ORGANIC WEEK 2021
Join us in Wellington on 10 September to kick off Organic Week 2021 with two special events!
Spaces are limited. Get your tickets for the
2021 Organic NZ Awards and the
Organic Regenerative Conference now!
Organic Regenerative Conference*
* Please note, this event has been rescheduled.
17 September @ The Boatshed | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join sector leaders in launching the 2021 Organic Sector Strategy. With input from over 200 organic sector stakeholders, the strategy is key to growing the $723 million sector over the next few years.
Rudd Kleinpaste, NZ’s favourite naturalist, will lead our sector heroes through two panel discussions: “Organic 3.0” Regen & Organics Working Together to Accelerate Our Impact” and "Organics, Solving Key Environmental Issues.”
Welcome and Keynote Address
OANZ Chair, Chris Morrison, along with our Master of Ceremonies, Ruud Kleinpaste, will kick-off the conference.
Organic Sector Strategy Launch
Speakers include Lain Jagar (Chair of Fit for a Better World), Miriana Stephens (Wakatū), and members of the Organic Sector Strategy Leadership Group. We will take a deep dive into the strategy and the future of our sector.
14:00 pm - Afternoon Panel Speaker Sessions
Two panels focusing on 1) how regenerative agriculture and organics can work together, and 2) organics role in solving environmental issues.
Adrian Townsend, Durham Farms
Jono Frew, Quorum Sense
Allan Richardson, Avalon Farming
Rachel Short, Shortland Farms
Jeff Moyer, Rodale Institute, (USA)
Charles Merfield, BHU Future Farming Centre
Tony Downman, Pamu Farms
Gaz Ingram, Farmlands
Organic NZ Awards Celebration
10 September @ Te Papa's Marae | 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Organic NZ Awards Celebration will showcase the very best of Aotearoa's organic community. All six winners will be announced at the celebration.
This year's awards will be presented to the Organic Farmer, Leader, Brand, Food Product, Beverage and Non-food Product of the Year.
Additionally, the Soil & Health Association of New Zealand will be celebrating its 80th birthday! Enjoy a festive atmosphere and delicious food and beverages while celebrating this important milestone and the achievements of the organic community.
Proudly sponsored by Organic NZ, Aotearoa’s leading organics and sustainable living magazine
THE ORGANIC NZ AWARDS ARE PRESENTED BY THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS
Organic Farmer of the Year Award
Organic Leader of the Year Award
Organic Brand of the Year Award
Organic Food Product of the Year Award
Organic Beverage Product of the Year Award
Organic Non-Food Product of the Year Award