Goodbuzz history

Our story

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

Goodbuzz history
Goodbuzz history

1974

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

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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.

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18 September 2014

Longtime sampler of Amber’s brews, Nick Patel owner of Vanilla Cafe in Thorndon, keeps his promise and becomes our first stockist

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December 2014 - March 2015

Lots of farmer’s markets around Wellington, sometimes 4 in a weekend!

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9 July 2016

Wendy and Richard Gatward join Good Buzz as partners.

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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!

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April 2017

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

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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.

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26 February 2018

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

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