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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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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. 

Free social enterprise, charity and other resources here.

Jul 2, 2018

Sarah Kessans is a research fellow at the University of Canterbury.  In this interview we talk about her work as a synthetic biologist and discuss genetic engineering and the ethics of change as well as how it all actually works at a practical level.  We also talk about her application to become an astronaut to NASA and what it was like to go through that process.

This is one of 48 interviews with people doing things a little differently in a wide variety of areas.  Check some of the others out at www.seeds.libsyn.com

A brief note from Sarah: "in relation to the Arctic apples - I mentioned that the enzyme that they knocked out oxidises sugars, when it actually oxidises polyphenols ... https://www.arcticapples.com/arctic-apples-r/introducing-nonbrowning/"