We’re from Ruatāhuna at the Heart of Māui’s Fish – the North Island of New Zealand. The purest place on earth.
We have built our honey business to sustain our people with jobs and good health, and to keep bees for what they do for our place and this planet. We specialise in producing the best native tree honeys from our vast untouched forests in Te Urewera – homeland of our tribe Tūhoe.
Exquisite honeys – taonga in taste and texture – magical Mānuka, stunning Rewarewa and rare Tāwari. Available to buy online or on sale in selected stores throughout New Zealand.
For discerning honey-lovers in New Zealand first, as well as across the globe.
People and the land in harmony, forever.
Creating jobs for generations of Tuhoe.
Practices based on natural forest sources of nectar and pollen.
Looking after our indigenous ecosystems in Te Urewera.
Producing honeys with great care.
I got to try Manawa’s manuka honey in Canada thanks to my kiwi husband. It is the most delicious honey I have ever tasted! It has such a delicate and floral taste. The creamy texture is very enjoyable. We sent some to my family and they absolutely loved it too. I contacted the company through the…
Thank you so much for the honey. It truly is the nectar of the gods. I love it; the wahine absolutely loves it. My tamariki are scabbing it from me, but I don’t mind giving them a taste of heaven…. After tasting that honey and being a honey lover I can honestly say never have…
I was one of the old fellas you met from Wairoa I brought some of your Manuka honey from the cafe got home decided to try some, well what a surprise it was absolutely beautiful so creamy loved it….I don’t know who the young lady was that I was talking to at the cafe but…
Hello Brenda. We all enjoyed meeting you today; our visit to Ruatahuna and surrounds and all the lovely smiling faces we met.. The day was full of pleasant surprises and well worth the journey. Your [Pua-a-Tane] honey is delicious.