Our single flower native honeys are sourced fresh from New Zealand’s world renowned forests and bush lands so you are able to experience the distinctive tastes of New Zealand.
The distinct landscapes and regions from which each of our individual flower native floral honeys are sourced give each of them an identity very similar to wines from particular regions. Whether it’s honey from the subtropical forests of Northland, from the wild bushland of the South Island’s West Coast or honey from the alpine fields and temperate rugged plains of Central Otago, each of our honey products provide you with a taste of New Zealand’s remote and beautiful landscape.
Rich in anti-oxidants and packed full of nutritional value, these honeys are all natural, sourced sustainably and extracted and packed fresh.
Kamahi (Weinmannia racemosa) is one of most prolific of the native forest trees in New Zealand. The Kamahi tree is evergreen, flowers in the spring and is a favourite of the New Zealand honeybee. 100% Pure New Zealand Honey's Kamahi honey is sourced from the temperate and wild Southland and West Coast regions and produces a honey with the aroma of lanolin and crisp springtime herbaceous flavours. It goes well with New Zealand’s New-World Reisling and Sauvignon Blanc wines, fresh asparagus and creamy cheeses.
Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excela) is regarded as the native New Zealand Christmas Tree. Covered in bright red brush-like flowers in December, the Pohutukawa tree is an evergreen native that favours coastal conditions and is particularly prevalent in the North Island and on the sunny east coast of New Zealand. Pohutukawa Honey is a sweet high-quality honey. Pale gold in colour, it has delicate floral flavours that taste of the New Zealand summer season. Due to scarcity of supply, Pohutukawa honey is only available at limited times.
Rewarewa (Knightia excelsa) is commonly known as the New Zealand honeysuckle. It’s an evergreen tree endemic to the low elevation and valley forests of New Zealand's subtropical North Island and the Marlborough Sounds. Growing to a height of 30 metres tall and a trunk width of 1 metre, the Rewarewa Tree has 3-4 cm long bright structurally-complicated red flowers adapted to bird pollination, that bloom in spring and are a great source of honey production. The structure of the flower helps to prevent cross pollination. Rewarewa honey is a rich dark truly native tasting honey often mistaken for Manuka because of its full-bodied caramel and malt flavours. An aromatic honey, it is often used in place of golden syrup and maple syrup, and is a favourite in Asian dishes and desserts.
Tawari (Ixerba brexioides) is an impressive wide-spreading, native evergreen tree of New Zealand that grows up to 17m in height and produces large white flowers in spring. It is arguably the most beautiful of the New Zealand bush trees with flowers forming symmetrical bunches against similarly arranged large waxy green leaves. The flowers were once prized by the indigenious Maori people who used them for adornment and are a favourite of the honeybee. It is only found in the subtropical upper North Island, predominantly between Waitomo and Kaitaia. Tawari Honey is light in colour with orange-peel and liquorice aromas and delicious butterscotch and golden syrup flavours. It is the perfect topping for pancakes, crumpets and toast.
Rata (Metrosideros umbellata) is a magnificient New Zealand native evergreen tree found from sea level to 760 metres. Rata trees have glossy dark green leaves and trunks that are often gnarled and twisted. They are best known for their brilliant red flowers that appear in profusion from November to January. The trees tend to flower well only once every few years and favour the temperate, high rainfall conditions of the West Coast of the South Island which is where we source our honey. The nectar is treasured by native birds such as the Tui, Bellbird and Kaka, and produces very white honey considered to be of the very finest quality of any in the world.