Ngahere Talks

Ngahere Talks

We are Creators, Innovators and Entrepreneurs of Manukau, NZ. Host Manawa (and Mel) chat with all types of people about creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, with a focus on indigenous peoples and tackling inequality.

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September 28, 2022 66 min

Back in June we held our Māori Business Wānanga alongside our Top 50 Māori Products Retail Gallery in celebration of Matariki 2022  ✨

Our jammed pack panel features Hohepa of @thehori, Aroha of @maimoa.creative and Jonique of @waiapuroad. Get ready to hear the good, the bad and the beautiful stories behind a few of our most loved Aotearoa brands 🌿♥️

Bought to you by BuildNative with Shopify

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It's awesome to have the bro Travis O'Keefe back for another episode on Ngahere Talks were we kōrero about all things Ecommerce! A couple of years ago, pre covid and pre ecommerce booming in Aotearoa, we sat down and had a chat about Ecommerce and The Ecommerce Epiphany. 

E-commerce has been around for years, and mannnny people have used e-commerce - or the selling of items or services via the internet - to make a living, o...

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Ra in co-founder of Ika Bowl, and a shinning light of inspiration and success for Polynesian entrepreneurship. But what looked like a huge success, all came tumbling down. And Ika Bowl closed its doors forever in the start of 2022.  

In this raw and emotional Kōrero about facing up the failure, Ra shared his journey from childhood to where we  is today, and hows he's navigating his way through one of life's toughest challen...

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August 1, 2022 31 min

WHAKATAU - to make a decision, to settle something within yourself.  

Whakatau is a short series that explores the experience of Māori in Aotearoa during the global pandemic, and ultimately the decision of whether or not to vaccinate their tamariki (children) against the virus.  In this episode Manawa chats with single father of 3, Bodie Friend of Ngati Pukenga, Tapuika, Waikato, Ngati Apakura and Ngati Hikairo. Living in a multige...

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July 25, 2022 28 min

WHAKATAU - to make a decision, to settle something within yourself.  

Whakatau is a short series that explores the experience of Māori in Aotearoa during the global pandemic, and ultimately the decision of whether or not to vaccinate their tamariki (children) against the virus.    

This episode features Tyson Sharland from Te Papaioea and Te Ataakura Pewhairangi (Kui) of Ngāti Porou. Together they have three tamariki growing up in ...

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July 15, 2022 32 min

WHAKATAU - to make a decision, to settle something within yourself.

Whakatau is a short series that explores the experience of Māori in Aotearoa during the global pandemic, and ultimately the decision of whether or not to vaccinate their tamariki (children) against the virus.  This episode features Dan and Michelle Walker of Ngāti Ruanui and Ngāruahine, who have three tamariki aged between 5-11yrs. They share about their journey th...

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Ka Tū Maia - Ep04 - Titiro ki Tua Look to the future.  


Amber Taylor of Ara Journeys is back and Ray Cocker of GameTan joins Manawa in the fourth and final episode of Ka Tū Maia.  This korero is all about being future focussed, defining what success looks like for you, finding inspiration and motivation and the grit and determination needed to lead yourself and other through to the future you dream of.   

Featuring an appearance b...

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Like the tide, this journey ebbs and flows..  

Tara Moala of Rakau Tautoko and Keu Iorangi from the Manurewa High School Makerspace join Manawa in the third episode of Ka Tū Maia.  Take a journey through the ups and downs, the ebbs and flows of building a community change initiative and becoming a brave future maker.  The crew get real and raw about sacrifice, failure, humility, consistency, learning through it all and celebrating ...

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Stuff the stereotypes, know and be who you are.  Amber Taylor of Ara Journeys and Jerome Tairi of SAYE join Manawa in the second episode of Ka Tū Maia, where they break down the challenges of living in a world that is often stacked against you, where stereotypes, ideals and harsh expectations will try to hold you back.  Learn how to be confident and comfortable in any room you find yourself in… this episode gets deep! 

Featuring an...

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Your relationships and the people around you, are the key to your success.

Kelly Francis aka Whenua Warrior, and Tuputau Lelaulu of Mau Studio join Manawa for the first episode of Ka Tū Maia, where they share their experiences and advice about investing into the people around you, allowing the community you are serving to take the lead, collaboration, accessing mentors and experts and more.

Featuring appearances by Te Rangi of Comm...

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Business isn't just about profit... well it doesn't need to be!

Aroha Tamihana founded Maimoa Creative to empower people on their Te Reo Māori journey and has built a successful business doing it, but it's the values that really drives her.  Manawa founded Ngahere, and all of its branches, from the desire to see our Māori and Pasifika people thrive in our creative, innovative, entrepreneurial potential.

In this kōrero y...

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Q&A on Creative Hustle, how to get over creative blocks and find inspiration, getting your hustle going, beating perfectionism and pricing for the value of what your creativity brings to the table.  Lessgooo!

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Q&A on business, keys to starting, growing and sustaining a business, a bit about what's behind Ngahere, and why we roll in South Auckland.

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August 26, 2021 22 sec

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This week on Ngahere Talks Manawa Udy is joined with Hepa Te Moana aka. Bestsiiide. In this episode, Hepa touches on how his childhood and upbringing set him up with confidence in ‘foreign spaces’ later on in life.

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This weeks Ngahere Talks episode features the amazing wāhine and very good friend of Manawa's, Nyrene Crowley 🔥

Nyrene is a professional fighter and Mixed Martial Artist. She has trained in Martial Arts for 6 years and competed professionally full-time for 3 of those years.

This episode touches on her journey to becoming a professional fighter, the stigma around MMA and what she wants to ultimately achieve as a fighter....

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This weeks episode we have the beautiful Nikki Penetito-Hemara join in on a kōrero with our host Manawa. Nikki is South Auckland born and bread #RewaHard. She's the Director of Kori Colalb, a business focusing on "Māori ways of understanding and interpreting the world."

In this episode Nikki and Manawa have a mean chat about their upbringing as wāhine Māori, seeing barriers and stereotypes that were put on them that can...

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Hosted by Manawa Udy in Poneke, Wellington at Karaka Cafe. We're joined with Pera Barrett who is a father of two, the Founder & CEO of his charity 'Shoe Box Christmas' and a Digital Product owner at BNZ. 

We get to talking about Pera's journey of imposter syndrome during his years of learning Te Reo Māori. We had a kōrero about prioritising things in your life that make you happy and preserving your mental healt...

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Manawa & Mel link up  with Josh Faraimo and Jarome Cavubati, Founders of Kwotimation. "Kwotimation provides software that empowers tilers to automate the pricing process and provide tailored prices to prospective customers."

This episode talks about the heart, soul and bones of being an entrepreneur and the struggles of starting a business as Māori and Pasifica people during the early stages of entrepreneurship. They al...

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Welcome to Konei Kōrero - the podcast series dedicated to boosting Aotearoa Brands 🌿  


This episode is a special Kōrero with the awesome Hohepa & Mia Thompson, the creators and entrepreneurs behind their brand, The Hori. Our Host, Manawa, leads them through a conversation about their upbringing in Ōtaki & Australia. You'll love their story and vision of how The Hori started, what they've accomplished and wh...

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