masters

Rewi Spraggon enlists six of the best chefs in Aotearoa and gets them to add their expertise, tastes and techniques to a traditional Māori hāngī under the gaze of thousands at one of the biggest food shows in Aotearoa, Taste of Auckland.

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Hangi Pit Masters, Series 1 Episode 1

Nestled in the heart of Auckland city former Al Brown protege’s Kyle Street and Jordan MacDonald’s restaurant Culprit has been delivering their trolley service since 2016. (PREMIERE)

Hangi Pit Masters, Series 1 Episode 3

Hangi Master Rewi Spraggon visits Italian native Sergio Maglione's Ponsonby Restaurant, Farina. Rewi sits down to dinner with Sergio's whanau and finds out what he plans to cook in the hangi at Taste of Auckland.

Hangi Pit Masters, Series 1 Episode 5

This week Rewi is in Ponsonby to meet with Augustus head chef Juan Balsami. Juan tells us about his upbringing in Argentina and his influences. He provides Rewi with his toughest hāngi challenge yet.

Hangi Pit Masters, Series 1 Episode 8

This week, it’s Chef Ben Bayly’s turn at Taste of Auckland and he’s brought some famous friends. Masterchef Australia judge George Calombaris joins Ben and Rewi to create a beautiful pork cheek.