Our Structure and Purpose

OANZ is a federation of organisations with a common interest in healthy food, healthy people and a healthy environment. We represent:

  • organic primary producer organisations

  • other primary producer organisations that include organic producers

  • Maori organic farming organisations

  • organic processers and manufacturers

  • organic traders, exporters and retailers

  • organic consumers and home gardeners

  • national peak bodies with organic interests

  • businesses with organic connections

OANZ is governed by a board made up of representatives of its constituent groups.

Our Chair is Chris Morrison (Co-founder of All Good Organics and Karma Cola) and our Deputy Chair is Tiffany Tompkins, Organic Winegrowers NZ.

Our board members are:

  • Sam Weaver (Bio Dynamic Farming and Gardening Association) 


Our primary purpose is to develop and advocate for pro-organic policies to decision-makers at central and local government level.