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Manawa Honey Nz Business Award

2018 Horizon Energy Group Business Excellence Awards

September 2018

Manawa Honey NZ won two business awards for the Eastern Bay of Plenty region – Winner of Business Entrepreneurship for 2018 and Highly Commended for Business Excellence for Medium Business!!!
Read more about the 2018 Horizon Energy Group Business Excellence Awards

Manawa Honey Nz Artisan Food Awards

2018 Inspire+ NZ Artisan Awards

September 2018

With 397 high-calibre entries in our section, Manawa Honey was rapt to find out we had become a finalist! We submitted our cute little GiftPacks and they were obviously well received.
Read more about the 2018 Inspire + NZ Artisan Awards

Manawa Honey Nz Regional News Wellington

Regional News - Wellington

April 2019

Manawa Honey NZ gets a mention in the Regional News Connecting Wellington magazine. This is a fortnightly events and lifestyle publication, covering what’s on, where to go, and what to do in Greater Wellington – so much more than a newspaper.
Read about us in the Regional News

Manawa Honey Nz Hemispheres


September 2018

Manawa Honey features in this edition of Hemispheres which is one of United Airlines’ inflight magazines which is circulated monthly and reaches 139 million passengers annually. 

The story (pages 73 – 79) talks about a son who takes his cancer-survivor mother on a road trip through New Zealand in search of the magical healing powers of manuka honey.

Read More in the Hemispheres Inflight Magazine

Manawa Honey Nz Supermarket News

Supermarket News

August 2018

Starting with just 50 beehives, the Tuhoe Tuawhenua Trust sought to create careers for the community and in 2013 launched Manawa Honey NZ.

Here we share the story of how we started as a business, our products and where we see ourselves headed.

Read More in the Hemispheres Inflight Magazine

Manawa Honey Nz Mongabay Article

Mongabay Series: Indigenous Peoples & Conservation

February 2019

Published by Mongabay on the Tuawhenua Trust, founder of Manawa Honey – this story talks about our goals to maintain autonomy, manage the forest and see the community thrive. Manawa Honey shares about how we are setting up a profitable enterprise to provide jobs and eventually fund forest restoration.  A Maori community lends on tradition to restore it’s forest

Here are other Mongabay stories about the Tuhoe Tuawhenua trust and it’s activities:

What makes a healthy forest? Maori knowledge has some answers

Maori community reconnects youth with their ancestral forests 

Manawa Honey Nz Pure Advantage Article

Pure Advantage

August 2017

Manawa Honey features in this publication regarding the importance of bees to NZ.

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