Potato renaissance in NZ groceries prompts Seven Sharp to ask: Which spud is king?

The humble potato is a staple of the Kiwi diet, but it always seems to play second fiddle.

Whether it be roast as a mate for the lamb or smothered in tomato sauce with your battered fish.

But like craft beers, spuds are having something of a renaissance.

In some supermarkets you can find a potato variety for the exact type of cooking you are doing, but which one is the best?

Seven Sharp's Tamati Rimene-Sproat headed out to dig up the answers in the video above.

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The humble Kiwi spud is rising in popularity. Source: Seven Sharp