The chefs table
Meet Wayne Charles Olsen, the Manager and Chef on site, acclaimed New Zealand Chef. A 30-year internationally experienced hospitality professional and award-winning chef.
Wayne’s mission is to provide guests with a genuine unpretentious and thoughtful experience which encourages relaxation and reflection. New Zealand Te Koha luxury accommodation is the fulfilment of a long-held dream for Wayne. An opportunity to help create an environment that promotes the best that Aotearoa has to offer. A commitment to showcase New Zealand’s world class producers, growers and artisans. An advocate of locally sourced and sustainable products. Land, earth & sea. Te Koha's kitchen gardens provide much of the produce for our bespoke lodge dining experiences. Matched with award winning New Zealand wines.