News / PR

13
Nov

HATCH Q&A with Karita Siakisini of Sepora Lia

News

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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05
Nov

HATCH Q&A with Niko Meredith of No Six

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Samoan-Tongan Niko Meredith of No Six says he and his business partners wanted to be a part of the next wave of Pacific entrepreneurs and Hatch provided that opportunity for them. Niko says being in HATCH has been beneficial to No Six as well as them as individuals providing a space and cohort who are […]

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01
Nov

HATCH Q&A with Hannah Teipo of No Six

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For Hannah Teipo of No Six, HATCH is an awesome opportunity to grow your business with people already in the know. “If you want to learn business from both a uniquely Pasifika perspective and a broader world-view, apply for HATCH. Business schools will not account for collective values, family obligations and giving back to your […]

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23
Oct

HATCH Q&A with Benji Timu of No Six

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Samoan-Cook Islander Benji Timu joined Hatch with his business partners to expand their understanding on how business works. A year in, they’ve done just that. Benji knows they’re more aware about what they learn collectively and how it’s applicable to their business. Learn more about Benji’s HATCH journey and click apply to start your own! […]

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14
Oct

HATCH Q&A with Angel Stowers of Kokiti Limited

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Angel Stowers of Kokiti Limited (Pictured: Left) says the best piece of HATCH advice that’s stuck with her is ‘to not see every low point and failure as a negative, but to see it as the first step to success’. It has been a driver in pushing her and her business partners to think of […]

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04
Oct

HATCH Q&A with Tyrone Tangata-Makiri of No Six

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Tyrone Tangata-Makiri of No Six says that since enrolling into Hatch he’s learned that business is just an idea and what matters is execution- which Hatch has helped him and his team with immensely. He hopes more young Pasifika will look to Hatch as a viable option if not for the support they’ll get from […]

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21
Sep

HATCH Q&A with John Belford-Lelaulu of MAU Studio

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HATCH participant John Belford-Lelaulu believes Pasifika, by nature, are entrepreneurs. It’s why he encourages other Pasifika youth to enrol into the programme. Being with business experts through HATCH, John has learned to experiment with his business, MAU Studio.   Read more about John’s HATCH journey in his Q&A. Name John Belford-Lelaulu Age 25 Ethnicity Samoan […]

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20
Sep

HATCH Q&A with Ana Saulala, founder of Gift One

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Ana Saulala, founder of Gift One (GO), wants more Pacific youth to take advantage of the opportunity the Hatch Youth Programme provides. With a mind to establish a sustainable business that can run after she’s moved on, Ana knows the Hatch programme can provide the support group you need to keep striving to reach your […]

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20
Sep

HATCH Q&A with Annabelle Ryan of Kokiti Ltd

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Annabelle Ryan (pictured: right) of Kokiti Ltd says she and her business partners applied to join HATCH because it could take them to the next level and provide the essentials to run a sustainable, ethical company. Kokiti were the winner of the 2018 Panuku Development Pacific Impact Award at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust […]

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18
Sep

Hatch by Pacific Business Trust – Creating the commercial leaders of tomorrow – Enrolments open now

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Hatch is a safe space where young Pacific entrepreneurs transform their futures through enterprise. Run by the Pacific Business Trust, it embodies the new direction the Trust has embarked upon for the last two years. The result is the creation of programmes which leverage key areas of strength within our Pacific communities, with Hatch addressing […]

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