Since graduating from Victoria University with a Bachelor in Theatre and Film Gretta Carney (Te Atihaunui a Pāpārangi) has dedicated herself to kai and hauora.
She has worked in various guises including co-director of Wellington based Organic Catering Company, researcher to OANZ (Organic Aotearoa New Zealand), Project Manager to Te Waka Kai Ora overseeing the development of the Hua Parakore Organic Verification and was a member of the Aotearoa delegation to the Terra Madre International Slow Food Meeting of Indigenous Food Producers in Italy 2008.
Gretta has a National Diploma in Biodynamic Organic Agriculture and is also a qualified Classical Homeopatht running a clinical practice in Hawkes Bay prior to establishing Hapi. Gretta grew up on grew up on her family's sheep and cattle farm in Rissington and is grateful to be raising her 3 children here.
Hapi Ora | Clean Kai
Health & Wellbeing Specialists
He kai he rongoā, he rongoā he kai. Hapi is a way of living that celebrates diversity in eating styles and we believe everything you eat should taste and feel delicious. We are a wāhine (women) driven business that works hard to support our whānau, our community and our whenua.
We grow our own fresh vegetables in a certified organic market garden on the edge of Napier.
Where we offer training, wānanga, mentorship & pastoral care & to our team.
HBCC Excellence in Sustainability 2021 & RA Outstanding Cafe of the Year 2018...
We are 100% committed to organics and promoting Kai Ātua, healing kai free-from contamination.
Gretta Carney has dedicated over 20 years to the organic sector and is passionate about healthy kai.
We opened our doors in 2015 with a vision to provide healthy kai for our community and haven't looked back since!
Articles written by us and articles written about us...
We buy in bulk, we compost our waste and we make all our own drinks and reuse the glassware!
We sell fresh vegetables, vegan cheeses, paleo-bread & ferments at our local farmers market every Sunday.
Te Matatini, F.A.W.C.!, festivals, concerts, cocktail parties, art openings, weddings & wānanga, we LOVE it all.