Contact Information

Koanga Institute

Please Note: Our site and shop are not open to the public.

Koanga Institute is based near Wairoa within the Kotare Village, an Eco-Village / Community Land Trust. We do not have a shop on site and Koanga is not open to the public.  Our full range of seeds, plants and products are available through our on-line store and our seeds are also stocked by a range of retailers across New Zealand.

Location: Wairoa, Northern Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand
Phone: (06) 838-6269 | Due to staffing this phone will not be regularly answered so please do not leave messages here.

We are unable to answer specific garden related queries but do have an extensive Knowledge Base on our website covering lots of garden related information and also a range of Publications to support you.

If you have an order related query please e-mail [email protected] 

If you have an order related query but cannot e-mail then please phone Gail on 09 405 7787

E-mail: [email protected];

Guided Tours: If you wish to visit us we have guided tours available and also a range of workshops for people to gain a more detailed insight into aspects of what we do here.

NZ Heritage Plant Material

Do you have or know about plant material you think should be saved? It is the kaupapa of the Koanga Institute to collect and save, and make available to the public as many of our old trees and seeds as possible. Click here to download the contact form, we would love to here from you.