Ngā Whetū Hei Whai 2014

Conference Presentations

Presentations delivered over the two day conference can be downloaded here in PDF. Not all presentations are available.


Opening Conference
Ngā Whetū Hei Whai; Charting Pathways for Māori Industry Futures
Richard Jefferies
Chairman - Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust


Māori Business; A Great Vision
Travis O’Keefe
Social Entrepreneur and Innovator


Keynote Speaker
Waka Vercoe
Te Putea Whakatupu Emeritus Fellow 2014 / Te Ahorangi 2014


Taking A Seat At The Board Table; A Strategy of Māori Doing Great Business Nationally and Internationally – The Wakatu Story
Miriana Stephens
Director - Wakatu Incorporation


Māori Women In Business Doing Business Internationally
Rachel Petero
Founder - GENVIVA


Iwi Business; Leading a Great Team
Parekawhia McLean
CEO - Te Arataura


Māori Selling Into Key Markets
Tama Potaka
General Manager - Tainui Group Holdings


Connecting Māori In Business; The Takiwai Story
Lara Norcroft
Chairman - Takiwai Rotorua Māori Business Network & Director of Velvet Stone


From the Farm to the Gate and Beyond; Māori in Agribusiness
Peter Madden
Silver Fern Farms


Māori Entrepreneurs; From Incubating The Idea to Making It Happen
Vanessa Clarke
Business Growth Advisor - Soda INC

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