The Poutama Honey Group (PHG) aims to deliver sustainable returns through best practice use of Māori land as well as enabling and leveraging the skills and resources of people. This may include the development of an Māori honey brand, leveraging stories of provenance and entering into joint venture arrangements with offshore partners.

Poutama, Māori honey producers, landowners and investors have agreed to coordinate efforts to enable Māori to become more involved in NZ’s burgeoning honey sector particularly Manuka Honey. We believe that Māori have the potential to create a unique ‘land to brand’ presence. This presence has two interweaving strands; ‘Land to Drum’ and ‘Drum to Market’.

The Poutama Honey Group is made up of the following entities;

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