Our people. Our promise. Our commitment.
New Zealand Native Honey
Established in 2018, New Zealand Native Honey Products and RāKiwi is a labour of love for Tairāwhiti-raised founder Brendan Shivnan, in partnership with Joe Harris (Ngāti Maniapoto/Tainui), design kaitiaki (guardian) of the business. Plus, our trusted network of independent bee-keepers, across New Zealand. We are committed to delivering quality honey products to our customers while having a positive impact on our people and the planet.
B-CORP Impact Score
- 101.2 Overall B Impact Score
- 80 Qualifies for B Corp
- 50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses
Based on the B Impact assessment, New Zealand Native Honey Products Limited earned an overall score of 101.2. The median score for ordinary business who complete the assessment is currently 50.9
We are proud to be a Certified B-Corporation. A B-Corp, or Benefit Corporation, is a type of business entity that seeks to balance profit with social and environmental goals. These companies are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, community, and the environment, in addition to their financial returns. B-Corps undergo a rigorous certification process to demonstrate their commitment to these broader objectives.
The East Coast Exchange and Toha Network
We help build partnerships with Māori-owned businesses and measure the impact we create through The Toha Network, working closely with remote communities to help them thrive. Each purchase our customers make helps plant more native forests on the East Coast of Aotearoa New Zealand, where the sun greets the world each dawn.
Our honey is carefully packed in HAACP-certified facilities, ensuring top-tier safety and purity. From harvest to packaging, strict measures prevent contamination, meeting the highest food safety standards. Our commitment to excellence guarantees a superior product for our customers' enjoyment and trust.
Packing and Shipping
We use sustainably sourced and recyclable materials for packaging to help reduce environmental impact and support a more eco-friendly approach to product distribution. This practice can contribute to minimizing waste, conserving natural resources, and promoting a circular economy. Keeping your product safer. And the environment, happy.