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Poutama – Haere Tonu 2019

2019-02-13T18:58:12+00:00February 13th, 2019|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Education, Export, Honey, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle, Tourism|

We recently completed the Poutama ‘what can we dream up this year’ session mapping out 2019.  In some aspects it will be a continuation of consolidating and growing a number of ventures that were initiated in 2018.  There is little doubt though that new ventures as well as things we haven’t even thought of yet [...]

CL2IMB 2018 Wrap Up

2018-12-20T23:49:29+00:00December 20th, 2018|Business, Education, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Missy Armstrong - Poutama Business Adviser "Nāku te rourou, nāu te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi...With your basket and my basket, the people will thrive". I feel this whakataukī best sums up what we aim to achieve with CL2IMB – Collaborative Leadership 2 Inspire Māori Business.  6 locations, 347 registrations, 260 attendees, 53 presentations [...]

Create + Construct Ltd

2018-12-20T23:50:23+00:00December 20th, 2018|Business, Creative, Export, Investment, Lifestyle|

By Clint & Tracey Lockwood - Te Arawa Who we are... Create + Construct is a boutique building company based in Auckland.  As a registered Master builder, we build and renovate beautiful homes.  Whether it's a new build with a complexity of modern materials and finishes, or renovating a heritage home. As a husband and [...]

MIHI – (Movers In Hemp Innovation)

2018-12-20T23:50:39+00:00December 20th, 2018|Business, Cuisine, Export, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

This article segues nicely with the previous article by long time Poutama client, Garry Sommerville...and it is a long time...Garry has been a Poutama client for close on 30 years.  We well remember when he first took his hot sauce, Kaitaia Fire, to the USA and won a hot sauce competition there. His article shows [...]

Kaitaia Fire

2018-12-20T23:50:56+00:00December 20th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Export, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

"FEAR AND POUTAMA IN LAS VEGAS" Garry Sommerville - Ngāpuhi "We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold". (Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson) Great first line for a novel, but in our case, not quite true, as the drugs had been [...]

Westpac Business Development Manager – Pakihi Maori

2018-11-26T21:53:29+00:00November 25th, 2018|Business, Education, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Area BDM – Te Tairawhiti (Gisborne, Wairoa, Hawkes Bay) or Te Tai Hauauru (Taranaki, Manawatu, Whanganui) Are you passionate about Te Ao Māori?  Would you like to add value to Westpac's relationships with Iwi and Māori?  Westpac have a superb opportunity for an Area Business Development Manager looking to make a significant contribution to their [...]

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 [...]

Port Nicholson Fisheries LP

2018-11-26T21:54:38+00:00November 25th, 2018|Business, Cuisine, Export, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

He kai kei aku ringa for Māori Excellence in Export Port Nicholson Fisheries LP took out the He kai kei aku ringa award for Māori Excellence in Export at the recent New Zealand International Business Awards. Port Nicholson Fisheries is the largest Māori-owned exporter of live lobster.  It is also the largest North Island exporter [...]

Māori food and wine exporters get onto the blockchain

2018-11-26T21:54:53+00:00November 25th, 2018|Business, Cuisine, Digital, Export, Honey, Investment, Lifestyle|

What links Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, 11 Māori wine and food businesses, three NZ government organisations and digital transaction system blockchain? The answer is a recently launched initiative to provide wary Chinese online shoppers wanting to buy premium New Zealand goods like honey and wine with a way to be sure the product that arrives [...]

Māori enterprise study identifies support gaps

2018-10-10T02:07:22+00:00September 28th, 2018|Business, Cuisine, Digital, Education, Export, Investment|

With the Māori economy estimated to be worth at least $42 billion, developing strategies to support Māori entrepreneurs is a priority for economic development agencies around New Zealand. A new report from the Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre and Te Au Rangahau, Massey University’s Māori Business and Leadership Centre, explores the financial capability of Māori entrepreneurs.  [...]

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