About Gareth Renowden

Gareth Renowden.Gareth Renowden (MA Oxon) is the author of the award-winning The Truffle Book (Limestone Hills 2005), The Olive Book (Canterbury University Press 1999) and Video – The Inside Story (Collins (UK) 1983). He has written for and worked on a wide variety of magazines and newspapers in Britain, NZ and the US.

Gareth is trying to grow truffles, olives and grapes on a small farm (Limestonehills.co.nz & blog.limestonehills.co.nz) in North Canterbury, and is a former president of the NZ Truffle Association.

He is a member of the committee of the NZ Meteorological Society, deputy chair of the North Canterbury Radio Trust, and a founder member of the Waipara River Protection Group.

Gareth also runs: