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Bowery – The modern farming company

2017-07-14T02:45:14+00:00July 13th, 2017|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

The mainstream food system focuses on large-scale volume over quality. The health of people and the environment suffer as a result. As the population grows, more food will need to be produced in the next four decades than has been in the past 10,000 years. Yet resources like water are increasingly limited. There hasn’t been [...]

NZ Luxury Experiences – Collaboration is Key

2017-07-14T02:42:58+00:00July 13th, 2017|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Leading bespoke yacht companies Marinelogix Yacht Support and New Zealand Luxury Experiences collaborate to host one of the largest superyachts to visit New Zealand waters this season. Marinelogix acted as the yachts agent including refit support and shore side logistics during the 6- month period and New Zealand Luxury Experiences were engaged as on board [...]

Tai Tokeraru Honey Ltd

2017-07-14T02:46:00+00:00July 13th, 2017|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Tai Tokerau Honey Ltd is a 100% Maori owned and operated beekeeping company, specializing in the production of the renowned Mānuka Honey. Currently, the company runs approximately 5000 hives, and while the base of the operations remains in Kaitaia in the Te Taitokerau region, when the summer honey season is on the Mānuka flower is [...]

Pitopito kōrero

2017-07-14T02:42:38+00:00July 13th, 2017|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Kai Rawa Roopu Callaghan Innovation and Plant & Food Research recently hosted Kai Rawa, a group of Māori business on a food-tech visit to the USA. The trip included 3 days in the San Francisco area with visits to tech incubators and accelerators, Plug & Play and Rocketspace. A quick visit to Google was fitted [...]

Whai Paddles

2017-07-14T02:46:42+00:00July 13th, 2017|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

“Making Paddles That We Love” Love it or hate it, Stand Up Paddle-boarding (SUP) is the world’s fastest growing water sport. WHAI paddles started off when innovator Anthony Clyde (Ngāti Naho) took to his SUP Paddle with a hacksaw, in the back yard of his house at Ohiwa. Always looking for more speed, he knew [...]

Opportunity or Threat for Māori food producers?

2017-07-14T02:45:43+00:00July 13th, 2017|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

While in San Francisco recently the Kai Rawa group got to experience the non-meat burger that looks like a burger, tastes like a burger, but isn’t. The burger produced by Impossible Foods is making headway into US restaurants while other plant based and cultured foods are now in supermarkets both in the USA and Asia. [...]

Māori Wine Coalition

2017-07-14T02:47:07+00:00July 13th, 2017|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Poutama’s Beverage Cluster is made up of wine, beer, water and craft non-alcoholic beverage companies. A meeting last year identified opportunities for enhancing their collaboration through economies of scale in areas such as production, distribution and marketing costs. In addition there were ideas around developing a collective brand that leverages the Māori identify and story. [...]