NZ Goodness Ltd

2018-05-28T04:00:29+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Richard King - Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa NZ Goodness Limited (NZ Goodness) was established in 2012 and makes premium whole food products that look good, taste good and are good for you. Richard King, founder of premium snack brand Moonbar, set up the business to provide discerning consumers with an all natural snack food to sustain [...]

Danska Cabinetmaking

2018-05-28T04:00:12+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Aaron & Carolyn Rawson - Ngāpuhi Back in 2010 in the depths of global financial recession, Aaron and Carolyn Rawson saw a business for sale which appealed to them.  Aaron had been honing his skills as a cabinetmaker since leaving school and decided it was time he was in control of his own destiny. Although [...]

te Pā Wines

2018-05-28T04:00:00+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Haysley MacDonald – Rangitāne, Ngāi Tahu One of the New Zealand wine industry’s rising stars, te Pā Family Vineyards of Marlborough, is a long time Poutama customer and collaborator. Led by owner and proprietor Haysley MacDonald, te Pā has gone from strength to strength since launching its first vintage Sauvignon Blanc in 2011.  It has [...]

AgriSea NZ Ltd

2018-05-28T03:59:48+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Tane Bradley - Ngāti Maniapoto AgriSea NZ Ltd is the leading biological input company in NZ.  It is a Paeroa based, multi-award winning, family business.  Tane Bradley is CEO and along with his wife, Clare, are the second generation to run this company that was founded almost 25 years ago, under the name Ocean Organics.  [...]

Medical Cannabis Investment opens

2018-05-28T03:59:36+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Earlier this month, families in isolated East Coast communities invested over one million dollars in a new regional investment fund established by charitable company Hikurangi Enterprises.  This was followed by a further one million dollars invested through crowdfunding site PledgeMe.  In fact, there was such a demand to invest, the PledgeMe site couldn’t cope and crashed!! “If [...]

Pipi Mā premiere

2018-05-28T03:59:25+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Excited children, parents and caregivers gathered at Hoyts, Sylvia Park last month to celebrate the premiere of the highly anticipated Māori cartoon “Te Pakiwaituhi” which stemmed from the much beloved Māori children’s brand Pipi Mā, the first ever 100% Māori speaking dolls. Created by partner duo Kristin Ross and Hōhepa Tuahine, Te Pakiwaituhi explores the [...]

The MacDiarmid Institute

2018-05-28T03:58:58+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Lifestyle|

Scientists from the MacDiarmid Institute are here to help! Do you have an idea for a new product, but don’t know how to make it happen?  Are you struggling to get production running efficiently due to a tricky technical issue? Experts from the MacDiarmid Institute are here to help.  They have offered their time and [...]