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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 [...]

Pūhā & Pākehā

2018-12-20T23:50:02+00:00December 20th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Honey, Iwi, Lifestyle, Tourism|

Jarrad & Belinda McKay - Ngāti Mahuta Pūhā & Pākehā started in 2014 when Belinda and Jarrad saw an opportunity to reconnect people with the kai of Aotearoa.  Traditional Māori kai was largely overlooked by the public but with the injection of new cooking styles and modern flavours, people would have a reason to give [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kaitahi

2018-07-24T04:13:33+00:00July 24th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Education, Export, Honey, Iwi, Lifestyle|

Innovative new Māori food product receives top Award The Fine Food New Zealand Innovation Awards held in Auckland recently was the scene for Kaitahi™ - The Native Superfood Company to not only touch the palates, but also touch the hearts and minds of many as part of a new product launch last month. The Kaitahi™ [...]

Poutama turns 30

2018-07-24T04:14:15+00:00July 24th, 2018|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Digital, Education, Export, Honey, Iwi, Lifestyle, Uncategorised|

On the 5th July 2018 Poutama acknowledged its 30th year of operation.  Don’t worry though, there will be a celebration!! The establishment of Poutama was one of the outcomes from the 1984 Hui Taumata.  Poutama was formally established as a Charitable Trust with a capital base of $10m on 5th July 1988.  A board of [...]

Shearing the Love – Mavis Mullins

2017-03-28T04:33:05+00:00March 27th, 2017|Business, Export, Iwi|

Mavis Mullins - Inducted into the NZ Business Hall of Fame. I can’t remember when I first met Mavis but it was probably when we were kids and no doubt it was in a shearing shed.  Our koro Lui Paewai was a shearing contractor and during school holidays he would have us kids working in [...]

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