Onuku Honey

Why New Zealand Honey is so popular?

Onuku Limited is a 100% Maori owned honey company based in Whakatane, New Zealand.

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Our Story

Onuku was established in 2016 by the Onuku Māori Lands Trust. Onuku Limited has become a fast growing business built on time honoured traditional ideas and principles including:

• Honesty and integrity
• Quality and class
• Reliability, hard work and know-how


The forming of Onuku Limited was based on the opportunity to utilise the vast experience of the team members and its many national and international market contacts.

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Why Manuka Honey is Expensive?

When it comes to superfoods, raw honey is associated with health benefits. Mānuka Honey isn’t a raw honey, but it is specialized. It’s antibacterial and bacterial resistant. 

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Why choose us?

The Origins ‘OAYE” system

Onuku Limited  utilizes the Origins product authentication system OAYE which allows consumers to access product and provenance information specific to each batch. This information can be accessed by scanning the embedded NFC tag. Each tag is individually registered to Onuku Limited and is part of a multi-tier authentication and anti-counterfeiting system.

Our Authencation System
UMF Certificate

Onuku Ltd is a license holder of the Unique Mānuka Honey Association UMF® grading system. Having the UMF® logo on our Mānuka Honey certifies that it is genuine Mānuka Honey. The number/ rating on the logo represents the unique signature compounds characteristic of this honey which ensure purity and quality. These include: the key markers of Leptosperin, DHA and Methylglyoxal.

Our Licenses
Rich Maori Heritage

Onuku is associated with the Onuku Maori Lands Trust (OMLT) that owns, administers and farms approximately 2363 Hectares of prime land at the base of the mighty Mount Tarawera.

Our Land

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