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Welcome to seeds, a weekly show that just hit 10,000 listens 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 recent article on why social enterprise matters here and discussing the idea of new legal structures here. 

Jun 11, 2018

Samantha Jones is a social entrepreneur who founded B Corp certified Little Yellow Bird ( It’s aim is to ethically make uniforms and other workwear while also considering the source of organic  cotton, impact on the environment and the fair treatment of the workers involved. In...

Jun 4, 2018

Michael founded the iconic New Zealand brand Cookie Time more than 30 years ago.  But that wasn't his first business idea and the initial ones he had tried failed - but he kept trying.  When you talk to Michael it is apparent that if the cookie idea hadn't worked then he would have tried something else - that...

May 30, 2018

A bonus episode to celebrate getting to a total of 10,000 listens of the show and to say thanks to those who subscribe! This is a bit different as it is from the recent conference at Te Papa where I was able to help moderate a session on the topic "Are there too many Charities in New Zealand".  Thought it was worth...

May 28, 2018

Miranda is the STEM Coordinator at the Ara Institute of Canterbury.  In this conversation we talk about Miranda's background including her early years in the ski industry, involvement in space camps for youth, visiting NASA, the mission of Spacebase, the colonisation of Mars and the promotion of STEM for the next...

May 21, 2018

David is the Chair of Canterbury Tech and in this episode released during Techweek '18 we talk about the origins of Canterbury Tech, what it is involved in and the future of technology for the next generation.  We also discuss David's childhood in South Africa, his different entrepreneurial ventures, what makes a good...