2018-07-24T04:13:06+00:00July 24th, 2018|Business, Creative, Digital, Education, Export, Lifestyle|

Free workshops and mentoring for Māori businesses Nau mai piki mai As part of the Kirikiriroa CL2IMB event on 26 July, Pakihi will deliver a free 3 hour workshop designed to give you a good understanding of your business finances.  Pakihi will deliver this topic at 2 business growth levels: 1. Te Uma - If you've been in business for [...]

The Southern Initiative

2018-08-13T10:13:15+00:00July 24th, 2018|Business, Creative, Digital, Education, Export, Lifestyle|

Like Poutama Trust, The Southern Initiative is committed to exponential, sustainable and inclusive economic development of Māori and Pasifika communities and businesses. TSI’s major strength, in partnership with other organisations as passionate and committed as it is, is being part of the council family and therefore close to purchasers and its experience and expertise in [...]


2018-07-24T04:13:33+00:00July 24th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Education, Export, Honey, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Innovative new Māori food product receives top Award The Fine Food New Zealand Innovation Awards held in Auckland recently was the scene for Kaitahi™ - The Native Superfood Company to not only touch the palates, but also touch the hearts and minds of many as part of a new product launch last month. The Kaitahi™ [...]

The Heavy Metal Company

2018-07-24T04:13:46+00:00July 24th, 2018|Business, Creative, Digital, Education, Export, Lifestyle|

Brett Rangitaawa & Jennie Waterson – Muaupoko, Te Atiawa The Heavy Metal Company is owned and operated by husband and wife team Brett Rangitaawa and Jennie Waterson.  Heavy Metal is a traditional, handcrafted sand and lost wax metal casting foundry servicing New Zealand’s design, transport, defence, marine, art and architectural industries. Heavy Metal is an [...]

Get Cheffed Catering Services

2018-07-24T04:13:59+00:00July 24th, 2018|Business, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Honey, Lifestyle|

Ko Carl Newman ahau Ko Ngāpuhi te Iwi Ko Te Hikutu te hapu Ko Ramaroa te Maunga Ko Hokianga te Moana Ko Ngātokimatawhāorua te Waka Ko Matai Aranui te Marae E tipu ake au ki Te Raki Paewhenua, Tamaki Makaurau E noho ana ahau I Orakei me taku wahine me etahi tamariki tokotoru After 20 [...]

Poutama turns 30

2018-07-24T04:14:15+00:00July 24th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Education, Export, Honey, Iwi, Lifestyle, Uncategorised|

On the 5th July 2018 Poutama acknowledged its 30th year of operation.  Don’t worry though, there will be a celebration!! The establishment of Poutama was one of the outcomes from the 1984 Hui Taumata.  Poutama was formally established as a Charitable Trust with a capital base of $10m on 5th July 1988.  A board of [...]