Welcome to the Kōanga Institute
Home of New Zealand largest heritage food plant collection. We are here to inspire and support your ‘journey’ in regenerative living. Take a look around our website for 100% organic, regenerative and NZ grown seeds, trees, perennials, workshops, Guided Tours or check out our publications, and apprenticeship opportunities.


We hold nationally significant collections of New Zealand Heritage Food Plants and the support of our members is crucial. In order to continue to maintain these collections we need to significantly increase our membership and are aiming for 5000. 

Join us and help save New Zealand’s Heritage Food Plants!