Thank you for entering The Great New Zealand Hot Cross Bun Competition 2023! Your competition entry has been received.

You will be allocated an entrant number which will be sent to you separately after registrations have closed. Please make sure all products entered for judging have the entrant number clearly displayed.

March 14 – Entries close
March 16 – Entries to be delivered to
NZ Bakels 21 Kelvin Grove Rd, Palmerston North, 5301
no later than 5pm
March 17 – Judging day at NZ Bakels Palmerston North.

Winners of the three top placings will be notified on March 17 with the winner announced in the media the following week.

Address for entries:

Judging: Friday the 17th March
Deliveries no later than 5pm Thursday the 16th of March.
NZ Bakels, 21 Kelvin Grove Rd,
Palmerston North, 5301


If you have any questions about the Hot Cross Bun competition, please contact Dave Bradley

Good Luck!