Kiwi Road Trip food ideas


There’s nothing better than hitting the road to explore all the beauty New Zealand has to offer. From the taking in the captivating brilliance of Milford Sound to Kayaking in the Coromandel, we really do have everything right here in our back yard. What better way to see it all than by hitting the road? Below we’ve taken you through a couple of our favourite ways to keep those hungry tummies satisfied with some kiwi road trip food ideas. 


First things first; COFFEE! Start your road trip right with a coffee in hand – and do it in style with a stunning NZ themed reusable coffee cup. Simply spend $25.00 including 2 x 2L White Milk & receive a free Kiwi Roadie Coffee Cup.*


Secondly, the food. When packing for for a road trip, it’s important to think about meals and snacks that are going to keep well for long periods of time and don’t require cooking or reheating. Bonus points given if there’s little mess or crumbs!



  • Biscuits – we recommend our Kiwi Delight Biscuits. A classic oat biscuit packed with chewy jellies, chocolate chips, raisins and peanuts, everything you need for an energy hit – perfect for those long trips. They come packaged in a resealable bag so they make for easy storage. We also find they hold themselves together very well, meaning little mess after!
  • Fruit cake – it isn’t just for Christmas! Whilst very on theme for a December roadie, fruit cake is a great snack for road trips. Fruit cake is known for having an extremely long shelf life, with the fruits in it helping to keep it fresh. You can’t go wrong with a traditional fruit cake (iced or uniced), they’re moist and buttery, filled with fruits and aromatic spices. Or if you’re after something lighter, try our Light Fruit Cake – it has the traditional flavour known and loved without the weight.
  • Muffins – not a fan of fruit cake? Our Muffins are perfect for providing sustenance between meals. With 6 flavours to choose from and super easy to eat, they’re a hit with kids in particular.
Kiwi Delight Biscuits


  • Bacon & Egg Family Pie – A tried and true kiwi icon. Made with whole eggs and succulent diced bacon, all wrapped up in golden pastry. Yum! Bacon & Egg Family Pie makes for a great lunch or tea on the road. Simply heat it up before you leave, let it cool, cut it up into serving sizes and pack away in an air tight container. This pie holds itself together great and tastes equally as nice cold or warm, making it a road-trip must have. Eating it cold also helps hold the pie together better, meaning less crumbs and mess. Have a larger group to feed? Check out our Jumbo Bacon & Egg 1kg Pie.
  • Home-made rolls. The beauty of these is that they’re fully customisable. Think ham & cheese, BLT, chicken & cranberry… the combinations are endless! We recommend packing your fillings in a separate container and assembling them fresh when you take a break. Or, if you’re planning on eating them early on in your trip make them the night before or morning of and wrap air-tight for a super easy fresh lunch or dinner. We have a multitude of options from Dinner Rolls to Cheese Rounds, check them out here.
  • If all else fails, you can’t go wrong with a hot pie. Delicious (albeit messy!) it’s a classic for a reason.


Jumbo Bacon & Egg Pie


Lastly, you can’t beat a hot pie or fresh sandwich. With 25 Coupland’s Bakeries nationwide, you’re sure to pass by one on your road trip! Make sure to stop by, say hi to the team and get your foodie fix while you’re at it.


*Great Kiwi Roadie Coffee Cup Promotion runs 4th July – 31st July 2022. Strictly while stocks last, terms & conditions apply. 



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