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WAIŪ DAIRY

2019-06-05T09:51:15+00:00June 5th, 2019|Business, Cuisine, Export, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

What a little inspiration, collaboration and follow through can do Dr Jason Mika – Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Whakatōhea & Ngāti Kahungunu (Indigenous Entrepreneurship Researcher) In the sun-soaked shadow of Mt Pūtauaki on a crisp clear autumn morning, the world was introduced to Waiū Dairy, a mutli-purpose (conventional & organic milk), multi-function, geothermally powered dairy [...]

Movement with MIHI

2019-06-05T09:37:55+00:00June 5th, 2019|Business, Cuisine, Education, Export, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Poutama is embarking on its largest collaborative effort ever, pulling together 26 Māori and non-Māori businesses as well as two Canadian First Nations businesses under the umbrella of MIHI (Movers In Hemp Innovation).  MIHI could even get larger with more businesses expressing interest in joining along with further First Nation and Native American involvement.  And [...]

Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga

2019-04-09T06:31:15+00:00April 9th, 2019|Business, Cuisine, Export, Honey, Lifestyle|

Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga, High-Value Nutrition (HVN), is the National Science Challenge growing the science excellence and knowledge New Zealand needs to create and deliver food to the world that people choose to stay healthy and well. We do this by working in partnership with the New Zealand Food and Beverage (F&B) industry and [...]

Whare PR

2019-04-09T06:32:38+00:00April 9th, 2019|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Export, Honey, Investment, Lifestyle|

Bridgette Tapsell - Ngāti Whakaue me Ngāti Pikiao ōku hapu, (He uri o Ngāti Raukawa) The time was right for Aotearoa to have a Māori-focused PR agency, says Bridgette Tapsell, owner of the newly launched Whare PR. After 15 years managing and owning Village PR, Bridgette opened Whare PR creating a sister brand to Village that [...]

Sojourning in North America

2019-04-09T06:32:51+00:00April 9th, 2019|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Education, Export, Honey, Investment, Lifestyle, Tourism|

They say that travel helps to broaden the mind (and the stomach) and that’s exactly what was experienced during a sojourn through various parts of North America. Arriving in Los Angeles with the crew from Waiū Dairy along with Mana Kai Honey we attended the Natural Products West Expo held in Anaheim, California.  The annual five-day [...]

Sheep and Goat Dairy Project Regional Workshops

2019-04-09T06:31:27+00:00April 9th, 2019|Business, Cuisine, Export, Investment, Lifestyle|

You are invited you to attend a workshop in your region. These workshops are part of the nationally focused Sheep and Goat Dairy Project, funded through the Provincial Growth Fund, to grow the New Zealand sheep and goat milk industry. We are inviting all stakeholders including iwi, farmers, processors and marketers, who are interested in [...]

Perceptions of Asia from a Te Ao Māori Perspective

2019-04-09T06:31:40+00:00April 9th, 2019|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Honey, Investment, Lifestyle, Tourism|

New research finds a strong sense of cultural connection between Te Ao Māori and Asia  Māori have an edge when it comes to engagement with Asia – and there’s potential for ties to be further strengthened, finds a new survey from the Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono. The report, Perceptions of Asia and [...]

Te mautere motuhake o Aotea

2019-04-09T06:32:10+00:00April 9th, 2019|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Education, Export, Honey, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle, Tourism|

Written by Missy Armstrong Aotea – otherwise known as Great Barrier Island is located north of the Coromandel Peninsula, roughly 90km from downtown Auckland.  It has an area of 285 square kilometre with approximately 60% of the island being public land managed by the Department of Conservation.  The island has no reticulated water, power or [...]

New Zealand Agrifood Week 2019

2019-03-12T02:34:54+00:00March 11th, 2019|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Export, Honey, Investment, Lifestyle|

New Zealand AgriFood Week kicks off this week in Manawatū.  It creates an important and unique platform for New Zealand’s primary industries to convene. It is the only week-long extravaganza that celebrates, showcases and develops the meeting of food, agriculture and technology across the breadth of New Zealand’s primary food sectors. With multiple events hosted within the week, there is something for everyone; from farmers and growers, [...]

Indigenous Bloom

2019-03-12T02:39:26+00:00March 11th, 2019|Business, Cuisine, Export, Investment, Lifestyle, Tourism|

On a recent ski adventure to Canada, Richard the resident Poutama vagabond took time out to spend a day with First Nations entrepreneur, Robert Louie.  Robert and his wife Bernice are from the Westbank First Nation in Kelowna, British Columbia.  Both are strongly linked to their ancestral lands where they’ve established their home and raised [...]

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