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Burn jelly plant

4 Review(s)
Price $6.50
Availability: 14 In Stock

Bulbine frutescens

Family: Asphodelaceae

Common names: burn jelly plant, stalked bulbine, snake flower, cat's tail

This is a popular, waterwise garden plant, especially when planted en masse as a ground cover, or in rock gardens. It is often cultivated for its medicinal properties.

Water Kefir Kit

Price $45.00
Availability: 20 In Stock

We have put together this kit for anyone wanting in making delicious water kefir at home.

The KoruKai Herb Farm "Water Kefir Guide" will guide you along step by step to make your own probiotic, healthy, fizzy water kefir sodas at home.

You can get an additional glass jar (select below).

Dishwash Bar

5 Review(s)
Price $7.50
Availability: 50 In Stock

With Coconut Oil and Lemon

This bar cuts through grease and is gentle on your hands.
Can be used as is to wash your dishes or turned into a liquid dish soap (directions below and on the back of the label).

$7.50 each

$7 each when buying more than 3 bars.

Perfect in combination with this Soap Shaker.

Sourdough Starter for Baking Bread

10 Review(s)
Price $17.00
Availability: 20 In Stock

Sourdough starter in a base of certified organic rye flour and spring water.

You get the starter and our sourdough guide (sent via email to download).

This item gets shipped every Monday.
Order and payment needs to be in by 4pm Saturday to get shipped on Monday.

Foraging Tour on Bikes

Price $95.00
Availability: Out of stock

Sign up below if you are interested in this event.

Fun family event on bikes exploring Pigeon Bay

Foraging, connecting to nature, collecting mussels and seaweed and preparing the harvest to make a delicious dinner together.

Date: October/November 2021
Time: to be confirmed
Location: Pigeon Bay waterfront, Banks Peninsula

Price includes dinner!


Water Kefir Grains

2 Review(s)
Price $14.00
Availability: 12 In Stock

Make your own fizzy, probiotic drink to benefit your digestive tract.

Vegan cousin of milk kefir and caffeine-free friend of kombucha.


3 Tbsp of active organic water kefir grains to make 1 litre of fizzy, probiotic drink in 48 hours.

Come with our comprehensive guide and recipes for lots of inspiration.

Sourdough Bread Baking Guide

1 Review(s)
Price $5.00
Availability: 98 In Stock

This thorough guide covers all the basics that you need to know to create great artisan sourdough bread.
It includes instructions how to look after your starter and includes recipes to get you started on this amazing journey.

You will get the guide as downloadable pdf so make sure you enter the correct email address when placing your order.

Last update of the file: 29th September 2020

Water Kefir Guide

Price $5.00
Availability: 86 In Stock
This guide covers all the basics that you need to know to create probiotic, healthy, fizzy water kefir sodas.
It includes instructions how to make the frist and the second ferment and includes recipes and flavour combinations.

You will get the guide as downloadable pdf so make sure you enter the correct email address when placing your order.

Last update: 7th January 2021

Face & Body Balsam

5 Review(s)
Price $23.00
Availability: 25 In Stock
This Balsam is free from preservatives, fragrances and even essential oils, making it ideal for sensitive skin and dry skin conditions.
We have crafted it with customers in mind that struggle with conventional skin care products, either because of lack of nourishment or oversensitivity to preservatives or fragrances.

Available in floral and woody scent (select below).

Baby Bottom Balm

3 Review(s)
Price $18.00
Availability: 26 In Stock

This natural balm contains herbal extracts from KoruKai Herb Farm. Calendula, Chamomile, Native NZ Kanuka and St John's Wort are extracted in certified organic sunflower oil over a 6-week period.
The balm has been formulated to nurture, sooth and protect baby’s delicate skin. It provides a barrier to prevent nappy rash, reduces inflammation and heals the skin.

50g glass container.

SunArmour

6 Review(s)
Price $16.00
Availability: 7 In Stock

SunArmour is made with only natural ingredients. It nourishes and protects your skin from the sun. 

It is easily applied, effective, lightweight and non-greasy and provides UVA and UVB protection.

Available in 75g and 150g (please select below).

Elephant Garlic

Price $12.00
Availability: Out of stock

SOLD out for 2021!
Sign up below to get notified once the crop is ready in 2022.


Order contains 3 cloves.

Organically grown at KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula.
Free from chemical fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides.

Foraging Tour: Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

10 Review(s)
Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

Next workshop will be in October 2021. Sign up below to get notified once we have set a a date.

Date: to be announced
Time: 10am - 3pm

Location: Pigeon Bay waterfront and KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula
1 hour from Halswell, Carpooling from Chch is usually possible.

Price includes a delicious, healthy and nourishing lunch, an informative booklet and a healing salve.

Hay Fever Tea

2 Review(s)
Price $14.00
Availability: 5 In Stock

The herbs in this tea may help your body to be less reactive to airborne irritants and, at the same time, to clear the sinus passageways. It provides seasonal and year-round support.

Available in 30g and 60g (please choose below).

Loose tea in compostable packaging.

Medicinal Herbs for Winter Wellbeing

4 Review(s)
Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

Sign up below and get notified once this workshop is available again.

In this workshop you will learn about a range of wild and cultivated medicinal herbs with antiviral and antimicrobial properties to boost immunity for the coming winter months. You will also create a unique herbal winter tea, a foot soak and an inhalation blend.

Date to be announced
Time: 10pm - 3pm

Location: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula

Gift Wrapping

Price $0.00
Availability: 9993 In Stock

Get your gifts wrapped by us for free.
Simply select this option with your selection of products and we wrap and send them straight to the receiver.
Cards are available here and can be sent with a personalised message.

Grow Your Own Food - Autumn Workshop

4 Review(s)
Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

Sign up below and be the first to find out once we have set a new date.

New date to be announced for autumn 2022.
Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula
1 hour from Halswell, Carpooling from Chch is usually possible.
Accommodation options in Pigeon Bay, surrounding bays and Akaroa.

When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions (view here).

Burn & Bite Cooling Gel

1 Review(s)
Price $17.00
Availability: 34 In Stock

Fast relief for insect bites, burns and sunburn

Use for oozy, wet and inflamed eczema

Reduces swelling and inflammation

Made with Aloe Vera Extract, Plantain and Lavender

A winning combination and a must-have in every first aid kit

Suitable for the whole family


30ml glass packaging with pump.

Fermentation Pack

1 Review(s)
Price $79.00
Availability: 8 In Stock
We have put together this pack for anyone wanting in making delicious ferments at home, but unsure where to start and how to go about it.

The KoruKai Herb Farm "Lacto-Fermentation" booklet will guide you along step by step to make your own probiotic lactic-ferments at home.

Please select Standard Pack or Maxi Pack (details below).

Fermentation, Microbiome and Gut Health

6 Review(s)
Price $110.00
Availability: Out of stock

New Date to be announced! Sign up below to get a notification once a new date has been set.

10am-3pm

Price: $110 (lunch included)

Location: KoruKai Herb Farm, Pigeon Bay, Banks Peninsula
1 hour from Halswell, Carpooling from Chch is usually possible.
Accommodation options in Pigeon Bay, surrounding bays and Akaroa

When signing up for this workshop you automatically agree to the Terms and Conditions (view here).

Fermenting Airlock without ring

Price $5.00
Availability: 9864 In Stock

Diameter: 8.4cm

This silicone airlock is perfect for keeping lacto-fermented pickles and drinks under an airlock during fermentation. As pressure builds up gas pushes out the top of the spout without letting air in.

They are suited for mason jars and are secured with a stainless steel ring (ring not included).

1 airlock without ring is $5.

For airlocks with ring please go here.

Fermenting Airlock with ring

Price $7.50
Availability: 9843 In Stock
This silicone fermentation airlock and stainless steel band is perfect for keeping lacto-fermented pickles and drinks under an airlock during fermentation and storage. As pressure builds up gas pushes out the top of the spout without letting air in.

Diameter of airlock is 8.4cm

One airlock with ring is $7.50

For airlocks without ring please go here.

Fermenting Weight

Price $7.50
Availability: 103 In Stock

This glass fermentation weight is just what you need to make ferments successfully at home.
Place it over your shredded vegetables and fit a fermenting airlock on the jar.
They are also great to make homemade apple cider vinegar.

Diameter is 69mm, depth 22mm
Weight: 180g

The weight fits most wide mouth preserving jars. Always measure the jars before placing an order.


One weight is $7.50
Four weights are $28

Fermentation Pounder

Price $29.50
Availability: 19 In Stock
We have made a great amount of ferments over the years at KoruKai Herb Farm and used a fair bit of pounders. We know what makes a pounder fabulous.
This one is made to our measurements by a local Akaroa woodturner and is well-designed for pounding vegetables and tightly packing them into jars or crocks for best fermentation.

Digestive Tonic

Price $15.50
Availability: 5 In Stock

AIDS DIGESTION, RELIEVES HEARTBURN, PREBIOTIC


This tonic with raw, organic apple cider vinegar aids in digestion and relieves occasional heartburn.
The addition of dandelion root, fennel seeds and elecampane make it a great tonic for a healthy gut flora.


Available in 100ml and 200ml glass bottles (select below).

Facial Cleanse and Healing Pack

Price $29.00
Availability: 9977 In Stock
This is a fantastic pack - not just for teens!

The facial steam opens pores and cleans them thoroughly. It softens and helps release dead skin cells, dirt, bacteria and other impurities that can cause breakouts.
The Face Bar draws impurities and toxins out of the skin and the Skin Healing Salve is soothing and heals acne spots and skin inflammations.

Milk Kefir Grains 2nd August

34 Review(s)
Price $18.00
Availability: 8 In Stock

Order now for shipment on Monday, 2nd August 2021*.

1 portion of active milk kefir grains to culture 1-2 cups of milk in 12-24 hours.
Buy once and use over and over again.

Not for human consumption. The grains have been grown in a certified kitchen, but are not registered. We use them for our consumption, but sell them for animal treatment only.

The perfect addition is the Fermenting Flask to keep your kefir at a steady temperature - day and night!

* order and payment need to be in by 4pm Saturday to be sent the following Monday, otherwise they will be sent the week after.

Milk Kefir Guide

Price $5.00
Availability: 86 In Stock
This guide covers all the basics that you need to know to create probiotic, healthy milk kefir.

You will get the guide as downloadable pdf so make sure you enter the correct email address when placing your order.

Last update: 1st October 2020

Seed Yams

1 Review(s)
Price $15.00
Availability: Out of stock

SOLD OUT. Sign up below to be the first to get notified once they are available again (June/July 2022).

Oxalis tuberosa. Also called Oka or Oca.

Organically grown seed yams grown at KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula. Free from synthetic fertiliser, pesticides and herbicides.

Diastatic Malt Powder

1 Review(s)
Price $5.00
Availability: 18 In Stock

Certified organic diastatic malt is made from barley grains which are sprouted and then dried at a low temperature before being milled into a powder.

The organic barley is kilned carefully to create a high diastatic power. We mill it to order to provide you a very fresh powder for your baking.

Available in 100g and 500g bulk pack in a home-compostable, biodegradable pouch.

Danish Dough Whisk

1 Review(s)
Regular price $21.00 Price $18.00 -$3.00
Availability: 156 In Stock
Sturdy dough whisk made with an oak handle and stainless steel head. It is perfect for bringing the dough together at the very start when mixing the water with the flour. Dough won’t get caught in the wires, and won’t clump in the center. 
Perfect for everything from artisan sourdough loaves, pasta, muffins and biscuits.

Length: 33cm
Head diameter: 8cm
Wire thickness: 3mm

Milk Kefir Kit

Price $45.00
Availability: 9 In Stock

This kit contains all the basic equipment that you need to make healthy probiotic milk kefir at home.
This kit comes with active and healthy milk kefir grains, that can be used over and over again.
All you need do is add fresh milk and you are ready to ferment.

Not for human consumption. The grains have been grown in a certified kitchen, but are not registered. We use them for our consumption, but sell them for animal treatment only.


Please note that this kit gets shipped each week.

Next shipment: 2nd August 2021

Peppermint dormant root cuttings

8 Review(s)
Price $5.00
Availability: 24 In Stock


Available only over winter (July/August), while plant is dormant.

We ship live plants on Mondays* only.

This is a beautiful peppermint with a very "pepperminty" flavour. It is the one we grow commercially.

We have root cuttings availabe for a limited time over the next two weeks as we dig up our dormant plants and give them new beds. They are bare rooted with some growing tips in place.

Small: enough for a 20cm wide planter/pot
Large: enough to fill 1 m2 of garden bed.

* order and payment need to be in by 4pm Friday to be sent the following Monday, otherwise they will be sent the week after. If your order contains other items they will be all sent together unless separate orders are placed.

Bread Lame

Regular price $23.00 Price $21.00 -$2.00
Availability: 146 In Stock
Bread lame with 5 stainless steel razor blades.

Attractive wooden handle and stainless steel tip to hold the blade. Also includes a wee leather pouch to protect the blade and your fingers during storage.

One side of a blade can be used for about 50 cuts, so one blade is for around 100 loaves of bread (5 blades in a box lasting you a very, very long time).

Comfrey

Price $8.50
Availability: 17 In Stock

This plant is very valuable in a food forest and organic garden system.

The roots and leaves have many medicinal uses. It contains high levels of allantoin, making it a powerful cell proliferant internally and externally. It is used to knit wounds and damaged tissue.

Shipment every Monday. Orders and payments need to be made by Saturday, 4pm to get shipped the following Monday.

Health Elixir

18 Review(s)
Price $21.50
Availability: 20 In Stock

This elixir is packed with antimicrobial, antiviral and antiseptic herbs to support your body through bacterial and viral infections and hay fever. The herbs strengthen the immune system and are soothing to the respiratory system.

Available in 100ml and 200ml glass bottles (select below).


Native Flower Honey

Price $21.90
Availability: Out of stock

OUT OF STOCK UNTIL NEXT HONEY SEASON.

This natural raw Native Flower Honey comes from the hills of Banks Peninsula.
Martyn from Banks Peninsula Honey is a well known apiculture tutor and he does beekeeping with a lot of passion and a big heart for his ladies.
This is a native flower blend containing Kanuka and a mix of other native flowers.

500g glass jar.

1 jar $21.90
2 jars $40

Valerian

Price $8.50
Availability: 11 In Stock

Valerian is most commonly used for sleep disorders, especially the inability to sleep (insomnia).

Shipment every Monday. Orders and payments need to be made by Saturday, 4pm to get shipped the following Monday.

Multiplying Spring Onions

1 Review(s)
Price $15.00
Availability: 50 In Stock

Shipment is every Monday* in July only while stock lasts.

Allium schoenoprasum

Easy care multiplying spring onions/giant chives.

With this starter clump you will have spring onions/giant chives to pick from September until May. No more successive sowing, no more pricking out. Simply plant and cut off as much as you need for 9 months of the year.

* order and payment need to be in by 4pm Friday to be sent the following Monday, otherwise they will be sent the week after.

Fermentation Flask

1 Review(s)
Price $69.00
Availability: 39 In Stock
This Fermenting Flask from Culture Cupboard is perfect to keep your kefir at a steady temperature without the nighly lows in winter and the mid day highs in summer.
It is also amazing to make your own yoghurt without the need for an electric yoghurt maker.
The flask comes with a glass jar and a recipe book to make your own dairy and dairy-free yoghurts.

Elecampane crown

Price $9.50
Availability: 37 In Stock

1 crown is $9.50
2 crowns is $16 (save $3)

Healthy crown with growing tip/s. Simply plant into your garden and watch it emerge in spring. Growing tips and uses are below.

This plant have been grown organically at KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula. Free from synthetic fertiliser, pesticides and herbicides. 

Shipment every Monday. Orders and payments need to be made by Saturday, 4pm to get shipped the following Monday.

Organic Seed Garlic

Price $12.00
Availability: Out of stock

Sold out for 2021. Sign up below to get notified for 2022.


Organically grown at KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula.
Free from chemical fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides.

Demand is high every year for our organic seed garlic and we usually sell out within just a few hours/days.

Please click on this link for growing instructions: Growing Garlic

Seed Potatoes Urenika

Price $15.00
Availability: Out of stock

SOLD OUT. To get notified once they are back in stock subscribe to the email list below.

Solanum tuberosum. Maori Urenika Potatoes.
Organically grown at KoruKai Herb Farm, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand.

Pack contains 500g of mixed size seed potatoes.

Growing instructions below.

Peppermint Tea

2 Review(s)
Price $12.00
Availability: 21 In Stock

Aromatic and very flavourful, peppermint is wonderful for the digestive system, acting as a carminative to reduce gas, ease nausea and sooth cramping. It is an uplifting herb and cooling to the body.

30g loose leaf tea in compostable packaging.

Kids Calm Tea

Price $14.00
Availability: 4 In Stock

It’s a tough world our kids grow up in. High expectations, peer pressure, fear not to fit in and exams can result in tension, anxiety, depression and panic attacks. There is no instant answer to those problems, but a remarkable number of herbs can reduce the symptoms and by supporting the nervous system, gradually restore health.

30g loose leaf tea in compostable packaging.

Kitchen Thermometer

Price $15.00
Availability: 25 In Stock
Stainless Steel Thermometer for kefir, yoghurt and cheese making

13.5 cm long with clip

This thermometer is an accurate way to ensure you are heating your milk up to the right temperature. It has saved the life of kefir grains more than once and is essential for probiotic yoghurt making.

This thermometer has a clip to attach the thermometer to a pot or jar.

Wellbeing Herbal Tea

Price $14.00
Availability: 9 In Stock

NEW FORMULA

Within the tradition of Ayurvedic medicine Tulsi is used to alleviate stress and headaches. We paired it with herbs to give relaxation and a sense of well-being. Enjoy cup after cup of herbal goodness. 


The tea has a beautiful lemony basil flavour.

30g loose leaf tea in compostable packaging.

Kanuka Hand Cream

2 Review(s)
Price $18.00
Availability: 18 In Stock

This hand cream has been formulated to be very soothing to rough and dry hands. It hydrates the skin and stimulates cell growth and recovery.
It is great after gardening, climbing, farming and other outdoor activities. 

40g glass packaging.

Baby Soap

Price $9.00
Availability: 9984 In Stock

Gentle & Soothing with herbal extracts of calendula, lavender and NZ Kanuka

This natural baby soap is soothing, extra gentle and moisturising. It is an excellent choice for babies and folks with sensitive or dry skin.

Baby Soap (4cm x 4cm x 2cm) in recycled, biodegradable cardboard box. Gentle for your baby and the environment.



Face Bar, Detox

6 Review(s)
Price $9.00
Availability: 9858 In Stock

With Avocado & Charcoal

It draws impurities and toxins out of the skin, improves cell metabolism and contributes to regeneration and restoration of skin. It helps to relieve acne and other skin problems.


Face Bar (4cm x 4cm x 2cm) in recycled, biodegradable cardboard box. Gentle for you and the environment.



Herbal Facial Steam and Toner

1 Review(s)
Price $7.50
Availability: 20 In Stock

For problem skin, acne and blocked pores

This herbal blend makes a facial steam or toner to help open and deeply clean pores.

10g of herb blend to be used for 5x facial steam treatment or turned into 2 litres of toner.

Contains NZ native Kanuka, kawakawa, calendula flowers and Elderflowers

Directions for facial steam and toner are below.

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