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Welcome to seeds, a show 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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ISSN 2538-1113

A few articles I've written recently on 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 30, 2018

Only a few social enterprises that I meet are focused on the digital and online world - so it was refreshing to talk with Stuart Dillon-Roberts who founded social enterprise Digital Journey.  The aim is to 'deliver digital projects and initiatives to support our goal of creating an environment where everyone has the...


Jul 23, 2018

Angela Sothern has an idea for a new charity fundraising loyalty programme which is intended to to help towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.  We discuss Angela's background and history as well as her new initiative.  In this interview we disagree a bit about the steps to implement the idea and...


Jul 16, 2018

Welcome to the 50th episode!  Marcelle Lunam is the founder and project lead for Tūmanako Wellness Centre.  Marcelle has worked in film as a director and we discuss the influence her Grandfather had on her as a child learning to appreciate light, paintings and film.  We also discuss her career and work with...


Jul 9, 2018

Andrew Bell is the Executive Director of The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ which he has led since 2010.  In this interview we discuss his background and childhood in South Africa as a child of apartheid, studying anthropology and sociology and what that was like with a growing sense of the injustice of apartheid.  We also...


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...