Māori and Pacific in Business

An evening event to hear from some inspiring Māori and Pacific local businesses. There will also be a chance to network over delicious kai from Pacific Soul Food.

3 June, 6pm - 8pm

Kia ora, Kia orana, Noa’ia, Talofa lava, Mauri, Mālō e lelei, Tālofa, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō ni and warm Pacific greetings.

In partnership with the Porirua Pasifika Business Hub, join us for a free two hour event and hear inspirational stories from the Māori and Pacific business community.

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Māori and Pacific in Business

Thursday 3 June

6.00pm - 8.00pm

Whitireia Polytechnic Library, 3 Wi Neera Drive, Elsdon, Porirua


We are excited for you to meet our diverse and inspirational speakers at this Māori and Pacific in Business evening. They will bring amazing insight to engage, encourage and motivate you. More speaker announcements coming soon. Be sure to register early.

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Naomi Brooking

One Agency

Co-owner of One Agency Select Realty, her reputation is fundamental and as such, word of mouth has always been her main source of business to date. She has combined her own natural flair and ability in marketing with a culture of hard work and diligence.

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Siobhan Samuels

Runway Studio

Owner of Runway Studio, a beauty salon located in Porirua.

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Pauline Faumuina

Pacific Soul Food

A family run business that is located in the heart of Porirua, providing the best of the Pacific to your plate. Sisters Pauline Faumuina & Sitoelau Lafaele started Pacific Soul Food together in 2017, to fill a gap in the market for traditional Pasifika catering in the region.

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Rawinia Rimene

Girl Native

Girl Native encourages indigenous girls around the world to embrace her true beauty, uniqueness and authenticity with confidence. A skincare retreat that reinforces the importance of self care and self love healing through reiki infused products

Porirua Business Month 2021