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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. 

Free social enterprise, charity and other resources here.

Jun 25, 2018

Peter is the project coordinator for the local urban food hub Ōtākaro Orchard.  Its aim is to provide knowledge and inspiration about sustainable food systems as part of the Food Resilience Network.  In this interview we talk with Peter about his background and experiences in different parts of the world and what led...


Jun 19, 2018

Alanna Chapman is a co-founder of 27 Seconds which is a social enterprise winery whose profits go to ending modern day slavery.  They do this by supporting the work of Hagar with their profits.  In this interview we talk about her childhood that included living in South East Asia, her more recent encounters with modern...


Jun 11, 2018

Samantha Jones is a social entrepreneur who founded B Corp certified Little Yellow Bird (https://www.littleyellowbird.co.nz/). It’s aim is to ethically make uniforms and other workwear while also considering the source of organic  cotton, impact on the environment and the fair treatment of the workers involved. In...


Jun 4, 2018

Michael founded the iconic New Zealand brand Cookie Time more than 30 years ago.  But that wasn't his first business idea and the initial ones he had tried failed - but he kept trying.  When you talk to Michael it is apparent that if the cookie idea hadn't worked then he would have tried something else - that...