A Kiwi Original - highlights & themes from the first 50 episodes

  
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Thank you to our most dedicated listeners who have been on this journey to uncover uniquely Kiwi stories contributing to New Zealand’s future. In this highlight episode you’ll hear the emergence of five themes that have surfaced over the last 50 episodes.

So far you’ve been introduced to honey makers, cab ute fitters, children’s furniture turners, dog roll wrappers to Nelson based music rappers… beautiful house downpipe makers… medicine plant medicine growers…. hunting rifle bipod machiners… ironclad pan forgers… and the high tech software coders, app developers, ecommerce builders… fire protection system makers…vet tech builders… the list is long and inspiring.

TIMESTAMPS

The five themes are:

2 mins 51 secs - Covid’s impact on business. Both good and bad sharing both opportunity and loss.

12 mins 45 secs - The return to local and the support New Zealanders have provided to manufacturing businesses who employ 1 in 10 Kiwis.

16 mins 55 secs - The calculus of why businesses make in New Zealand, for brand, for trust, for taste, for quality,

21 mins 10 secs - New Zealand’s future opportunities on the land with lower carbon farming and plant medicine, in our cities with better performing buildings, in the digital sphere with AI and in the atmosphere with space planes taking off from Oamaru Airport.

31 mins 25 secs - NZ Coded software is likely to be our biggest export earner within three years and there are clear ways of working that NZ business are adopting.

In this episode Buy New Zealand Made Executive Director Ryan Jennings shares some of the themes from the interview series so far.

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