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NZ Certificate in Apiculture – Level 3

2018-03-08T23:54:59+00:00March 8th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

TOI-OHOMAI Institute of technology Good News!!! We offer you a brand new restructured and NZQA-approved programme for you to get into the Beekeeping Industry: 34 weeks training.  Part time study.  2 full time days a week only.  Following the beekeeping seasonal work Simultaneously in 2 campuses depending where you live (Windermere and Whakatane) Practical with [...]

SeeCom – A “hands on” communication digital game with a difference

2018-03-08T23:55:24+00:00March 8th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Hamilton social entrepreneur Adele Hauwai is the innovator behind SeeCom (Reo-a-Karu), a social enterprise which provides sign language classes and products, and is developing an interactive, digital sign language game to help people communicate. “Sign language is one of the easiest languages to learn and it can be fun for children, parents and whānau,” says [...]

Height – Warner Cowin

2018-03-08T23:55:14+00:00March 8th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Height is an Auckland consultancy which helps businesses in buying and selling major projects. Founded and led by Warner who is of Ngāti Porou descent, the company provides tendering and procurement advice on complex contracts – as well as business strategy, risk management and innovation. Height is very aligned to the vision Poutama has for [...]

Biome Innovation – Makes Eco-Friendly Products From Didymo

2018-03-08T23:55:37+00:00March 8th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Logan Williams, Ngāi Tahu New Zealand, from its rugged mountains, lush forests, and pristine waterways, I have had the absolute privilege to call this country my home.  But as I grew up in the South Island I saw first-hand the waterways I love become infected with a disgusting brown sludge called Didymo (Didymosphenia Geminata).  I [...]

Babu – Ali & Kingi Hui

2018-03-08T23:55:49+00:00March 8th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Iwi - Tainui A colleague of Ali Hui's once told her the slowest dripping tap wears away the hardest rock.  She says the proverb has become the business philosophy behind her babywear company, Babu. Ali started Babu in 2002 after not being able to find the right type of baby bedding fabric she wanted for [...]

Why Māori culture is good for business

2018-03-08T23:55:58+00:00March 8th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Adapted from an article by Dr Jason Paul Mika – Ngāi Tūhoe Māori entrepreneurs with a strong sense of cultural identity and guardianship over the land and the sea are driving a boom in Māori business. Māori businesses now account for an economic asset base of more than NZ$42.6 billion, according to the latest estimates.  [...]