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Old vs New Economy

2020-04-24T01:26:14+00:00April 24th, 2020|Business, Education, Innovation, Investment|

This Panui we features among some rumbling what we think is an interesting perspective on no going back to the old economy by Rob Campbell. Rob is an experienced company director and chair of Tourism Holdings, SkyCity Entertainment and Summerset Group.  He’s involved in a small charity in South Auckland that is handing out thousands [...]

Augmenting Your Immunity – Fighting COVID-19

2020-04-08T20:36:29+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business, Education, Innovation, Lifestyle, Science|

By Peter Diamandis Probably the most important precaution (and treatment) each of us must take is to augment the strength of our immune systems, equipping our body’s natural ability to mount an immune response to the novel Coronavirus. This blog covers two routes to strengthened immunity: Immunotherapy & New Therapeutics Naturally Augmenting Your Immune System And, [...]

Entrepreneurial Leap

2020-04-08T20:36:41+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business, Education, Export, Innovation, Investment, Lifestyle|

The Mission:  Help 1,000,000 new entrepreneurs start & succeed Many new entrepreneurs want to know how long it will take to become successful. It is easy, and dangerous, to fall into a “now mentality”. While we hear stories about entrepreneurs building million dollar businesses in just one year, these are rare instances. According to a [...]

Māori Kiwiberry Scholarships

2020-04-08T20:36:53+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business, Cuisine, Education, Export, Innovation, Investment, Iwi|

The Māori Kiwiberry Scholarship Applications are now open, please pass onto your networks. Māori Kiwifruit Growers Inc (MKGI) in conjunction with Zespri and Plant and Food Research are providing a kiwifruit cultivar development scholarship for one current Māori undergraduate or postgraduate student. The initial scholarship is up to $40,000 and one year’s work experience or [...]

Harbour Navigator – How this could be different to the GFC

2020-04-08T20:37:20+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business, Digital, Education, Export, Innovation, Investment, Lifestyle|

Headlines around COVID-19, outside of Asia, have continued to worsen.  Rising virus cases in Europe and the US, coupled with the oil spat between Russia and Saudi Arabia, have sharply reduced investment sentiment and created pockets of financial stress.  At the time of writing, the US share market is down 27% since its peak, and [...]

Ups & Downs

2020-04-08T20:37:06+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business, Cuisine, Export, Innovation, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle, Science|

It seems appropriate that this edition of the Poutama Newsletter says something around but not necessarily about COVID-19. Poutama’s wandering CEO made a visit to Canada just as COVID-19 was starting to spread into North America.  It was interesting to observe the almost panic like mood that started to infect the place with no doubt [...]

The Hood and Co – Artists in a business world

2020-04-08T20:37:34+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business, Creative, Digital, Export, Fashion, Innovation, Lifestyle|

Written by founders Felicia Brunsting and James Rua (Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei) The Hood and Co creates visual content for brands in Aotearoa.  We are committed to the best in storytelling across most platforms through video and photography.  Large commercial brands and agencies have trusted us to create work that has a human connection, memorable and [...]

Carloads – Nurture the Seed

2020-04-08T20:37:48+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Innovation, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Māori tech start-up Carloads is working to transform the way seasonal work is done so it’s “win win” Sometimes the best business ideas are borne out of solving sticky problems.  That’s certainly been the case for Candice Pardy a Ngāi Tāmanuhiri and Ngāti Porou wahine toa.  She left a corporate career in retail and bought a [...]

COVID-19 Support – Māori Business Response

2020-04-08T20:38:02+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Education, Export, Fashion, Honey, Innovation, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle, Science, Sport, Tourism|

Māori businesses have a dedicated 0800 helpline to coordinate direct access to specialist advisors who can provide business owners and employers during these difficult times. The 0800 4 POUTAMA (0800 476 882) COVID-19 Māori Business support line for Māori businesses was launched last week to give you direct access to specialist advisors who can provide [...]