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We're collectively drawing up a list of all businesses and non-profits making sustainable positive social or environmental impact so that we all can support the social enterprise movement in New Zealand. Please add names / details below! More details in our blog here:
http://blog.pledgeme.co.nz/the-social-enterprise-list/
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OrganisationPeopleHomeWe doWhat we care aboutOnline home
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3R ReimagineersAdele RoseHawkes BayWaste & RecyclingAt 3R, waste isn’t a problem, it’s an opportunity for environmental and economic benefit. And we’re passionate about helping businesses and their customers responsibly dispose of used products and packaging. Combine this passion with expertise in bringing together individual businesses, industry and government to find innovative outcomes for waste, and it’s a recipe for some seriously good product stewardship solutions.
https://3r.co.nz/our-story/
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AccreditronAshlyn Baum, Dana Friedman, George Grainger, Simon TeggWellingtonSoftwareSupporting social service providers to spend less time on paperwork
http://www.accreditron.com
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ActionStation AotearoaMarianne Elliott, Laura O'Connell Rapira, Megan SaloleWellingtonCommunityWe act together to create what we cannot achieve on our own: a society, economy and democracy that works for us - everyday people and the planet we love
http://www.actionstation.org.nz/
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AgogeAndrew NicolWaikatoDesignPeople matter
https://www.agoge.nz/
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Ahuru Mowai Housing SolutionsTom Crawford, Jose Crawford, Henry Huriwai and Lizz CrawfordEast Coast, GisborneConstructionSafe, warm, affordable eco housing to rent or own
https://www.facebook.com/AhuruMowaiHousing/
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ĀKAUAna Heremaia, Felicity Brenchley, Ruby WatsonKaikoheDesignRangatahi and their communities involved in the design of real projects in their own community.www.akau.co.nz
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All Good BananasSimon, Matt, and ChrisAuckland, WellingtonFood & BeverageSource and sell fair trade bananas, working with farmers to ensure they're well paid and farming sustainably.
http://allgoodorganics.co.nz/
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AlmightyBen Lenart
Tess Lenart
Adán Tijerina
WellingtonFood & BeverageMake seriously tasty organic juice. For every bottle of Almighty juice sold we donate 3c towards building vege gardens in New Zealand schools.
http://www.almighty.nz/
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Angel FoodAlice ShoplandAucklandFood & BeverageEverything Angel Food™ make is free from dairy, eggs, meat and GE but bursting with love
http://www.angelfood.co.nz/
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AttitudeTVHamish Thompson? Robyn Scott-Vincent, Dan BuckinghamAucklandMedia ProductionChanging perceptions of people with disabilities by telling their stories
https://attitudelive.com
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Auckland YWCA HostelMonica Briggs (CEO)Auckland CBDPropertySafe inner-city accommodation, especially for women
http://www.akywca.org.nz/budget-accommodation-auckland-hostel/
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BanqerKendall Flutey, Ben Wigley, Marc McHardy, Micah Hocquard
Christchurch / Wellington
Education & EmploymentIncreasing the financial literacy of kids around NZ and abroad
http://banqer.co
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Be.AccessibleMinnie BaragwanathAucklandEducation & Employment
http://www.beaccessible.org.nz/the-movement/about-be-accessible
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Bicycle JunctionCatarina GutierrezWellingtonLeisure, Travel & TourismGetting more people on bikes to improve their health and wellness through social rides.
http://bicyclejunction.co.nz/
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Biogrow LimitedTaurangaEnvironmentNew Zealand plant pot distributors and commercial suppliers of Organic and Biodegradable products for the horticulture, nursery and domestic gardening markets.
www.biogrow.co.nz
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BoquitaLucas, Marianne & CharlotteWellingtonFood & BeverageVegan mexican taco restaurant paying living wage and sourcing ethical ingredients
http://boquita.nz/
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Brown BreadJo BlairChristchurchMarketing & CommsWe are in business to make good stuff happen. We back great game changing ideas, people or companies that want to make a difference. We'll partner alongside you to help transform your project or vision into reality by: testing your idea in the market, building commercial or philanthropic strategies, creating and engaging a new community, and ensuring your bottom line goals are delivered.
http://www.brownbread.co.nz/
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BucketribeJonathan Foucher / Sebastien Mathieu
Christchurch / Queenstown
CommunityCreating a global community where individuals can share things (products/services) and get value from them(ready soon)
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Cancer Societyn/aNationalHealth & WellnessCreate sunscreen to part fund their operations.
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Carolin Nobles - Sing your SongCarolin NoblesWellingtonMusic, Film, Theatre, PerformanceIntuitive Singing & Sound Healing - reminding people of their true nature through the power of song
http://www.carolinnobles.com
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Catalyse NetworkDenise BijouxAuckland/nationalCommunityLocally-led urban transformation
www.catalyse.co.nz
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Catapult Employment ServicesAlison BrownChristchurchEducation & EmploymentHelping disabled and disadvantaged Cantabrians find and maintain meaningful, long term employment
http://catapultemployment.org.nz/
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CBECCliff Colqhoun
Terry Jones
KaitaiaEnvironmentBuilding sustainable local economies
http://www.cbec.co.nz/
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Ceres OrganicsNew ZealandFood & BeverageOver 30 years ago, Ceres Organics began as an organic vegetable co-op and has grown to offer the most comprehensive range of organic products in Australasia.
https://www.ceres.co.nz/
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Chalky digitsTeresaCanterburyFashionEthical fashion, Conservation
www.chalkydigits.co.nz
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ChargeNethttps://charge.net.nz/about/meet-the-team/
Auckland + Nationwide
UtilitiesBuilding a nationwide network of Rapid DC Chargers for electric vehicles and promoting the uptake of EVs in NZ
https://charge.net.nz
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ChariotThomas KieferWellingtonTransportChariot is a carpooling and ride-sharing application. Share the ride. Share the rewards.
Reduce the cost and hassle of driving with New Zealand’s smart, secure and simple carpooling app.
http://www.getchariot.com/
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CityhopVictoria CarterAuckland, WellingtonTransportCityhop is New Zealand's first "cars by the hour"
car share company
http://www.cityhop.co.nz/
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Clean PlanetAucklandCleaning & MaintenanceWe’re New Zealand’s first health-focused, dedicated environmentally kinder commercial cleaning company.
www.cleanplanet.co.nz
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Co-CreationzGilly Stewart and Val ProudAucklandCreative AgencyWe work with government, community and enterprises to measure and demonstrate social impact of what they do.
www.co-creationz.nz
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Commonsense OrganicsJim Kebbell and Marion WoodWellington / AucklandFood & BeverageSell organic, allergy-aware and environmentally sustainable food through their Wellington, Auckland and online stores
http://www.commonsenseorganics.co.nz/
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Community PowerJames MartinAucklandUtilitiesMatch (or better) your electricity charges so you pay the same (or less). They then share profits with you, so you can donate a portion of our profits to the charity, school, church, club, community organisation, or individual of your choice.
https://communitypower.co.nz/
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Companion & Co.Kareen and William DurbinAucklandDesignCo-creating scarves and stools with former refugees
www.companionandco.com
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Conscious ConsumersBen GleisnerWellingtonSoftwareGiving consumers visibility of the businesses that want to make a difference in the world
https://consciousconsumers.nz
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Conservation KidsNatasha LuxtonPictonEnvironment
http://www.conservationkidsnz.com
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CQ NZ LtdHarv and Mary Beth Robles FeildingCommunitySuccessful, thriving New Zealand business's and organisations lead by effective people with the capacity to grow and flourish www.c-q.co.nz
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Critical DesignAndy Crowe and Rui PengAucklandCreative AgencyEmpowering grassroots innovation via digital fabrication. Tackling inequality with ingenious design.
www.criticaldesign.nz
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Cultivate ChristchurchBailey Peryman and Fiona StewartChristchurchFood CultivationInspring young people through urban farming
http://cultivate.org.nz/
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CurativeEddy RoyalAucklandCreative AgencyInspiring change; co-designing creative solutions to change the narrative of some of our complex social issues. Community based social marketing, branding and design to help people have their voices heard.
http://www.curative.co.nz/
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Destination TradesChristina Rogstad
Veronica White
Owen Lingard
AucklandConstructionAccess for women to construction trades
https://www.destinationtrades.co.nz/home
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Dev AcademyJoshua Vial & Rohan WakefieldWellington / AucklandEducation & EmploymentRun immersive web development programmes focused on developing the whole person while generating great job prospects for graduates in a fast changing tech ecosystem.
https://www.devacademy.co.nz/
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DignityMiranda Hitchings
Jacinta Gulasekharam
WellingtonHealth & WellnessEmpowering women, helping girls. we provide buy one give one sanitary items in the workplace to support women's need and young students in school who can't afford these items.
https://www.dignitynz.com/
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Dine Academy TrustSonia TiatiaWellington / AucklandEducation & EmploymentInspire, nurture & empower youth transition into employment - using hospitality, tourism and customer service fundamentals to develop youth with brighter futures beyond the school gate
http://www.dineacademy.co.nz/
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Do Good JobsJulia CaponWellingtonEducation & EmploymentDo Good Jobs connects people who want to do good, with work and volunteer opportunities at NZ charities and social enterprises enabling more good to happen.
www.dogoodjobs.co.nz
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Donation Manager Charitable TrustAdam ClarkWhangareiSoftwareImproving efficiency, decreasing administration time, and increasing donation revenue for charities in NZ
http://www.donationmanager.co.nz
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Driftwood EcotoursMarlboroughEnvironmentWas born out of a desire to share our wonderful environment. Our tours highlight in particular the ecological importance of the Wairau Lagoon. New Zealand’s wetlands have been decreased by 99% since the arrival of Europeans. We support the protection and restoration of existing wetlands. We promote New Zealand conservation by creating awareness through our tours and Will's photos.
https://driftwoodecotours.co.nz/our-story-2/
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Dumpark Edith Woischin, Timo FranzWelligtonTechnologyAllow citizens and government to make better decisions by understanding complex information through data visualisation
http://dumpark.com
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Eat My LunchLisa King
Michael Meredith
Auckland & WellingtonFood & Beverage28% of Kiwi kids in poverty and we estimate that there are at least 25,000 going to school everyday without lunch. For every lunch you Buy, a lunch is Given to a Kiwi kid in need. Buy One. Give One. In just 2 years, we have provided 245,000 lunches to kids in 48 low decile schools in Auckland, Hamilton & Wellington. All through something as simple as a lunch.
http://www.eatmylunch.nz/
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Eco Stock Supplies LimitedAucklandWaste & RecyclingEco Stock Supplies Ltd is an innovative business making a difference in food waste recycling and minimisation. We recycle food waste from industrial food manufacturers, supermarkets and food importers predominantly by turning it into animal feed.
www.ecostock.co.nz
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EcoMattersDamon BirchfieldAucklandEnvironmentSocial enterprise undertaking impact programmes in the fields of environmental restoration, waste minimisation & zero waste events, e-waste collection, environmental education and workshops, community gardening, healthy rentals assessments, insulation installation, bike hub, ecoshop, and industry pollution prevention.
http://www.ecomatters.org.nz/
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EcostoreMalcolm Rands (?)AucklandHealth & Wellnessecostore provides healthy and sustainable skincare products, laundry detergents and cleaning supplies that have no nasty chemicals.
http://www.ecostore.co.nz/
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EcoWaiBarry HillyerAucklandEnvironment
http://www.ecowai.co.nz/
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EcowareAlex Magaraggia and James Calver,AucklandWaste & RecyclingOur vision is to provide eco-friendly and sustainable food packaging that is superior in quality at an affordable price. Biodegradable and compostable.
http://www.ecoware.co.nz/
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Edmund Hillary FellowshipYoseph Ayele
EHF Team
WellingtonCommunityPositive impact through entrepreneurship, global connections
http://www.ehf.org
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Education UnleashedChris ClayAucklandEducation & EmploymentSupporting local innovation in schools particularly in relation to science and tech'
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EkosSeanWaste & RecyclingCarbon footprint measurement, offsetting and carbon claims (e.g. carbon neutrality) with certified carbon offsets from our own fair-trade styled, community based rainforest conservation projects in NZ, Fiji, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands.
www.ekos.org.nz/
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Enspiralhttps://enspiral.com/about-enspiral/people/WellingtonCommunityCollective of collaborative social enterprises and freelancers working together on inspiring ideas
https://enspiral.com
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Enspiral AccountingCharmaine Meyers, Antz Rohan
Wellington / Christchurch
AccountingMixing good business with social impact. Passionate about supporting organisations from start-ups to social enterprises to charities and non-profits. Offer a discount to NFT and Social Enterprises.
www.enspiralaccounting.com
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EnvirokeaChris ThomsonChristchurchEnvironmentMinimising landfill and waste. We have sourced NZ's first domestically compostable coffee cups and lids
www.envirokea.co.nz
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Envision New ZealandMatthew LuxonAucklandWaste & RecyclingBusiness development for community development'. Since 1999 we've been helping council's and non-for-profits establish community-led resource recovery enterprises
www.envision-nz.com
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EthiqueBrianne WestChristchurchHealth & WellnessEliminating plastic packaging with shampoo bars
https://ethiquebeauty.com/
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EvolveNevel ChandAucklandInsuranceWhen you choose evolve you'll be choosing to make a positive difference, because every time someone chooses Evolve a donation is created to help those in need! First project is musical instruments to Ronald McDonald House.
http://www.evolving.co.nz/
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Exchange ChristchurchPreston Hegel
Camia Young
ChristchurchCreative AgencyA space for creative practitioners to produce, showcase, and share their workwww.xchc.co.nz
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Exchange CollaborativeAucklandCommunitySupport migrant and refugee background women to develop pathways out of social isolation and towards more social connection
www.exchangecollaborative.nz
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FabrikoCarl Pavletich, Bridget McKendryChristchurchCreative AgencyCreative projects to activate communities
http://fabriko.squarespace.com/
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Fairground Foundation
Malcolm and Melanie Rands, Temuera Hall
AucklandEnvironment
Creating a better world by taking on challenging projects that inspire others to do the same. Our current projects are Bucket, a crowdfunding platform, with a spotlight on flora and fauna projects. And Bumpspace involves working with ethical partners to create an inner-city housing development that is sustainable, green, affordable, and encourages a strong sense of community.
http://www.fairground.org/
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Family Start Manukau Colleen Fakalogotoa
Chamath Ekanayake
AucklandEducation & EmploymentEducation and employment for parents of children at risk and men who are unable to fit into normal selection criteria for work

http://www.fsm.org.nz/
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FeltLucy ArnoldOnline / ChristchurchEducation & EmploymentSustainable production and consumption; Wellbeing / mental healthFelt.co.nz
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Figure NZLillian GraceAucklandTechnologyA place for everyone to make sense of data and see New Zealand clearly, with a confidence that inspires us forward.
https://figure.nz/
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Fill Their LunchboxBenjamin AtkinsonChristchurchFood & BeverageBuy one give one lunch model
https://www.filltheirlunchbox.co.nz/pages/about-us
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Flick ElectricSteve O'Connor
Jessica Venning-Bryan
UtilitiesElectricity provider who's reducing our environmental impact by helping people consume electricity more cleverly and by embracing renewable and efficient technologies
https://www.flickelectric.co.nz/public_website/good-company
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Flourish IncMichelle Whitaker, Becca Bouffandeau & Dr Jackson Green
Christchurch + nationwide
Health & WellnessWe're a collective of activators and experts enabling flourishing wherever you are at, through connection, creativity & fun.
www.flourish.org.nz
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Fog & Moon | LinensTanya RukaWellingtonTextilesDesigner linen from the European flax plant, zero waste, organic & sustainable textiles for home & body. Researching creating an organic and sustainable linen from NZ flax.
https://underthefogandmoon.com/
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FormaryBernadette CaseyWellingtonTextilesThe Formary transforms surplus fibres into beautiful and luxurious fabrics for the home, specialising in the development of cutting edge designer textiles that are kinder on our planet.
http://www.theformary.com/
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Fox & FawnCat Gooding & Fenella MurphyWellingtonDesigncrisp and clean design, eye-catching photography and videography and cohesive, professional social media and promotion.
https://www.facebook.com/foxandfawncreative/
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FRANK StationeryJess & Jason HoldawayAucklandStationeryDesigner stationery that gives back to children in need. For every item sold, a school books is donated to a child living in poverty.
www.frankstationery.com
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Freerange PressBarnaby Bennett, Byron Kinnaird, Emma Johnson, Catarina Gutierrez, Joe Cederwall
Christchurch/Wellington/Sydney
PublishingPublishing material in print and online that contributes to conversations and discussions about design, cities and issues of importance to people.
www.projectfreerange.com, shop.projectfreerange.com
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Fresh ConceptSimon van PraagAucklandCreative AgencySpaces and places for people and communities
http://www.freshconcept.co.nz/
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Garden to Table TrustLinda BellAucklandFood CultivationThe focus of the Garden to Table Trust’s programme is to link the growing and harvesting of organically grown food to its preparation for eating and the appreciation and socialisation involved when food is shared and enjoyed together.
www.gardentotable.org.nz
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Giblin Group Jenni Giblin, Christine Ennis, Hugh Henderson, Margot Bawden, Craig Ireson Hawke's Bay Business servicesBuilding vibrant communities'- revenue generation strategies for community cultural infrastructure, coaching and advice for revenue generation and capital raising. Leading the regional renaissance.
https://www.giblingroup.co.nz/
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GirlGuiding New ZealandSusan Coleman
Christchurch + nationwide
Education & EmploymentEmpowering girls and young women to make a difference in the world
www.girlguidingnz.org.nz
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Girls Mean BusinessLaura Sessions
Christine Woods
Auckland and Christchurch
Education & EmploymentHelping girls build confidence and career success
www.girlsmeanbusiness.net
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GivealittleLynne Le Gros Melanie Steel Daniel GrayAuckland FundingCrowdfuding for New Zealanders. Fundraising for the things that matter. A simple way to give and share the Kiwi spirit.
https://givealittle.co.nz/
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Gladstone VineyardSue Wallis
Gary Kelk
WairarapaFood & BeverageIntelligent winegrowing
http://www.gladstonevineyard.co.nz/
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Global Action Plan OceaniaAdam Benli
Andrew Walters
Jane Walters
AucklandEnvironmentSolving polystrene waste issue
http://www.globalactionplanoceania.com/
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Good Bitches BakingNic & MarieWellingtonFood & BeverageWe are a collection of keen bakers in Wellington who want to spread a bit of sweetness to people in our community. We believe that small things can make a big difference, and a bit of kindness can sometimes help someone through a really bad day
http://www.goodbitchesbaking.co.nz/
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Good BuzzTaurangaFood & BeverageGood Buzz Booch® is a non-alcoholic brewed probiotic soft drink commonly called kombucha. It is thought to have originated in Manchuria, China over 2000 years ago and the claims to health benefits have preserved the elixir through generations, carrying it around the world.
https://goodbuzz.nz/
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GOOD TravelEliza RaymondWellingtonLeisure, Travel & TourismFacilitating travel that gives back to the local community, economy, and environment. Educate and inform travellers and businesses.
www.good-travel.org
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GreentimeAucklandFood & BeverageHealthy marries Delicious at Green Time Eatery - where taste matters, craft is celebrated, and food waste is minimised. We buy local, make from scratch, refrain from refined sugars, skip dairy...

https://www.facebook.com/greentimenz/
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Gribblehirst TrustAndrew Dixon
Denise Bijoux
Helen Coyte
AucklandMakerspaceCommunity led development. Multi discipline continuous learning space. Cooking, Sewing, Knitting, Electronics, Robotics, Programming, Theatre, Music - helping the community to make together and innovateghub.nz
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Grow GoodTim Jones
Christchurch + nationwide
Business servicesScaling the impact of SocEnt by providing business growth coaching, training and advice. Grow Good is a Certified B Corp and can also help you on that journey, and I am also a B Corp Ambassador for NZ.
www.growgood.co
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HappiNathalie Whitaker
Paulette Cotter
Kirsty Perrett
Melanie Wilson
Danelle Whaanga
Martina Saville
Catherine Cameron
Melanie Seyfort
AucklandEducation & EmploymentGetting early childhood education righthappi.co.nz
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Happy Cow Milk (previously Nature Matters)Glen HerudChristchurchFarmingMinimising the impact of dairy farming on the environment through mobile milking
http://happycowmilk.co.nz/
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Hikurangi BIoactivesManu Caddie
Panapa Ehau
RuatoriaPharmaMaori community economic development through hemp cultivation and production, biodiscovery, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, medical cannabis, etc.
www.hikurangi.enterprises
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HOBANZ - The Home Owners and Buyers Association of New ZealandJohn Gray and Roger LevieAucklandConstructionProtecting the interests of buyers, owners and occupiers of New Zealand homes. We provide independent information and support on all matters related to homes and housing.
https://hobanz.org.nz/
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HoneywrapTara, Jo and AmyAucklandWaste & RecyclingRe-usable food wrap
https://www.honeywrap.co.nz/
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HumanityKaren Francis
Kelly Francis
AucklandFashionWe source and sell fashion brands which are ethically made from sustainable materials. The brands also give back a portion of profits to humanitarian and environmental causes.
www.humanity.nz
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Innocent PackagingTony SmallAucklandWaste & RecyclingInnocent Packaging is a New Zealand owned company passionate about supporting Kiwi businesses towards the sustainable future. We see ourselves as an innovative packaging company striving to revolutionise the packaging industry by leading the way with sustainably produced products, incredible customer service and committed product stewardship.
https://www.innocentpackaging.co.nz/
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