Kia orana, Noa’ia, Talofa lava, Mauri, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō ni and warm Pacific greetings.
An evening event to hear from some inspiring Maori and Pacific local businesses. There will also be a chance for networking over delicious kai from Pacific Soul Food.
We are excited for you to meet our diverse and inspiring speakers at this Maori and Pacific in Business evening. They will bring amazing insight to engage, encourage and motivate you. More speaker announcements coming soon. Be sure to register early.
Naomi Brooking - One Agency
Co-owner of One Agency Select Realty, her reputation is fundamental and as such, word of mouth has always been her main source of business to date. She has combined her own natural flair and ability in marketing with a culture of hard work and diligence.
Siobhan Samuels - Runway Studio
Owner of Runway Studio, Beauty salon located in Porirua.
Pauline Faumuina - Pacific Soul Food
A family run business that is located in the heart of Porirua, providing the best of the Pacific to your plate. Sisters Pauline Faumuina & Sitoelau Lafaele started Pacific Soul Food together in 2017, to fill a gap in the market for traditional Pasifika catering in the region.
Rawinia Rimene - Girl Native
Rawinia developed the idea for Girl Native in her final year studying business and project management at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa in 2019. After having her third child she looked into Māori medicine and wanted to use fewer toxic products for beauty and hygiene.