About Us

Kiwi Herbs Limited is a New Zealand based provider of wholesale native (indigenous and endemic) biological materials and resources (terrestrial, marine and aquatic) and is a member of Natural Products New Zealand.

Kiwi Herbs Limited mitigates their environmental impacts by undertaking rare, threatened and endangered species recovery programmes from their native plant nursery Kiwi Plants Ltd and cultivating desirable plants on their own properties.

We are specialist suppliers to the United States of America, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, India, European Union and Germany (and other countries, laws permitting) of bulk herbs (Category One material).

  • Totarol
  • Nutrients
  • Bodycare products
  • Cosmetics
  • Antioxidants
  • Digestive aid
  • Seaweeds
  • NZ Calcium Bentonite
  • Geothermal Mud
  • Beeswax
  • Scents
  • Toiletries
  • Teas
  • Culinary condiments
  • Insect repellant
  • Horopito (Bulk)
  • Flavours and scents
  • Manuka Honey/Manuka Oil
  • Organic food supplements
  • Vitamins
  • Dietary supplements
  • Tonic
  • Freshwater (Bulk)

We are also able to supply biological New Zealand materials for international companies to undertake research, rigorous risk assessment and safety management processes for product registration. (Category Two material)

  • Liquids
  • Essences
  • Dyes
  • Anthelmintic
  • Remedies
  • Biological agents
  • Distilled Oils
  • Insecticides
  • Seed
  • Fungicides
  • Pain killer
  • Powders
  • Bactericide
  • Tinctures
  • Minerals
  • Ointment
  • Tonic
  • CO2 supercritical extracted compounds

Our resident Maori rongoa tohunga (expert) will formulate our leaf flakes, powders or liquids together especially for you, when you submit your Health assessment and Order Form. (Category One products)

Biodiscovery, bioprospecting biological materials and resources with access and benefit sharing (ABS) opportunities available with New Zealand Maori Tribal Authorities.

Fred Allen

Fred Allen

Fred is the Managing Director of Kiwi Herbs Ltd and has participated in the NZ Health and Wellness Industry for over 30 years. Also trained in NZ Health Governance, he has been a Board Member and Trustee for a District Health Board, a Primary Health organization and sole national organization representing Traditional Maori medicine.

Fred has been, and continues as, Managing Director of Kiwi Plants Ltd since 1996 and has invested in development of personal specialist expertise in native flora, NZ biodiversity, ethno botany, phytochemistry and therapeutics of NZ endemic and indigenous herbal medicine.

Fred is also managing director of Kiwi Environmental Ltd which is an export marketing company with 2 Asian directors focussed on exports.

Kath Allen

Kath Allen

Kath is the second of Kiwi Herbs Ltd two Directors and has participated within the NZ and Australian Cosmetic and Wellness Industry for over 30 years.

Originally trained as a nurse in New Zealand, Kath then qualified as a beauty therapist in Australia and then as a sales consultant and self employed beauty therapist.

Kath has been employed as a sales consultant for Lancome (the luxury division of L'Oreal) for 18 years.

Kath is also a director of Kiwi Plants Ltd and is accounts manager for 3 companies.