Kellogg Rural Leadership Tai Tokerau Whangarei

Step up in 2021 – do a Kellogg in Tai Tokerau Become a Leader of change in your region Rural Leaders are excited to announce the first regionally hosted Kellogg Rural Leadership programme in Tai Tokerau (Whangarei) next year. The programme will keep the same format as a normal Kellogg Programme. However, the first and … Continued


  The Kaipara Kai Hub team has been busy getting to know Kaipara’s community of food producers, landowners and growers. Continuing the success of the Regenerative Agriculture series of events that were held in 2020, we have partnered with Calm The Farm, experts in supporting communities in the transition to regenerative agriculture. About Calm The Farm … Continued

Potential Land-Use Change in the Hokianga and Western Kaipara Region

In 2003, a report was published on Climate, Soil, and Crop Information for Identifying Potential Land Use Change in the Hokianga and Western Kaipara Region   This comprehensive project between Kaipara District Council, Far North District Council, NIWA, Land Research, Crop and Food Research and Horticulture Research identifies potential land use change in the Hokianga … Continued

Introducing: The Good Food Collective

The Good Food Collective is a premium online store that specialises in connecting discerning foodies with the very best food and beverage products that small to medium sized New Zealand producers have to offer. It’s a showcase of the freshest produce, the finest cuts, wholesome and less processed quality products housed within one, easy to … Continued

Garden2Go: a local food startup

Garden2Go is a Dargaville based startup who set up and maintain veggie gardens for local people. They grow their own seedlings and have all their own equipment well as providing local expertise to design the right garden for the site. This is a great benefit for people who want a veggie garden but don’t have time … Continued

Kaipara Kai Hub on the potential of avocados in Kaipara

“Kaipara targets avocado market” Paul Campbell from the Kaipara Weekend Lifestyler recently published a story discussing the potential for an avocado industry in Kaipara . Hub Manager Matt Punter commented on the potential for avocado growing in Kaipara. Read the article in the July 31 2020 issue of the Weekend Lifestyler here:

RNZ’s Country Life visit Kaipara Kai Hub

Earlier this month, RNZ’s Country Life radio show visited Kaipara Kai Hub. Listen to the interview here: Read the article on RNZ’s website here: