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Welcome to seeds, a weekly show (new episodes Tuesday mornings) 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. 

Listen to this show in podcast apps on your phone by searching the title "Seeds: Talking Purpose" or with iPhones you access here or Android on Castbox app here and hit 'subscribe' for automatic updates.

Twitter: @nzstevenmoe

Supported by Parry Field Lawyers.

ISSN 2538-1113


Feb 19, 2018

Sam is mayor of the fast growing Selwyn District and is one of the youngest mayors in New Zealand.  We talk about his childhood, the decision to pursue a political career and what he has learned on the journey.  In particular, he reflects on the people who have played a role in his life and encouraged him and what sort...

Feb 12, 2018

Dorenda has studied and worked in Design for nearly all of her life and founded The Britten Institute.  In this interview we discuss what application principles of design and design led strategy have in other areas (beyond those we would traditionally think about).  We also learn about a life spent trying new things and...

Feb 5, 2018

Michael co-founded Code Club Aotearoa and in this interview we talk about the work that organisation is doing with primary aged school children to teach them how to code.  We also talk about his background on rural farms in New Zealand and experience living for several years in the Amazonian jungle before he got into...

Jan 29, 2018

Amy Marsden is a co-founder of Te Mapua which translates as "the precious children" and works to provide camps and other activities for kids in need.  In this interview we talk about her early life and what influenced her to work full time with children.  We also talk a lot about her Maori heritage and the impact that...

Jan 22, 2018

Joanna is the President of the Auckland District Law Society.  She is also the founder of Pidgeon Law in Auckland which is a boutique property and commercial law firm.  She has been involved with a variety of not for profit and charity committees such as the Selwyn Foundation and Auckland City Mission and these are...