The Modern Māori Business Environment

On 24 September 2018 I delivered the following speech as a keynote presentation at the 2018 Māori Legal, Business, and Governance Forum in Wellington. Tēnā Koutou katoa.  He mihi nui ke Te Whare Waka, ki te mana whenua. Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tena koutou katoa. Ko wai au? Ko Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Māhanga, Ngā Māhanga a Tairi... Continue Reading →


Going Public: New Year, New Mahi

As I mentioned in the first instalment of my January update, this month has been a period of great change.  None more so than starting my new job after a four month sabbatical travelling around Europe and New Zealand.  As of 9 January 2018 I joined the public sector, taking up a positing of Māori... Continue Reading →

Monthly Update: January 2018

Kia ora whānau!  The first month of 2018 has come and gone and I am quietly taking stock of the big changes that have occurred over January.  After two years living in London, I am back in Auckland and settling into my new job - a role which will have an impact on the type... Continue Reading →

Capital-as-a-Service and Racial Bias in Investing

Capital-as-a-service will run over-the-top and allow us to scale to new geographies and sectors. We’ve modeled our approach to capital-as-a-service much the same as the startups we admire. Six months ago we kicked off a stealth experiment to develop an MVP, both assembling the underpinnings of an infrastructure platform and developing the basic customer experience... Continue Reading →

Monthly Roundup: October 2017

Welcome back!  I know I have been rather dormant for the past two years - I have been taking a bit of a break and spending time living and enjoying London and Europe.  It is time to head home, and I am refocusing my attention on Māori issues.  This brings a new focus for Ka... Continue Reading →

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