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Kiwi Motorhomes

2019-06-05T09:11:56+00:00June 5th, 2019|Business, Education, Lifestyle, Tourism|

Leon & Varnier Heikell - Ngāti Porou ‘Having been blessed with the ability to work side by side we always knew we wanted to be in business together again’. I was constantly saying to my Darling (Varnier), ‘honey we need to develop another business together again, we work well together, we can do it’. As [...]

Tourism New Zealand announce new Chair & Deputy

2019-05-14T20:52:45+00:00May 14th, 2019|Business, Digital, Export, Lifestyle, Tourism|

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has announced the appointment of Jamie Tuuta as Chair of the Tourism New Zealand Board and Roger Sharp as Deputy Chair.  The appointments were announced at the inaugural Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards at Parliament last night. Board Chair, Jamie Tuuta Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen England Hall [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

South Pacific Tourism Exchange 2019

2019-02-13T18:57:25+00:00February 13th, 2019|Business, Creative, Cuisine, Education, Export, Lifestyle, Tourism|

Ngā mihi o te Tau Hou! New Zealand Māori Tourism and the South Pacific Tourism Organisation are excited to be co-hosting the 2019 South Pacific Tourism Exchange. Date: Thursday 9 and Friday 10 May 2019 Venue: Grand Millennium Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand This is an opportunity for Māori tourism enterprises to meet, engage and forge lasting and fruitful [...]

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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