OUR STORY

Good Buzz was founded in 2014 by Alex and Amber Campbell
and their 3 children Kaylie, Lauren, and Nathan.

1974

It all started with Alex's grandmother, Amy, started making what she called ‘Manchurian Tea’ in Kaikohe, NZ.

<p><strong>1974</strong></p>

JULY
2014

After months of experimentation, Amber and Alex thought it was time to leave the software world behind and start Good Buzz, setting up a factory in Wainuiomata.

<p>JULY <br><strong>2014</strong></p>

18 SEPTEMBER
2014

Nick Patel, owner of Cafe Vanilla in Thordon, Wellington promised he would be the first to stock our drinks and upon bottling and labeling our first batch we delivered.

<p>18 SEPTEMBER <br><strong>2014</strong></p>

DECEMBER 2014 -
March 2015

Excited to introduce Wellingtonians to our amazing brew we did the farmers' market circuit doing up to 4 markets in a weekend.

<p>DECEMBER 2014 - <br><strong>March 2015</strong></p>

9 July
2016

Wendy and Richard Gatward join Good Buzz as partners.

<p>9 July <br><strong>2016</strong></p>

13 November
2016

We got shaken up by the big earthquake and lost a lot of brews and stock but that didn’t stop us!

<p>13 November <br><strong>2016</strong></p>

APRIL
2017

The Boochery is moved to Tauranga and a 600 square meter facility set up.

<p>APRIL <br><strong>2017</strong></p>

26 OCTOBER
2017

Lion - Beer, Spirits & Wine NZ comes to Good Buzz looking for a kombucha to add to their portfolio and becomes a 25% shareholder.

<p>26 OCTOBER <br><strong>2017</strong></p>

26 FEBRUARY
2018

The Kegging line is installed and kegs available to put on taps in bars, restaurants, and cafes.

<p>26 FEBRUARY <br><strong>2018</strong></p>

Today

Good Buzz has become extremely popular around New Zealand
and can be found in great cafes, health food shops, supermarkets,
gyms, even some bars! We strive to make consistently great tasting
kombucha without any shortcuts and for an affordable price.

We promise to keep it real - that’s the Kiwi way!