/Fashion

Kāhui Māori Fashion Collective – China Hīkoi

2019-05-15T21:44:50+00:00May 14th, 2019|Business, Creative, Education, Export, Fashion, Investment, Lifestyle, Tourism|

Written by Missy Armstrong, Poutama Business Adviser “The NZ Fashion industry can be extremely isolating and is not known for kindness and sharing, I wanted to have a go at changing that culture” Kiri Nathan.  Following the success of the China Hīkoi 2017, Kiri Nathan led a second delegation of 8 emerging Māori fashion brands [...]

Nichola

2019-04-09T06:32:26+00:00April 9th, 2019|Business, Creative, Export, Fashion, Investment, Lifestyle|

Nichola Te Kiri - Tūhoe Creative extraordinaire, entrepreneur and founder/owner of Nichola – Contemporary Māori Designs from Aotearoa, Nichola Te Kiri has fast established a reputation for herself as an outstanding talent throughout New Zealand and beyond. Passionate about all facets of design, she expresses her exceptional gift and skill in jewellery, fashion, mixed media [...]

ONYX – Your Teamwear Specialists

2019-02-13T18:57:47+00:00February 13th, 2019|Business, Creative, Education, Export, Fashion, Lifestyle|

Te Rau Brown - Ngati Porou / Rongowhakaata ONYX produces apparel for sports teams and corporate clients.  We provide a range of team wear for a variety of sports including waka ama, rugby, hockey, netball, league, touch, basketball, as well as corporate/off-field wear such as polo shirts, jackets, hoodies, vests, and tracksuits. We utilise a [...]

SheEO

2018-11-26T21:54:23+00:00November 25th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Education, Export, Fashion, Honey, Investment, Lifestyle|

SheEO is an initiative whereby 500 women contribute $1100 each to support early stage female entrepreneurs. Each group of 500 women select 5 Ventures who receive a 5 year interest free loan. The contributors are called Activators because the concept is that they are activating their mentorship, their patronage as customers, their support, their advocacy [...]

Curionoir

2018-10-10T02:10:32+00:00September 27th, 2018|Business, Creative, Export, Fashion, Honey, Lifestyle|

Tiffany Jeans - Ngāpuhi Tiffany Jeans has lived a unique life. Born into a family of strong, creative women, and an uncle she believed was a warrior, she grew up immersed in Maori culture. Her memories are of taonga celebrated for their simplicity as much as their complexity, and the discovery of a rich heritage [...]

ReCreate

2018-08-21T03:56:14+00:00August 20th, 2018|Business, Creative, Digital, Education, Export, Fashion, Lifestyle|

Erica Gadsby – Ngāi Tahu ReCreate is a boutique organic and sustainable clothing label designed in New Zealand.  The garments are ethically produced in their sewing centre in Cambodia.  They provide life-changing training and employment opportunities for marginalised people and hope for a better future. ReCreate's sewing centre is located in the disadvantaged community of [...]