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We are Creators, Innovators and Entrepreneurs of Manukau, NZ. Host Manawa (and Mel) chat with all types of people about creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, with a focus on indigenous peoples and tackling inequality.

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We are Creators, Innovators and Entrepreneurs of Manukau, NZ. Host Manawa (and Mel) chat with all types of people about creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, with a focus on indigenous peoples and tackling inequality.

    Ako NZ: Te Reo Māori at Home

    Ako NZ: Te Reo Māori at Home

    We had a short but sweet kōrero with Ruby of Ako NZ, a brand based in Whangārei specialising in kakahu for pēpi, comfortable clothing for babies that incorporate te reo Māori

    Ruby talks about normalising te reo Māori in the home with their Milestone Blanket and how they interact with their community.



    https://akonz.co.nz/

    https://www.instagram.com/akonz__/

    • 6 min
    My Taiao - Business or Kaupapa?

    My Taiao - Business or Kaupapa?

    Based in Kaikohe, Te Tai Tokerau, My Taiao specialise in Reo and Mātauranga Māori inspired clothing.

    Konei general manager Ra, sat down with 1/2 of the brand - Tamati Rakena, to kōrero. They speak on the brands beginnings when taiao began coming back to life as an effect of the Covid lockdowns, and how they incorporate matauranga Māori into their kakahu, by drawing inspiration from the lifestyle of many Māori who live by the sea and bush





    https://www.mytaiao.co.nz/

    https://www.instagram.com/mytaiao/

    • 18 min
    What's next for Soil and Sand?

    What's next for Soil and Sand?

    Soil & Sand clothing is a business based in Te Tai Tokerau specialising in Māori infused designs incorporated in their kākahu.



    Our GM Ra sat down with Stephen, one half of the brand and discussed their journey from as a screen printing company to the launch of their apparel and inspiring Māori rangatahi and their artistic abilities.



    https://soilandsand.co.nz/

    https://www.instagram.com/soilandsand_clothing/

    • 16 min
    Tuhi Stationery - Lessons 5 years on

    Tuhi Stationery - Lessons 5 years on

    Tuhi Stationery has been in the game for 5 years, selling bilingual Te Reo Māori and Samoan educational resources. On EP 5 of Konei Kōrero at Te Matatini, we chat with co-founder, Geneva on her journey so far, what a move to a different country means for her pakihi and what the future holds for Tuhi Stationery.  

    • 34 min
    Nōku Clothing: Business after Cyclone Gabz

    Nōku Clothing: Business after Cyclone Gabz

    What do you do when faced with life threatening environmental challenges in your rohe, while a bucket list opportunity awaits you on the other side?

    That's what we discuss with Ash - co-founder of Nōku Clothing in EP 4 of Konei Kōrero, right from the rainy stall fronts of Te Matatini.

     

    • 21 min
    How Whatu Creative is cracking it by teaching toi Māori

    How Whatu Creative is cracking it by teaching toi Māori

    For the 3rd instalment of our Konei Kōrero on day 3 of Te Matatini, we sat down with Awhina, the founder of Whatu Creative.

    We discuss the challenges and successes of running a start up, as well as the topic of sharing our toi Māori. Is it a yay or nay? Listen on to find out!

    You can catch us at @konei.nz and Awhina at @whatucreative or www.whatucreative.com

    • 26 min

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