32 episodes

Guests from all over New Zealand talk about their particular fields of expertise. From nutritionists to actors, rappers to politicians every podcast will be different

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Guests from all over New Zealand talk about their particular fields of expertise. From nutritionists to actors, rappers to politicians every podcast will be different

    Kiwi Talkz #32 - Gemma Major (Seed Waikato, Philanthropy, Church, Drugs, Youth, Cambodia, Brisbane etc.)

    Kiwi Talkz #32 - Gemma Major (Seed Waikato, Philanthropy, Church, Drugs, Youth, Cambodia, Brisbane etc.)

    Gemma Major is the founder of Seed Waikato a charity to help young people prosper in the Waikato.SOCIAL MEDIAWebsite - seedwaikato.co.nzFacebook - Seed WaikatoTwitter - @SeedWaikatoInstagram - @seedwaikato TIMESTAMPS 00:34 - Why Gemma Founded Seed Waikato01:43 - Hamilton Is A Youthful City/Working With Youth03:48 - Building A Charity/NZ Has Most Charities Per Capita In The World06:59 - Funding/Reaching Out To Businesses/Volunteers09:03 - Being Led By Aspirations Of The Community09:50 - Training Leaders/Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone11:52 - Key Aspects Of Leadership12:23 - Being Scared To Ask Questions14:22 - Gemma’s Schedule/Allocating Tasks To Her Team15:14 - Gemma Lacking Focus16:33 - Future Seed Waikato Endeavours/Reaching More Young People18:08 - How Reece Found Out About Seed Waikato19:28 - How Seed Waikato Helped Reece’s Challenge Of Moving To Hamilton20:37 - How Often Seed Waikato Events Happen21:07 - Jamie Strange21:50 - Different Speaking Styles/Pastors23:31 - Church Inspiring The Model Of Seed Waikato24:15 - Non Religious People Are Misinformed About Modern Day Churches25:49 - Church Community/Volunteering Aspect26:52 - What Does A Committee Do/Reece’s Question For Helen Clarke28:00 - Gemma’s Role On The Hamilton CBD Association Committee29:06 - Gemma’s Perception Of Hamilton CBD From Working With Association30:40 - Philanthropy32:32 - Giving People The Means To Help Themselves33:10 - Kids Going To School Hungry And Fixing The Issue36:04 - Understanding Is The First Step To Solving The Issue37:00 - Drugs/Mental Illness/Drinking Culture In NZ38:48 - Why Reece Doesn’t Drink And Do Drugs40:01 - Addictive Personality/Why Gemma Got Into Drugs41:48 - Being Relatable/Experiences Are Vital43:27 - People Funding Things When They Have No Experience In The Area They Are Funding45:06 - Working With Families47:05 - Changing The Mindset/Reece’s Get Annoyed With Some Of His Auckland Friends Mindsets48:25 - Grocery Stores Dumping Perfectly Good At The End Of The Night/Go Eco49:35 - Reece’s Experience In India50:34 - Kiwi’s Not Appreciating What They Have51:33 - Gemma’s Experience In Cambodia55:36 - The Hamilton Sucks Perception56:27 - Hamilton Nightlife Economy/Brisbane58:15 - Housing/Auckland1:00:54 - Gemma Loves Hamilton1:02:16 - Why Gemma Moved To Hamilton From Brisbane1:04:07 - Going Back To Your Original Home After Moving1:05:36 - Reece Contemplated Moving To Brisbane1:06:36 - Australia’s Fire Crisis1:07:13 - Hamilton Is Getting More Vibrant1:07:37 - David Bennett/Politicians1:09:30 - How To Get Involved With Seed Waikato

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Kiwi Talkz #31 - David Bennett (National, Hamilton, Tauranga, Public Transport, Tainui, Waikato Medical School etc.)

    Kiwi Talkz #31 - David Bennett (National, Hamilton, Tauranga, Public Transport, Tainui, Waikato Medical School etc.)

    David Bennett is an MP for the National Party and has represented Hamilton East since 2005 and at this time is pushing for the Hamilton to Tauranga Expressway extension. SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE - https://davidbennett.national.org.nz/ FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/DavidBennettMPforHamiltonEast/ INSTAGRAM - @davidbennettmpTWITTER - @David Bennett MP TIMESTAMPS 00:45 - How David Bennett Got Into Politics03:41 - What A Politician Can Realistically Achieve In Parliament05:50 - What Caucus Does07:01 - Differences Between John Key And Don Brash/Caucus Discussions09:03 - Why The Waikato Expressway Needs Extension/Hamilton’s Growth11:10 - Tauranga’s Growth Is Hamilton’s Loss12:34 - Lack Of Government Investment In Tauranga14:17 - Tauranga’s Advantage Over Hamilton16:07 - David Projects Tauranga’s Population To Overtake Hamilton16:33 - Tainui’s Inland Port17:40 - Problem With The Hamilton To Auckland Train19:22 - David Thinks High Speed Rail Won’t Happen Under Labour20:16 - Problems With Building Rail In NZ21:57 - Auckland’s Rail Network Should Extend Into The Waikato23:07 - Labour’s Farce With The Hamilton To Auckland Train24:06 - Waikato Expressway25:50 - Labour’s 12 Billion Investment In Infrastructure Problems27:26 - The Waikato Expressway Extension To Tauranga Timeframe29:32 - David Thinks Their Is No Way Jamie Strange Gets Money For Rapid Rail30:08 - 6 Billion Dollars Spent On Wellington’s Infrastructure30:30 - David Speaking On Why Rail Will Fail32:05 - Tunnelling Through The Kaimai Ranges33:57 - Labour’s Train Is Terrible For The Climate34:53 - Pokeno35:24 - Reasons For Roads Over Rail/Productivity Aspect Of Rail37:13 - Reece And David Discuss Time Duration By Car/Train To Auckland40:22 - David’s Conditions To Use A Train42:03 - Rail To Auckland Airport/Trams44:17 - David’s Ideas To Grow Hamilton/Flaws With Peacocke46:25 - Flaws Of Having Little Towns In Hamilton To Auckland Corridor49:00 - Minister/Labour/Institutions Sabotaging Waikato Med School Proposition52:00 - Otago University’s Med Students53:29 - Waikato Hospital Problems54:13 - Hamilton And Tauranga Working Together56:04 - Boundaries Of Hamilton Being Extended59:32 - Te Awa Lakes1:01:23 - How To Contact David

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Kiwi Talkz #30 - Dilz (Hip-Hop, Tom Francis, Sydney, Australia, Scribe, Hopsin, Social Media etc.)

    Kiwi Talkz #30 - Dilz (Hip-Hop, Tom Francis, Sydney, Australia, Scribe, Hopsin, Social Media etc.)

    Dilz is a well known hip hop artist in NZ and Australia. He got national media coverage for his legal battle with New Zealander of the year runner up Tom Francis over a music dispute. Dilz has worked with prolific artists such as J Williams and Scribe.SOCIAL MEDIAInstagram - dilzmusicFacebook - DilzSnapchat - Dilz TIMESTAMPS 00:29 - How Dilz Got Into Hip-Hop01:00 - How Dilz Got His Style02:20 - Balancing Underground With Mainstream03:30 - Dilz Doing Conscious Rap04:22 - Sydney/ Sydney Fires05:37 - Difference Between Australia And NZ07:04 - Tom Francis Story09:22 - Tom Francis Court Case/Going Public With The Story10:23 - Tom Francis Has Lost Respect In Hip-Hop/Fake Persona11:03 - Seeing Through A Rappers Lies/Tom F*****g People Over13:45 - Tom Francis Career Is Over/Dilz Isn’t Doing A Publicity Stunt14:40 - Tom Francis Paying For Snoop Dogg Feature15:23 - Performing With Scribe & Sid Diamond16:33 - Scribe17:40 - Kiwi Talkz Would Be A Good Platform For Scribe/Media Exposure19:54 - How Dillz Connected With J Williams22:13 - J Williams On Magic Mike Tour22:52 - Palmerston North23:33 - Upper North Island Gigs24:39 - Battle Rap/Reluctancy To Battle/Freestyling26:04 - How Dilz Brain Works26:51 - How Long It Takes Dilz To Write A Song27:24 - Collaborating With Artists Who Aren’t Motivated28:11 - Wait On You Story/ Love Drunk29:28 - David Dallas/Eminem Rapture Tour 201431:00 - Touring Overseas/National Tour//Zerofux33:35 - Dillz Has Decided To Stay In NZ For Now34:00 - Australia Has Better Housing, Money & Public Transport35:45 - Public Transport In Australia Is Accessible/Earning More Money In Aus37:13 - Why Dilz Chose Sydney Over Melbourne38:23 - Metamorphosis39:06 - Shooting A Music Video Of Yourself39:44 - Shooting Music Videos Off A Phone/Dilz Photo Crew41:05 - Photoshoots43:17 - Ryan Lovins/Dilz Working With PHD44:48 - Hopsin46:03 - Ill Mind Of Hopsin 5/Hopsin’s Extremes47:32 - Balancing Work, Music & Family50:30 - Sleep/Commuting/Having More Time52:14 - Dilz Gives Props To Kiwi Talkz53:05 - Reece Breaks Down His Process On Kiwi Talkz54:44 - Throwing In The Towel/How Reece Chooses His Guest And Preps57:09 - Dilz Apologises For Not Having His Verse Fully Prepped57:24 - How To Contact Dilz57:56 - People Watching But Not Subscribing/Social Media Algorithm59:55 - Setting Money Aside For Marketing/Youtube Analytics/Buying Views & Likes1:04:59 - Twitter1:05:46 - Dilz Spits A Verse

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Kiwi Talkz #29 - Ash Parmar (EightPM, Whisky, India, Narendra Modi, Japan , Meat, Politics etc.)

    Kiwi Talkz #29 - Ash Parmar (EightPM, Whisky, India, Narendra Modi, Japan , Meat, Politics etc.)

    Ash Parmar reviews Whisky and owns the company EightPM we discuss at length as well as many other topicsSOCIAL MEDIAWEBSITE - eightpm.co.nzLINKEDIN - Eight PM TIMESTAMPS00:25 - How Ash Got Into Liquor02:56 - Why Ash Moved To NZ03:21 - New Delhi/Reason For Pollution05:15 - Indians Being Business Minded06:27 - Kiwis And Indians Can Learn From Each Other07:45 - Rototuna Has No Dairys08:40 - Ash Would Be Different If He Had Stayed In India09:04 - Reece’s Mumbai Toilet Story/Things In India That Make Ash Uncomfortable10:10 - India Has A Sense Of Entitlement/Status12:15 - Indians Being Happy With Very Little/You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know13:28 - Hamilton Was Different Back In 2001/Environmental Planning15:27 - Why Ash Chose Hamilton Over Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch16:12 - Future Growth In Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty16:47 - High Speed Rail/Auckland19:00 - Congestion Measures In New Delhi20:15 - Kiwis Don’t Travel Much/Australia21:43 - Hotel Mumbai Terrorist Attack/Christchurch Shooting25:20 - Narendra Modi/Reece’s Kebab Story27:31 - India Is Surrounded By Dictatorships28:34 - Pakistan Becoming Bangladesh29:00 - Ash’s Visa Story In India/Security Of India32:00 - Ash’s Kids Growing Up In NZ And Then Going To India33:02 - The Art Of Making Whisky34:54 - Ash Needs Peace To Test Whisky35:10 - Kiwis Drink Whisky To Fast/Whisky Tasting37:50 - Kiwi’s Binge Drinking Culture/India Binge Drinking40:04 - Ash Sells Other Alcoholic Products But Whisky Most Popular40:41 - How The Name EightPm Came About41:29 - Ash Has A Poor Work/Family Balance42:19 - Networking/Ash Has Name Recognition43:12 - Working Smarter Not Harder43:45 - People Approach Ash Now/Network Events46:16 - People Want A Return Before An Action/Business Is Risky47:07 - Huntly47:45 - New Delhi Traffic49:30 - Japanese Whisky/Hibiki50:11 - Japanese Work Ethic/Respect51:34 - Indian Vs Japanese Hygiene/Cleanliness52:54 - Getting Around Japan When You Don’t Know Japanese/Ash Struggles With Public Transport53:58 - Bullet Train55:33 - Japanese Have Anxiety Over Not Being Able To Help Tourists/English Is Rarely Spoken56:59 - Genesis Of Japanese Whisky/Scottish Whisky1:00:21 - Some People Think NZ Is Part Of Europe1:01:18 - Ash Shows Off Hibiki/How Much Ash Paid For It1:03:24 - Exporting Whisky Overseas1:04:10 - Ash’s Work Hours1:05:17 - Ash’s Wife Is A Detective Story1:06:50 - Indian’s Work Ethic Is Detrimental To Their Health1:07:33 - Indians Measure Their Worth Based On There Work1:09:15 - Ash Dislikes People Who Exploit Work & Income1:10:25 - Poverty1:11:37 - Climate Change Activists Going To Far1:13:33 - Meat Is Embedded In Kiwi Culture/Kiwis Consume To Much Meat1:15:00 - Different Types Of Meat1:17:00 - How Ash Tries To Balance Work & Family1:18:30 - Indians Never Rest Or Relax1:19:00 - A Large Portion Of Indians Cant Swim/New Delhi Waterpark1:20:10 - Beaches Are Close In NZ/Hamilton Is A Good Hub1:21:07 - Success Stories Of Aucklanders Moving To Hamilton/Housing In Hamilton1:22:06 - Tauranga1:22:46 - Reece’s Goal For 20201:24:44 - Politicians Don’t Get A Proper Platform/Networking1:26:51 - Ash Now Knows His Purpose In Life1:28:50 - Working With The Right People1:30:10 - Simon Bridges/Getting Big Politicians On1:31:08 - Grant Robinson/Balance Of Growth1:32:00 - Picking Sides1:32:37 - Ash Wants To Meet Jacinda & Winston1:33:52 - Shane Jones’ Comments About Indians/Being Logical When Emotionally Defensive1:36:00 - Ash Is Terrible At Sales1:39:22 - How To Contact Ash/EightPM

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Kiwi Talkz #28 - Dean Anderson & Catherine Emerson (Kernel, Index Funds, Investing, NZX, Saving, Cryptocurrency etc.)

    Kiwi Talkz #28 - Dean Anderson & Catherine Emerson (Kernel, Index Funds, Investing, NZX, Saving, Cryptocurrency etc.)

    Kernel is a new innovative index investing company that allows investors to invest in great investment products. Dean Anderson is the Founder and CEO and Catherine Emerson is Marketing & Customer Strategist.SOCIAL MEDIAWebsite - www.kernelwealth.co.nz Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/kernelnz/ TIMESTAMPS00:33 - How Kernel Was Founded01:10 - Why Dean Named The Company Kernel/KFC02:39 - How Dean & Catherine Got Into Investing03;59 - Investing/Saving Is A Foreign Concept To A Lot Of Kiwis04:54 - Blogs & Seminars On Investing05:35 - Investing Is Not As Hard As Portrayed06:24 - Residential Property07:24 - Younger People Aren’t As interested In Residential Property08:26 - Index Funds09:30 -Kernels 3 Different Funds10:30 - Index Investing Vs Active Investing13:46 - Kiwis Aren’t Educated On Index Funds14:25 - Common Questions That The Public Ask15:35 - Investing Is A Lot More Accessible These Days16:45 - Saving/The Longer You Invest The Better The Return17:45 - Learning To Not Check Your Investment Every Day20:23 - Kernels Social Media Presence20:47 - Investing Is Like Its Own Language/How To Make People Understand21:35 - Complexity Of Cryptocurrency22:37 - NZX 24:03 - Commercial/Investment Property26:15 - Having Money Sitting In Savings Is A Bad Idea/Emergency Account/Paying Debt28:09 - Usually You Get Wiser With Money As You Get Older28:54 - Going Into Schools To Educate Younger People30:28 - Attention Span31:15 - Kernel’s Office Atmosphere32:24 - Explaining Investments33:09 - Get Money Quick Schemes Are Dodgy34:30 - Budgeting Advice/Pay Yourself37:20 - Coffee/Little Things To Cut Out38:56 - Kernel’s Customers Are Nationwide40:00 - Catherine’s Experience Of Going Through A Year Of Bank Statements41:15 - Investing In Australia Is More Well Known42:31 - When You Earn More Your Necessities Increase44:32 - Australia Is More Brand Conscious Than NZ/Tall Poppy Syndrome In NZ47:00 - Being More Open About Your Finances48:39 - Initial Launch Of Kernel/Financial Markets Authority51:45 - 2020 Prospects/When Kernel Listens And Not Listen To Feedback55:15 - No Holidays For Kernel/Catherine’s Driving Style56:09 - Dean Travelling To Australia56:55 - Kernel Has No Interest In Cryptocurrency57:15 - Gold/News Headlines/Podcasts59:43 - Number 1 Thing In Marketing1:00:12 - Who Responds To Queries1:00:52 - Where To Sign Up With Kernel

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Kiwi Talkz #27 - Prestige & J Hustle (RepFM, Savage, Networking, Hip-Hop, Mangere, Merchandise, Housing etc.)

    Kiwi Talkz #27 - Prestige & J Hustle (RepFM, Savage, Networking, Hip-Hop, Mangere, Merchandise, Housing etc.)

    Prestige is the founder of hip hop radio station RepFM and manager for Deceptikonz member Savage. J Hustle is an upcoming hip-hop star who in his short career has already worked with talent such as Big Myke & Poetik.SOCIAL MEDIAPRESTIGEInstagram - @repfmFacebook - @RepFMTwitter - @REPFMJ HUSTLEInstagram - @j_hustle275Facebook - @J Hustle TIMESTAMPS00:30 - How RepFM Started04:17 - How Much It Costs To Set Up A Radio Frequency/APRA Royalty System05:51 - Quality Of Music Being Sent Was Initially Not Great07:03 - Passion To Profession/Rep Your Beats10:29 - Ryan Lovins/Peter Pedro/J Hustlers Videos12:53 - Networking Is Key In NZ16:33 - Being Influential17:49 - Savage’s Where The Freaks At18:27 - Prestige’s Relationship With Savage22:05 - Spinning A Negative Into A Positive22:41 - Managing Savage24:11 - Tall Poppy Syndrome In Hip-Hop25:39 - Savage Lives In Australia25:59 - How To Make Money In Music26:47 - How “I Got The Bag” Came About29:22 - Youtube Vs Facebook32:00 - NZ Mobile Data & Fibre34:26 - J Hustle’s Thoughts On Christchurch35:18 - J Hustle’s Writing Process36:19 - Balancing Music & School38:05 - J Hustle Performing At Festivals38:59 - South Auckland Is The Hub Of Hip-Hop/Prestige Moulding J Hustle40:28 - Dirt Bikes41:27 - Anonymouz42:38 - Who J Hustle Wants To Work With44:00 - J Hustle’s Evolution45:11 - Battle Rap/1Outs48:02 - Taking NZ For Granted49:19 - Prestige Helping The Youth51:12 - Transferrable Skills From Music52:24 - Prestige Will Start Doing Talks At Schools In 202052:50 - Some University Courses Are A Waste Of Money/J Hustle Influencing Older Kids54:08 - Funding55:33 - Marketing/Oversaturation Of Rappers In NZ57:37 - J Hustle’s Merchandise & What It Represents1:00:26 - Cost Of J Hustles Merchandise1:01:49 - Teaching J Hustle To Save & Invest1:04:30 - Surrounding Yourself With Good Company/Hating1:07:59 - Stereotype Against Mangere & Otara1:09:33 - Ponsonby/Mangere1:11:15 - Auckland Housing/Huge Mortgages1:13:46 - Polynesians Need To Learn From Indians & Asians1:14:30 - Cars Are Terrible Investments/Teaching Kids To Invest1:17:05 - How To Follow J Hustle & RepFM

    • 1 hr 20 min

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