activist is a mānuka honey company founded by husband and wife team luke harwood and gabrielle mirkin. based between california and new zealand, the couple built a natural and transparent company as an extension of their holistic lifestyle. with two kids themselves their appreciation of the natural world and its healing properties paved the road ahead for the organic progression of activist. wanting to represent their childhoods in aoteroa respectfully in the global market, their honey is of the highest quality ensuring maximum benefits. luke's love for surfing and deep understanding of bees and their importance in the world, alongside gabrielle's desires to leave the fast paced jobs she had as art director for vogue and hapers bazaar lead to the pursuit of slower living in harmony with mother nature. we draw inspiration from their families ethics, values and relaxed way of living.