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Nature's Laboratory: Unlocking Business Potential with Northland's Natural Product Cluster

New Zealand, often celebrated as a living laboratory of biodiversity, continues to captivate the world with its commitment to understanding and innovating natural products. We are proud to be supporting these strides with a Natural Products Business Cluster, a dedicated hub based here at the Park where science, knowledge, and boundless possibilities converge.


Growing Businesses Naturally

This revolutionary initiative serves as a central resource and support system aimed at nurturing and guiding the development of natural products within the realms of beauty, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned professional, the Natural Products Cluster has something to offer everyone.


A playground of innovation

At the heart of the cluster activities are two state-of-the-art laboratories, both GMP-certified and meticulously equipped with the technology for natural skincare, rongoā (traditional Māori herbal medicine), and health product development. These compact yet efficient spaces are the playgrounds for innovation, where ideas flourish into tangible products.



Is This for You?

  • Early-Stage Product Development: If your business is still in the nascent stages of product development, the Natural Products Cluster is the ideal platform to kickstart your journey.

  • Small-Scale Manufacturing: Searching for a manufacturing location that understands the nuances of natural product development? Look no further; this cluster is tailor-made for you.

  • Navigating Certification and Audits: Navigating the labyrinth of product certification and audits can be overwhelming. Let the experts at the Natural Products Cluster simplify and guide this process.

  • Expanding to Export Markets: Dreaming of expanding your market reach beyond New Zealand's shores? The cluster's range of services is poised to facilitate your global ambitions.


Meet the Visionary - Suzanne Hall MNZM

Behind this trailblazing endeavor is none other than Suzanne Hall MNZM, a luminary with four decades of experience in building natural skincare brands. Suzanne's incredible journey is peppered with 28 international awards for her exceptional contributions to the world of natural products. Her passion lies in enabling the Northland region to build its capabilities by helping entrepreneurs maximize their resources as they grow

their businesses.



Discover the Brands

The Natural Products Cluster is already abuzz with creativity and innovation. With 14 active members, here are some of the noteworthy brands currently being nurtured:

  • Power Skin Solutions

  • Hana Botanicals

  • I Love Me Aotearoa

  • TJ Clark Minerals

In conclusion, the Natural Products Business Cluster here at the Park is not just a facility; it's a platform for dreams to take flight, a hub for creativity to flourish and for likeminded businesses to develop.


If you've ever dreamt of harnessing the power of nature for your products, the Ngawha Innovation and Enterprise Park is your destination. Join us on this remarkable journey, where nature meets innovation and businesses grow naturally!

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