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Welcome to seeds, a weekly show (new episodes Tuesdays) where we talk about purpose with inspiring people making a positive impact with their lives.  We are particularly interested in social enterprises and entrepreneurs.  We listen to them reflect on their journeys and take time to dig deeper in order to better understand what really motivates their choices. 

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Twitter: @nzstevenmoe and @seeds_podcast

Supported by Parry Field Lawyers

ISSN 2538-1113

A recent social enterprise article I wrote that you may enjoy here. 

Apr 16, 2018

Chris is the Founder of Impact Ventures NZ which is a partner in the Impact Enterprise Fund which recently completed a first close having raised $8 million dollars for impact investing in New Zealand.  In this interview we talk about his background and work as an investment banker before the decision to get into...

Apr 9, 2018

Nigel is a co-founder and Manager of social enterprise Crave Cafe in Morningside in Auckland.  In this interview we talk about his childhood memories of the Solomon Islands, how he moved from the desire to make lots of money into setting up Crave, the challenges of operating a social enterprise (particularly in...

Apr 2, 2018

Jarrod is a sociologist at the University of Canterbury and the author of "Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand" which was a finalist for best non-fiction book in the New Zealand Book Awards in 2013 (and is also the most stolen book in New Zealand).  He recently co-edited "Criminal Justice: A New...

Mar 26, 2018

Erica is involved in a wide variety of different groups and organisations and we talk with her about all of them and her role as an Experience Curator, Photographer, Community Weaver, #ChChAmbassador and Social Intrapreneur (working with existing organisations to help them grow).  The interview begins with her memories...

Mar 19, 2018

Michelle is the Chief Executive Officer of Kilmarnock Enterprises which is a social enterprise established 60 years ago.  I interviewed Michelle for the first episode of the podcast about her own story but in this follow up episode we focus more on Kilmarnock itself and the challenges it has faced in recent years as an...