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04
Dec

Beatrice Faumuina Drops in with Sol3 Mio for Breakfast

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Beatrice Faumuina dropped into the FLAVA studio to meet with Sol3 Mio on their breakfast show to share all about HATCH 2021.   Watch the interview here or click picture below.     Hatch is a free programme where you can test your business ideas and affirm that they’re heading in the right direction.   As [...]

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26
Nov

Learn more about HATCH 2021!

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Learn all about our HATCH 2021 Entrepreneurial Programme from our Pacific Business Trust CEO Pelenato Sakalia. It’s free to register and free to attend. Applications close Monday 7 December 2020.  

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01
Nov

Got a business idea? Join HATCH. Applications extended, close on Monday 7 Dec 2020.

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  The renewed, refreshed and recharged HATCH 2021 Entrepreneurial Programme for Auckland is open for applications.   hatchbiz.co.nz/#apply-now   If you’re Pasifika, aged 18-30, based in Auckland, and you’ve got a great idea or you’ve started a business, or have a passion for all things digital then HATCH is for you.   HATCH is our business readiness and […]

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27
Feb

Same Mana – Different Language

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Three quarters of the Pacific Business Trust’s HATCH 2018 cohort content creating business No Six – (pictured from far left to right above as) Niko Meredith, Benji Timu and Hannah Teipo undertook four intense weeks of learning Mandarin at the National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei City Taiwan at the start of 2019. The trio became […]

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27
Feb

Taiwan experience strengthens cultural links

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Having studied Mandarin for five years, HATCH participant Angel Stowers of Kokiti Ltd, winner of the 2018 Panuku Development Pacific Impact Award at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust Awards, says the opportunity to go to Taiwan as a Kiva business scholar was one she had to go on. The exchange gave her an insight […]

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22
Feb

Taiwan journey inspires HATCH Participant

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For HATCH participant Karita Siakisini of Sepora Lia (pictured right), whose company focuses on marketing authentic, quality Pasifika inspired jewellery, her month-long experience in Taiwan taught her the importance of valuing where you come from. The exchange also allowed her to utilise skills learnt when she started her HATCH journey in early 2018.   Karita, […]

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15
Feb

HATCH Game Changers

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Check out our mini-series looking at the awesome achievements of our Hatch 2018 Cohort outside of being superstar entrepreneurs.   Stay tuned to find out how some of our HATCH Cohort fared in Taiwan having recently returned from participating in the inaugural Kiva Scholars Programme.   However reposted here from our instagram for your reading […]

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20
Dec

Hatch 2019 – The rise of the Social Entrepreneur

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We’re excited to welcome the new and incoming HATCH cohort of social entrepreneurs, a group whose businesses are born from Food Innovation, Creative Economy, Social Activism, the Tech Community, Photography, Film, Music, and Beauty & Lifestyle. Get to know each incoming participant and what drives them as we embark on this HATCH journey in the […]

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20
Dec

Shoutout to the HATCH Cohort of 2018 – WHAT A YEAR!

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Thank you for your participation, commitment and hard work. We’re excited about your future and all that WILL be achieved in 2019! Go well, go safe and we will see you all back in the HATCH space early 2019.   GO: Ana Saulala     KOKITI: Angel Stowers & Annabelle Ryan     SEPORALIA: Sophie Lemon & Karita (KJ) […]

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13
Nov

HATCH Q&A with Karita Siakisini of Sepora Lia

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Karita Siakisini of Sepora Lia says she and her business partner applied to join #HATCH because they were hungry for help, direction and for their Jewellery business to succeed. Her hatch words of wisdom are for #Pasifika youth to ‘Utilize the networks and contacts given to you, and always push forward’. Read more about her […]

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