Back cover: Scenes from NZTCA National Conference 2010, held in Christchurch 25-28 March. Clockwise from top left: • NZTCA members evaluate the Pickled Walnut competition entries. On display is the beautiful trophy that was won by Wilma and Nelson Rubber. • Graeme Nicholas comperes Conference Dinner. • Biodiversity on show during the pre-conference tour to Linocln University. • Apple varieties on display at Dunsandel Store. • Conference 2010 organiser Jenny Lawrence with the Taste of Canterbury platter. • Linda Gardner (centre) shows her medlar tree during the Trees and a Tipple field trip. • The Bell Tea Guy, Matthew Greenwood, teaches the flavours and fortunes of tea during a food-matched tea tasting.