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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 [...]

Māori and Vietnamese companies launch international solar solutions

2019-06-05T11:05:08+00:00June 5th, 2019|Business, Education, Export, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Photo: Keepa Digital - Tū Mai Rā Solar Solutions panels “Where would you find three Māori businesses and a Vietnamese company offering international solar solutions?" asked Darrin Apanui, General Manager of Tū Mai Rā Investments. In Gisborne, also appropriately known as the ‘first place in the world to see the sun.’ Tū Mai Rā [...]

Poutama Trust – Te Tīmatatanga

2019-06-05T12:40:57+00:00June 5th, 2019|Business, Education, Export, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Poutama Trust marked its 30th anniversary in 2018 with a hākari that celebrated its continued existence, various achievements and acknowledged the contributions of past and current clients, staff and board members.  This article takes a look at some of the background to Poutama Trust’s establishment in 1988 by the Crown, how and why it came [...]

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 [...]

WREDA Excellence in Māori Export

2019-03-12T02:35:15+00:00March 11th, 2019|Business, Creative, Education, Export, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Poutama is supporting WREDA (Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency) in getting the word out about the WREDA Excellence in Māori Export Award as part of the ExportNZ ASB Wellington Export Awards 2019. The WREDA Excellence in Māori Export Award recognises Māori business contribution to the New Zealand export economy; the approach, values and tikanga that underpin [...]

Te Putea Whakatupu Trust

2019-03-12T02:35:06+00:00March 11th, 2019|Business, Education, Export, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

New Educational Fund for Taitamariki (13-24yrs old) Launches Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust is excited to announce the opening of applications for their inaugural Taitamariki Development Fund. The Taitamariki Development Fund has been created to support taitamariki realise their educational aspirations and has been purposely designed to support young Māori between the ages of 13 years and [...]

The Specialist Ltd

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

Thomas & Mel Rika, Ngāti Whakaue The Specialist Limited is a whanau owned tree felling business established in 2015.  The business is based around the wealth of experience and expertise brought by owners Tom and Mel. They focus on delivering to the highest standard, ensuring safety and quality are not comprised in any way.  They [...]

Awhi Farms Ruapehu Angus

2019-03-12T02:39:37+00:00March 11th, 2019|Business, Cuisine, Export, Investment, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Atihau-Whanganui Incorporation (Awhi) have partnered with the Foodchain after recently launching their high quality beef products in Auckland.  The beef products will be distributed to high end restaurants across the city. The taste and quality of Awhi beef is a result of their paddock-to-plate philosophy, with each animal traceable to the farm where it was [...]

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 [...]

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