65 episodes

New Zealand's podcast that inspires and challenges those in business and leadership. Hear from numerous top NZ leaders and entrepreneurs including Rod Drury, Sir Stephen Tindall, Sir Michael Hill, Sir Graham Henry, Mike Bennetts, Andy Hamilton and many more.

NZ Business Podcast - Paul Spain Paul Spain

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 16 Ratings

New Zealand's podcast that inspires and challenges those in business and leadership. Hear from numerous top NZ leaders and entrepreneurs including Rod Drury, Sir Stephen Tindall, Sir Michael Hill, Sir Graham Henry, Mike Bennetts, Andy Hamilton and many more.

    Jamie Hunt - Founder & Executive Director of Pressio

    Jamie Hunt - Founder & Executive Director of Pressio

    Jamie Hunt, founder of Pressio, co founder of 2XU and professional triathlete, shares his journey from athlete to entrepreneur. Discover how Jamie's unwavering passion for retail, ethical business practices, and innovative product development have propelled his ventures to international success.

    • 58 min
    Ben Guerin - Co Founder of Topham Guerin Creative Agency

    Ben Guerin - Co Founder of Topham Guerin Creative Agency

    Join host Paul Spain in conversation with digital marketing innovator, Ben Guerin, co-founder of the international agency Topham Guerin. Listen as they dive into the challenges and successes of agency growth, the power of social media marketing, and the emergence of platforms like TikTok. Ben shares insights on leveraging data, reaching new markets, and the lessons learned from political campaigns. Discover how businesses can stay ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.

    • 51 min
    Michael Rebelo - CEO Publicis Groupe Australia & NZ

    Michael Rebelo - CEO Publicis Groupe Australia & NZ

    In this episode, Paul Spain is joined by Michael Rebelo, CEO of Publicis Group in Australia and New Zealand. Michael takes us on a journey through his fascinating career, from his time in London's advertising industry to his current role with Publicis Group. Join us as we delve into the challenges and opportunities of marketing and digital transformation. Hear Michael's thoughts on the evolving media landscape, consumer expectations and fostering a culture of collaboration within a diverse business landscape.

    • 59 min
    Adrian Palmer - Common Good Coffee and Joyya

    Adrian Palmer - Common Good Coffee and Joyya

    In this episode, Paul Spain chats with Adrian Palmer, general manager of Common Good Coffee and Joyya Collective. Adrian shares his journey of using business as a force for good and building connections globally. Discover the secrets behind their community coffee business, the challenges they face, and their dedication to a better world, where business plays a crucial role in social service provision and the fight against modern slavery.

    • 43 min
    Vaughan Fergusson - Founder of Vend

    Vaughan Fergusson - Founder of Vend

    Paul Spain is joined by Vaughan Fergusson - Founder of Vend, a thriving POS business, which was acquired for US$350 million. He is also co-founder and trustee of The Pam Fergusson Charitable Trust, which teaches kids to innovate with programs like OMGTech! and Institute of Awesome. Join us as we learn from Vaughan's experiences as an inventor, innovator, and leader.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Richard Conway – Founder and CEO of Pure SEO

    Richard Conway – Founder and CEO of Pure SEO

    Richard Conway, founder and CEO of Pure SEO, shares insights into scaling a business and the significance of inflection points in business growth. Richard stresses the importance of comprehending the lifetime value of customers. He emphasizes the need for leveraging technology to enhance efficiency, offer better value to customers, and remain ahead of the competition. And the benefits of creating a culture of continuous learning, surrounding oneself with good people, and being open to coaching and learning from others.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Steve shepherd in new zealand ,

Six stars

This is a great podcast for hearing about the heroes of NZ business. Our country mainly celebrates sporting heroes but without these business heroes many many people would not have jobs.

Razza Muma Boss Lady ,

Not exactly gender equal…

Great interviews.. but mostly with men. Need more female representation here please!

ElusiveTones ,

Essential listening

Great insights - well worth subscribing

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