Due to recent COVID-19 developments, we have made some changes to the previously advertised schedule.

Organic NZ Awards Celebration*

* Please note, this event has been rescheduled and will now be held online.

17 September | 8 - 9 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


Organic Farmer of the Year Award

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Organic Leader of the Year Award

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Organic Brand of the Year Award

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Organic Food Product of the Year Award

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Organic Beverage Product of the Year Award

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Organic Non-Food Product of the Year Award

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Organic Regenerative Conference*  

* Please note, this event has been rescheduled.

5 November @ The Boatshed | 10:00 am - 6:00 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.


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. 


Panelists include: