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About Us

Hāpi Research is a collaborative, industry-led hop breeding and market development programme to drive the growth of craft beer and hop farming in New Zealand.  We support the growth of thriving and sustainable New Zealand hop and craft beer industries through programmes and initiatives that support industry best practices, new innovations, and sustainability best practices.  The Hāpi Research hop breeding programme aims to produce uniquely New Zealand premium hops and our precision agriculture projects work to develop improved agriculture and processing practices for hops.  We help Kiwi brewers create sustainable points of difference and access attractive new markets by providing opportunities for New Zealand craft beer and hop industry participants to connect.

We Welcome You

E ngā iwi, e ngā reo, e ngā kārangarangatanga maha tēnā koutou katoa.

To the peoples, to the many voices, we greet you all.

Tēnei mātou te mihi atu ki a koutou i roto i ngā tini āhuatanga o te wā. He kairangahau hāpi (hops) mātou nō te pūtahitanga o Hāpi, e kimi nei, e hāhau nei i ngā momo hōu, i ngā huarahi hōu e tupu ai te ahumahi hāpi o Aotearoa ki tōna teitei.

We acknowledge you and your ancestors, and all of the things happening in our various worlds.
We are researchers into hops, from the research collective known as Hāpi, who are seeking out new varieties and methods of hop farming, to ensure the hops industry of New Zealand grows to its full potential.

E ū ana mātou ki ngā upoko o te Tiriti o Waitangi i roto i ā mātou mahi, ā, ka anga te titiro ki ngā iwi o te Tauihu o Te Waka, o te Upoko o Te Ika, otira ngā iwi katoa, e kui mā, e koro mā tēnā koutou katoa. Ko te hiahia kia haere ngātahi tonu ā tātou mahi kia puta he oranga mō ngā uri whakatupu.

We affirm our commitment to the pledges of the Treaty of Waitangi in our work, and in so doing acknowledge the people of the top part of the South Island and the lower North Island where we have a presence, to all the elders, sincere greetings. Our wish is to work in tandem with you in developing the industry for the benefit of coming generations.

E mahi tahi ana mātou me ngā kaipupuru pānga o Moutere, o Pōneke, me ētahi atu takiwā, me te Manatū Ahu Matua, i runga anō i te hiahia kia puta he he hāpi, he pia ahurei, nō Aotearoa anake, ka paingia e ngā iwi o te motu, o te ao, e tupu ai he huanga ā-ōhanga mō te katoa.

We work closely with our shareholders in Moutere, Wellington, and elsewhere, and with the Ministry for Primary Industries, with the common aim of producing uniquely New Zealand hops and beer which people nationally and internationally will enjoy, producing an economic benefit for the whole country.

Te mahi a te kotahitanga o Hāpi he whakahīato i te tangata, he whakawhiti mōhiotanga, he tūhura huarahi hou, ā, i te mutunga, he whakatupu i ngā hāpi pai rawa o te ao katoa.

Hāpi collective is about gathering people together, exchanging information, exploring new ways of working and in the end, producing excellent hops for the whole world.

Hāpi Partners

Hāpi is backed by a cross-industry Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme from the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), along with individual hop farms, breweries, research institutions and universities. All share the common goal to grow the value and volume of New Zealand premium craft beer and hop sales, domestically and internationally.

The Hāpi Brewing Success programme between Hāpi Research Ltd and the Ministry for Primary Industries is driving benefits for New Zealand’s premium hops and craft beer industries through an advanced market-led hop breeding programme, precision farming and processing techniques, and international market collaboration with leading craft brewers.

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