Use our directory to find food systems knowledge

Our directory is an evolving hub of resources which reflects the work we are doing in Kaipara. Message us via the contact form if there is a resource you would like to see in our directory!

Kaipara Kai Research Overview

The Kaipara Kai project includes: Kai feasibility research; Local climate (topo-climate), soil and water availability research; Establishing a Kaipara Kai Hub, a one-stop support base for landowners; Analysing market opportunities; Activation plan - an approach to realising Kaipara Kai opportunities

Kaipara Kai Feasibility Research

'Kaipara Kai Growing Larger' is a feasibility study commissioned by Kaipara District Council, carried out by Coriolis in April 2020. Looks at new opportunities in food production for the Kaipara District.

Topo-climate Research

'Current & Future Crop Suitability in the Kaipara District', commissioned by Kaipara District Council and carried out by NIWA, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research and Plant & Food. This report is a more detailed look into the suitability of the chosen six crops showed that they present an opportunity to be grown and incorporated into cropping rotations with existing agricultural systems in the Kaipara District.

NIWA Climate Change Impacts for Kaipara District

Study: Kaipara District Council 2003 “Potential Land-Use Change in the Hokianga and Western Kaipara Region”

This report represents a joint project between Kaipara District Council, Far North District Council, NIWA, Land Research, Crop and Food Research and Horticulture Research to identify potential land use change in the Hokianga and western Kaipara region.

Kaipara District Council

Northland Inc

Northland Inc is the Regional Economic Development Agency for Northland encompassing the Regional Tourism Organisation and central government’s Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network.

Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation's mission is to activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand.

Opportunity Grows Here

Looking for work? Here you’ll find information about careers, training and links to jobs available in our primary industries - on our vineyards, forests, farms, orchards and seas.

Education to Employment Te Tai Tokerau Training Map

e2e Te Tai Tokerau have developed a visual map of the education sector. This fantastic resource links you to training providers locally, online and throughout New Zealand.

Northtec Tai Tokerau Wānanga

NorthTec (Tai Tokerau Wānanga) offers short courses, certificates, diplomas, degrees and other NZQA accredited qualifications at campuses across Northland.

NZ Entrepreneur Magazine

New Zealand's online magazine for entrepreneurs, startups and SME business builders.

Startup NZ Training Programme

Lesson 1 is free for all enterprising Kiwis to take right now. Learn more about the programme and find your Entrepreneurial Purpose.

Te Uru Rākau | Forestry New Zealand MPI

Te Uru Rākau is focused on supporting the planting of exotic and indigenous forests, sustainable forestry management, programmes like the Emissions Trading Scheme, and forestry grants.

Ministry for Primary Industries Food Safety Toolkit

New Zealand Food Safety (Haumaru Kai Aotearoa) ensures systems are in place to support businesses to make safe and suitable food – for New Zealand and our export markets.

Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust

Te Uri o Hau is a Northland hapu of Ngati Whatua whose area of interest is located in the Northern Kaipara region.

Te Roroa Iwi

Te Roroa rohe stems from the Hokianga heads to Tokatoka maunga in the Kaipara and encapsulates the Waipoua Forest and Kai Iwi lakes.

Te Kāhui Māngai (Directory of Iwi and Māori Organisations)

Te Kāhui Māngai is a useful tool for anyone to find out basic information about iwi, hapū and marae.

Sustainable Food & Fibre Futures (SFFF)

SFF Futures is a fund that supports problem-solving and innovation in New Zealand’s food and fibre sectors by co-investing in initiatives that make a positive and lasting difference.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

NZTE use their extensive knowledge and global networks to help exporters of all sizes make better decisions and connect to the right partners and investors. They connect international businesses and investors with high-value growth opportunities in New Zealand.

Global Entrepreneurship Network New Zealand

Paparoa Farmer’s Market Research & Promo

Northland Regional Council

Their mission is working together to create a healthy environment, strong economy and resilient communities. "Our Northland - together we thrive."