Wholly Cow

13/11/2019

Wholly Cow has a ‘give back’ approach to farming – producing high quality fresh meat products, while enabling a more sustainable future.

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Marty Taylor – Founder & Chief Sustainability Officer, Papa Taiao Earthcare

12/11/2019

Marty is the founder of Papa Taiao Earthcare, which enables young people to lead social, cultural and environmental projects while gaining NCEA qualifications and industry-related skills.  He was driven to re-engage the disenfranchised back into education, with a firm belief that if you care for a place, the place cares for the people.

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Jacqui Forbes – Kaihautū Matua, Para Kore Marae

12/11/2019

Jacqui Forbes is an uri (descendant) of Ngāruahine Iwi in Taranaki and the Kaihautū Matua (General Manager) for the Māori zero waste organisation Para Kore. Para Kore was established in 2008 and Jacqui has led it since the beginning, growing a kaupapa Māori zero waste education movement across Aotearoa. It supports more than 370 marae, kōhanga reo, kura kaupapa, Māori organisations and events.

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Joe Youseff – National Director, All Heart NZ Charitable Trust

12/11/2019

Joe is the Founder, National Director and a Trustee of All Heart NZ Charitable Trust.  All Heart NZ helps corporates to re-direct, re-purpose and reduce their waste while supporting community groups throughout Aotearoa and globally. It believes that improving the ways we all source and dispose of ‘stuff’ can positively impact the planet and the quality of life of the people who help produce, reuse and dispose of it.Read More

Victoria Carter – Founder, Cityhop

12/11/2019

Victoria introduced the concept of car share to New Zealand, and has funded and actively promoted it. She was ahead of her time: she launched Cityhop before smart phones existed, before the AT Hop Card, and before Uber.

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Janice Lee – Founder, Koha Kai

12/11/2019

Janice founded Koha Kai, a not for profit charitable trust that encourages a life of purpose and wellbeing for some of the most vulnerable people in New Zealand. Her aim was to change society’s attitude to disability by seeing the work disabled people do in the community: cooking good food for a gold coin Koha.

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