Weaving bonds of whanaungatanga to foster business success.

Whāriki is a not-for-profit social franchise, designed to support and uplift Māori business owners and professionals, by creating moments of connection and celebration.

Tū Kotahi, Kōkiri Tahi

Stand in unity, move forward as one

Being a business owner is tough and it’s easy to feel like all things Māori are under attack right now. Let’s flip the negativity and stand with our Māori business owners and remind them that we love their mahi, and celebrate their journey and achievements.
Ko Tāmati Rākena te kaitito o tēnei whakatauākī #TuKōtahiKōkiriTahi

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Maori man weaving harakeke flax
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Shop, hire, book, visit, engage. Find the pakihi Māori you need in our directory.

TanaNZ
TanaNZ

Tana NZ Ltd is a 100% New Zealand owned and operated company that provides services within scaffolding, falsework, propping, temporary roofing, staging, edge protection, key events, rubbish chutes, encapsulated scaffolds, special hoist systems, hanging and engineered scaffolding, rigging and steel erecting to the commercial, residential and industrial sectors throughout Australasia.

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Ascon Skilled Personnel Ltd
Ascon Skilled Personnel Ltd

Skilled labour hire for commercial construction and civil construction projects Whether you’re a site superintendent on a tunnelling project or constructing a bridge, Ascon will work with you to provide skilled labour hire solutions tailored to your project’s needs.

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Niche Media NZ Ltd
Niche Media NZ Ltd

Niche Media is a Media Booking Hub for 80+ media, inc TV, Radio, Print, Social and Digital media platforms, representing all the "hard to reach" audiences in NZ, including Māori, Pacific and Asian media and community Liaison Managers for direct community engagement. Plus a lot more after 26 years of doing this.

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Āwhina Wellness
Āwhina Wellness

Āwhina Wellness interconnects Business, Culture and Wellness with Te Ao Māori as a bridge between the western and indigenous worlds to help create positive change in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Kayla Atkins-Gordine, Ngāti Porou, weaves Matauranga Māori through her offerings as a Holistic Health Coach, Speaker, Yoga Teacher and Singer.

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