Why BNNZ?

Discover how to make your best impact with biochar in New Zealand, at any scale.

Be connected with locals like you who can help turn knowledge, energy and resources into results.

We're your community to:

+ best use your biochar for your application and environment
+ best use your biomass
+ find, produce or sell all things biochar related
+ use biochar to lock up carbon in the soil and mitigate climate change
+ lead and advocate for biochar at community and larger scales

Biochar standards and definitions

Biochar explained BNNZ white paper

IBI specification International standards for biochar


BNNZ is...

  • growing the connections among individuals and organisations involved in research, production, and application of biochar
  • actively promoting policy and funding from central government that will increase knowledge of biochar's value in multiple contexts
  • facilitating education and awareness so that biochar becomes an accepted solution for a range of environmental concerns

2022 AGM Seminar

After the formalities at the Society's Annual General Meeting, we had a full lineup of speakers. Nick Gerritsen breifed members on developments in next-generation battery technology using biochar, and Donata Chiari gave us an overview of the European biochar industry along with projections for the next 8-10 years, with support from Thomas Hämmerle (EBI).

Youtube video of speakers at AGM

All Black Earth

The newsletter of the NZ biochar community.

Read them here, and subscribe if you haven't already!

Events Calendar

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BNNZ acknowledges the generous support of Soil Conditioner Products Ltd, NZ Biochar Ltd, Black Moa Biochar, and Slow Farm Ltd