Welcome to Koanga Institute, home of New Zealand's largest heritage organic seed collection. We focus on growing nutrient dense food and seeds in a regenerative manner for the next generation's health and well being. Take a look around our website to buy seeds, take a course, read research.


What To Plant Now: April

It’s still warm here and so we’re hard out getting veggies in that will be feeding us in Spring: Endive, lettuce, broccoli, corn salad, kale etc.

Come Visit Us

We'll take you through BioIntensive Gardening - which ensures that the soil is regenerated for long term sustainability and show you our Urban Garden project in action.

Permaculture Design

12 Days that will change your life! Permaculture is a comprehensive ecological design system that addresses the ‘why, how and what’ and empowers both individuals and communities.

Regenerative Urban Farm

Urban Farming is really taking off all around the world right now! This is an overview of some of the systems in our Urban Farm Research Project here at Koanga.