NZ Native Flora Ltd is a family owned business started in Putaruru, South Waikato in 2000. After retiring from the dairy industry Wayne & Sharon Thompson relocated to Pyes Pa in Tauranga and went into partnership with their son Brett whose planting expertise and degree in Park Recreation and Tourism fitted well with their many years of highly successful in the farming industry. NZ Native Flora consists of two wholesale nursery properties, one at 400 mtrs above sea level which provides a great environment to grow and harden off plants prior to planting. The home block is at 100mtres above sea level which provides an excellent climate for coastal planting. NZ Native Flora Ltd grow and supply over 180,000 plus native plants each year for the restoration of scenic reserves, forests, parks, streams and farmlands.
Our NZ Native Flora Ltd team comprises of 12 full-time staff and casual staff.
Brett Thompson - General Manager
Wayne Thompson - Logistics and Operations Manager
Sharon Thompson - Business Manager
Fergus Patten - Nursery Manager
Rachel Werahiko – Website Manager