The New Zealand Soap Makers’ Association was founded in 2019 by Shaz Davis and Jackie Ziegler who were looking to promote the handmade soap industry in New Zealand and offer kiwi soap makers a way to connect and network. Even in its first year, the association rose to over 100 members and is continue to grow, showing that locally produced handcrafted products are in demand with consumers in New Zealand.
You can read more about our mission statement here.
The New Zealand Soap Makers’ Association is a registered incorporated society.
Our committee is made up of a group of dedicated and wonderful soap makers of all ages and abilities.
Other committee members
Insurance: Shaz Davis
Business partners: Debbie Fox
Social media: Heike Koester & Helen Walker
Committee: Skye Shaddix, Jess Giles, Jessica Morgan, Petra Dirkx, Megan Lloyd-Evans, Dee Harry, Vikas Varma
Website: Jackie Ziegler