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Welcome to seeds, a show where we talk with 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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Hosted by Steven Moe.  

 

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Supported by Parry Field Lawyers

ISSN 2538-1113

For the ebook "Social Enterprises in New Zealand: A Legal Handbook" send me an email and will reply with it.  

A few articles I've written recently on social enterprise in New Zealand here, why social enterprise matters here, discussing the idea of new legal structures here, on Maoritanga and its lessons for social enterprises here, how it relates to charity here and 5 key questions for social enterprises here and quoted in recent Stuff article here and on exponential technology here. For more visit www.theseeds.nz 

Free social enterprise, charity and other resources here.

Nov 29, 2017

Growing up on a Yorkshire Dales hill farm, living in South East Asia during the Vietnam War era, pursuing an academic career, founding the Hawthorn Press, developing 'Stroud Common Wealth' and establishing community land trusts and social businesses and what that term "Common Wealth" actually means.

Martin is a former...


Nov 28, 2017

Growing up in Rotorua, being involved in the fishing industry and co-founding the New Zealand Salmon Company in the mid 1980s, working as Chief Executive at the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce for more than 20 years and the leadership lessons learned over his career. 

Peter Townsend is about to retire as the...


Nov 17, 2017

Ambitions to be a superhero as a child and how that affected the decision to become a policeman and then work for many years as an anti-human trafficker, the highs and lows, including burn-out and depression and what you learn through that.

Gary Shaw is now the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager at Kathmandu. 


Nov 14, 2017

Growing up in Italy, working as a researcher of economic models at the Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, joining the finance world as an investment banker before co-founding OPES Impact Fund which focuses on investing in early stage social enterprises in Africa and India.

Elena Casolari is the Co-founder and Executive...


Nov 7, 2017

Joining the Peace Corps in 1964, studying at Harvard Business School and then joining the faculty before being involved in co-founding the Social Enterprise Initiative there.

Dr James Austin is Emeritus Professor at Harvard Business School in the Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus...