NZ MasterChef winner Aaron Brunet turns vegan eco warrior
- Fri 7 April 2017 on

"Many New Zealanders will remember Aaron Brunet as the always-smiling hippie type from Raglan whose incredible palate, creative cooking abilities and competition battle plan of yoga saw him take out national cooking show MasterChef 2013..."

Caged Beings story on NZ Herald
- 25 May 2017

"MasterChef NZ winner Aaron Brunet is among 40 high-profile Kiwis who will be locked up in a cage for 40 hours to protest factory farming..." 


The 4-minute story of how I went from winning Masterchef New Zealand to working with plant medicine and plantbased food. As a manifesto, this is how and why I do what I do :)

The Plantpower Experience on 'Becoming Plantbased'
- 18 Oct 2017 (YouTube video)

Amy from the 'Becoming Plantbased' YouTube channel joined us at our 4-course dinner for 100 people and shared her experience

My TEDx Ruakura talk
- August 2015 (YouTube video)

"A glimpse behind the curtain of reality TV"

The Bread Man
- 2013 video on Vimeo

Shot in early 2012 by the amazing Geraint Thomas, this video shows me making sourdough bread in Raglan, NZ using my woodfired brick oven.


Plant Power NZ Podcast with Aaron Brunet
- 3 July 2017 on

A talk with Dylan Steeples about overcoming depression with purpose, joy and living with integrity